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Praise for WHEN GHOSTS COME HOME
**Finalist for the 2022 Southern Book Prize, an Amazon Best Book of September 2021, USA Today Book Not to Miss, and an Indie Next Pick**
"Writing with clarity and grace, best-selling Cash is a gem of a storyteller, combining the solitary journey of a young mother's grief and a community's relentless battle against racial injustice. The result is a tightly crafted whodunit with true depth that readers will simultaneously want to speed through and savor."
—Booklist, Starred Review
"A gripping mystery with characters that will linger in readers' minds long after they turn the last page."
"[A] rich character-driven tale."
"Under the guise of a gripping police procedural, Wiley Cash delivers a searing emotional story...[Weaving] in racism, politics, entitlement, and unscrupulous development in a thrilling mystery...WHEN GHOSTS COME HOME contines [Wiley's] high standards."
—Sun Sentinel Review
"Taut, tense, and tender—this novel hits every note. I loved it and devoured it with fury, straight to its blazing end."
—Lily King, author of WRITERS AND LOVERS
"Wiley Cash’s latest is an unputdownable knockout: written in deft, thrilling prose, this book is both a gripping murder mystery and a thoughtful exploration of systemic racism in America. The perfect novel for our present moment." —Lauren Wilkinson, author of AMERICAN SPY
"A brilliant portrait of how we arrived at the present, exploring race, class, greed, and how close we’ve always been to both the dangers that never hid themselves and the dangers we didn’t see coming. This breathtaking story offers insight, heartbreak, and grace in equal measure." —Danielle Evans, author of THE OFFICE OF HISTORICAL CORRECTIONS
Praise for THE LAST BALLAD
**An Indie Next Pick**
"This suspenseful, moving novel is a story of struggle and personal sacrifice for the greater good that will resonate with readers of John Steinbeck or Ron Rash."
"Cash creates a vivid picture of one woman's desperation...A heartbreakingly and beautifully written look at the real people involved in the labor movement."
"A promising young voice in Southern fiction...writers with earnestness and great sympathy."
Praise for A LAND MORE KIND THAN HOME
"Absorbing...Cash uses well-placed flashbacks to flesh out his characters...and to illuminate a familiar truth of Southern lit: Many are the ways that fathers fail their sons."
"Mesmerizing...Intensely felt and beautifully told."
—New York Times Books Review
"This book is a thriller, but it's so beautifully written that you'll be torn about how fast to read it. This is great, Gothic Southern fiction."
"As lyrical, beautiful, and uncomplicated as the classic ballads of Appalachia...Cash captures the reader's imagination in the first chapter...and maintains the wonder of the tale through to the coda of faith and affirmation."
—Library Journal, Starred Review
Praise for THIS DARK ROAD TO MERCY
"A heartfelt and nuanced story, exploring the lines between fear and trust, redemption and love."
"Exciting and suspenseful as well as moving, with a captivating heroine, this is a tremendous book."
"Cash follows his evocative debut with another striking take on Southern literature....In the rhythms and cadence of the South, Cash offers a tale about family and about the tenuous link among the right choices, living with consequences or seeking redemption."
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