D.A. Spruzen

D.A. Spruzen

D. A. Spruzen earned an MFA in creative writing from Queens University of Charlotte and teaches writing in Northern Virginia. Her poems and short stories have appeared in many online and print publications. An historical novel, The Blitz Business (Koehler Books), a poetry collection, Long in the Tooth (Finishing Line Press), and other novels of hers are available on Amazon.com.


6 entries by D.A. Spruzen

Book Review

The Elephant of Belfast

By S. Kirk Walsh

The Elephant of Belfast

A zookeeper in wartime Northern Ireland attempts to protect her charges.

Book Review

The Elephant of Belfast: A Novel

A zookeeper in wartime Northern Ireland attempts to protect her charges.

Book Review

Serenade for Nadia: A Novel

By Zülfü Livaneli; translated by Brendan Freely

Serenade for Nadia: A Novel

A heartrending story of love and resilience in the face of war’s inhumanity.

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The Last Train to London: A Novel

By Meg Waite Clayton

The Last Train to London: A Novel

A heart-rending story of the WWII-era Kindertransport and the brave Dutchwoman who led it.

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We Must Be Brave: A Novel

By Frances Liardet

We Must Be Brave: A Novel

Part war story, part exploration of one woman’s past, this beautifully written tale strikes readers with a musical resonance.

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The Paris Herald

James Oliver Goldsborough

The Paris Herald

A veteran journalist’s first novel honors the venerable Paris Herald, though perhaps with a surfeit of voices.