"Imagine a charming English mystery set in the South with all African-American characters….Charms with its descriptions of delicious food, realistic family dynamics and smart dialogue."
"[Mama] is a delight."
"Grace Covington [has been] dubbed the African-American Miss Marple."
–The San Diego Union-Tribune
"A sleuth with both compassion and courage."
–The Skanner, Portland
"[Nora DeLoach] deserves considerable credit for demonstrating that the conventions of the English cozy can be transplanted successfully to the African American South."
"You can almost taste the grits and sweet-potato pie when paging through this brisk and entertaining whodunit."
"Paints a fine picture of small-town Southern life, and the mystery blends danger and humor."