Loyd Gray is an expert weaver of fates, a wistful manager of lives, a
wordsmith playing with texture, tone, and that all-important element,
the balance of tension. For as he wrenches our hearts, he also pushes
us to turn the next page, and the next, and the next. "
— Monique Raphel High, author of Between Two Worlds
captivating tale of 1970s Lake Argus is ultimately endearing and
memorable, and convinces me that this is a writer with some serious
— Darren DeFrain, author of The Salt Palace and Inside & Out: Stories
Loyd Gray’s clear straightforward prose is aimed directly at
the revelation of character and unspools with the unmistakeable
cadence of a storyteller."
— Stuart Dybek, author of The Coast of Chicago and I Sailed With Magellan