“It felt like a Gabriel Garcia Marquez book at times, full of rich detail and fascinating individuals... The author's mind is formidable... A powerful and emotionally charged book - impressive.”
“When a book makes you feel things, when it makes you cry or laugh, when it makes you think, then it can be said it's a brilliant book.”
“[The author] opens her book with historical accuracy that reads like the finest historical fiction - only this story is directed toward revealing truths. ... This is a powerful, compelling historical novel that is deserving of a wide readership. Highly recommended.”
“I couldn’t put it down. Read it in 2 days and I was transported to the era, scenes, smells, fears and feelings. The writing style is clear and enchanting. I love the history lesson in a well-written story that captivates from beginning to end. It should become a required book for High School reading.”
"One of the best historical novels I have ever read in my life. ! And I do read a lot! ... I deeply recommend it!"
“I'd recommend it to anyone who likes to reflect on life, learn and think about universal values.”
“She meticulously builds her case … each tidbit becomes a part of the story that enriches, rather than encumbers it … and by the end of the book, you realize that you should have expected no less. I really enjoyed this book.”
"As a retired judge and attorney, I was particularly impressed with her legal research and analysis and I congratulate Ms. Yasmin Tirado on her meticulous and richly detailed explanation of the criminal trial of Antonio Ponton."
“Excellent merge of the world of genealogy, law, forensic psychiatry and personal history. … [The author] create[s] a book that is not only accurate on its descriptions, but in my case, as a psychiatrist with many years of expertise in the field of Forensics, very realistic.”
“A must for history buffs, but it’s also an important book for everyone to read. Pointing out injustice and learning from it helps prevent it from happening again. The more people who see its hand at play the better the world will be.”
“I couldn’t get enough of it. It was informative and beautifully written.”
“I enjoyed reading this book. I like reading legal stories and I learned a lot about of Puerto Rico in the process. The author did an incredible amount of research for this book and it shows in the detail of the story.”