Books by Doris Betts

THE SHARP TEETH OF LOVE by Doris Betts
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 9, 1997

"A pair of twentysomething lovers refreshingly reach out beyond themselves to act like grown-ups in a novel that succeeds in spite of itself."
An appealing story about love between a recovering anorexic and a deaf would-be pastor barely survives veteran novelist Betts's (Souls Raised From the Dead, 1994, etc.) awkward flirtation with significance as she introduces a ghost and the battle at Waco. Read full book review >
SOULS RAISED FROM THE DEAD by Doris Betts
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 1994

"Still, guaranteed to exercise the tear ducts."
The first novel by Betts (Heading West, 1981) in over ten years indulges in the clichÇs of domestic melodrama—a divorced couple, the illness of their only child, the burden and joy of non- nuclear families—but it's all done in an inviting Southern voice. Read full book review >