I was recently provided a complimentary copy of Deer Run Trail by David R
Lewis for an honest review. I will be the first to admit I have only
read a few books of the Western genre. If they were all as good as this
one, I would read a lot of them. I think novelists should be good story
tellers and David is!
For me reading Deer Run Trail was like being masterfully drawn through a
window in time and I went willingly. The author’s creative use of a point
of view was excellent and led me to readily accept the book’s virtual
reality. It was easy to become drawn into the interesting story line.
The nice balance between story line and characters made this an easy read.
This is a book I did not want to put down and I finished it in two
sittings on the same day.
The book’s pacing was just right so the story line did not lag and yet the
characters were believable and interesting. The dialogue added to the
period feel of the book and was very well done. The writing was of very
In summary I give this book 5 Stars and recommend it not only to fans of
the Western genre but to others who are adventurous.
Reviewed by Michael O’Gara