Ordinary Handsome, et al.

Published works, synopses, and reviews. Thank you. Ordinary Handsome Fifty-seven years ago, a young man named Euart Monroe came back home. Only two people knew what happened to him. Years later, the man responsible for Euart’s fate is paid a visit. But is it Euart’s ghost? Or is it the boy grown up seeking retribution? […]

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Handsome review

A wonderful review from my friend D. Wallace Peach at Myths of the Mirror. She has been a constant champion of my work, and I am so grateful. Please check out her site… she’s an amazing writer and I think you’ll be mesmerized not only by her work but by the depth of her imagination. Her […]

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Simply Extraordinary – Misfortune and Strife in Steven Baird’s Ordinary Handsome

Originally posted on Crumpled Paper Cranes:
I first read Ordinary Handsome a little more than a year ago. Admittedly, I felt quite overwhelmed upon finishing the book, giving it a second, third, and fourth read. Not only did the book leave me breathing deeply, scouting for the aroma of old black tea, the imprisoning honesty…

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Reviews for A Very Tall Summer

Two reviews for A Very Tall Summer have come in. Both are very generous and encouraging, and of course much appreciated. From Diana: “I purchased this book after reading Baird’s novel Ordinary Handsome, which I highly recommend. A Very Tall Summer is another unique tale, full of ghosts that Baird introduces at his leisure as […]

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