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“Mosby’s elegant poetic prose is as smooth and shimmering as velvet.”
—-Publisher’s Weekly

“Exquisite … there is so much to enjoy in The Season of Lillian Dawes … a meticulous attention to language that betrays her origins as a poet. So too does her gift for the quick, vivid image. Mosby writes good social comedy, but The Season of Lillian Dawes is much more than that …”
—-The New York Times (chosen as a one of the “100 Notable Books” of 2005)

“Mosby has an impeccable way with narration and dialogue.”
—-USA Today

“Katherine Mosby writes like no one writing today. Her second novel is lushly descriptive and deeply nostalgic, old fashioned but by no means quaint. Once again she had created a romantic, absorbing, highly literary story … Mosby’s images are often exquisite.”
—-Newsday

“F. Scott Fitgerald couldn’t have done a finer job of conjuring up the 1950’s … Mosby shows an extraordinary gift. …”
—-Entertainment Weekly (Grade: A)

“Mosby’s rich, elegant writing makes this novel memorable.”
—-Booklist

“Wonderfully evocative … Her literary talents are similar to those of an Old Dutch master. She has an acute eye for revealing details and memorable scenes. The lyrical nostalgia of this novel is so effortless and seductive. …”
—-The Baltimore Sun

“Mosby writes with graceful fluidity and poetic elegance. She details her characters so perfectly they leap off the page. It’s a lovely novel … enchanting, heartfelt, haunting.”
—-The Charlotte Observer

“It’s [this] more patrician world Mosby evokes so well in her lyrical second novel The Season of Lillian Dawes. A faint whiff of Fitzgerald-esque nostalgia wafts from its pages like the shadow of a fragrance released from an empty drawer … it’s a pleasure to read, thanks to the perceptive grace of the writing.”
—-Orlando Sentinel

“Mosby has a knack for imbuing her essentially serious — indeed, intensely romantic — narrative with deliciously funny bits without knocking it off-balance. The Season of Lillian Dawes is a delight, a refreshing romantic tale … and one that sings with a music seldom found in contemporary writing.”
—-The Richmond Times-Dispatch

“It’s [this] more patrician world Mosby evokes so well in her lyrical second novel The Season of Lillian Dawes. A faint whiff of Fitzgerald-esque nostalgia wafts from its pages like the shadow of a fragrance released from an empty drawer … it’s a pleasure to read, thanks to the perceptive grace of the writing.”
—-The San Diego Union-Tribune

“Mosby’s sparkling dialogue and observations have a screwball-comedy zing.”
—-The Seattle Times