Books by Betsy Hearne

FICTION
Released: Aug. 1, 2007

Readers will hum with pleasure in the afterglow of each story in this powerful collection. Read full book review >

ANIMALS
Released: March 1, 2003

Dogs and peoples' lives intertwine in 12 short stories spun from Hearne's personal or peripheral experiences, in which the deepest emotional and physical struggles experienced by the protagonist are paralleled in the dog's outlook. Read full book review >

WHO’S IN THE HALL? by Betsy Hearne
FICTION
Released: Aug. 31, 2000

In this verbose picture book Hearne (Seven Brave Women, 1997 etc.) hits home the parental dictum, "don't open the door to strangers." Read full book review >

SEVEN BRAVE WOMEN by Betsy Hearne
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

In eight two-page chapters, Hearne (Eliza's Dog, 1996, etc.) draws upon stories from her family to transcribe a history of feminine accomplishment. Read full book review >

ELIZA'S DOG by Betsy Hearne
ANIMALS
Released: April 1, 1996

After a long, carefully plotted campaign, Eliza's parents let her have a puppy, a border collie she finds while on vacation in Ireland. Read full book review >

POLAROID by Betsy Hearne
POETRY
Released: April 30, 1991

Extending her title's potent image, Hearne groups incisive glimpses of people, places, rites of passage, and assorted epiphanies under poetically descriptive headings: ``Outside,'' ``City Sights,'' ``Insights,'' ``Second Sight,'' ``Close-ups,'' ``Dark and Light,'' ``Long View.'' The outside views, like the title poem, are evocative and allusive—even here, there's more than meets the eye. Read full book review >