Books by Elizabeth Evans

AS GOOD AS DEAD by Elizabeth Evans
Released: March 3, 2015

"A novel about friendship, betrayal and the Iowa Writers' Workshop could have been satisfying in any number of ways, but with a floundering plot and tiresome narration, there are too many missed opportunities here."
In Evans' latest (Suicide's Girlfriend, 2002, etc.), a friendship that has been dead for 20 years is suddenly exhumed.Read full book review >
Released: Aug. 9, 2002

"Varied and accomplished."
Three-time novelist Evans (Carter Clay, 1999, etc.) returns with an admirable debut collection of tales, mostly about modern midwestern life. Read full book review >
ROWING IN EDEN by Elizabeth Evans
Released: Sept. 22, 2000

"Precisely drawn but an age-old portrait of a dreamy girl on the sudden verge of womanhood."
An overly familiar outing from Evans (Carter Clay, 1999; The Blue Hour, 1994) tells of one Frances Jean Wahl, 13 years old—and beset by sexual longing. Read full book review >
CARTER CLAY by Elizabeth Evans
Released: March 1, 1999

"A masterful story of simple people trying to understand God's inhumanity to man."
Agonizing, uncompromising southern gothic that glares unflinchingly at the cultural motifs of sin and salvation as they reassemble the shattered life of a burned-out Vietnam vet. Read full book review >
THE BLUE HOUR by Elizabeth Evans
Released: Sept. 1, 1994

"The story moves along like a car accelerating toward a cliff, pulling the reader over with a heart-stopping—but satisfying—crash."
A first novel with a particularly chilling take on the theme of suburban wholesomeness run amok. Read full book review >