Wall Street Journal
"... Five lighthearted capers that make up A
CROSSWORDER'S GIFT - Each as frothy as a cup of good
"In keeping with the Christmas spirit, Nero Blanc
(Corpus de Crossword, etc.) offers puzzle fans a treat
in A Crossworder's Gift, the pseudonymous author's
second story collection."
"Steady entertainment, nicely varied locations,
and the not-too-demanding puzzles."
Harriet Klausner - Bookbrowser.com
"Nero Blanc's holiday anthology makes the perfect
gift for mystery and puzzle lovers!"
A CROSSWORDER'S GIFT - "A Crossworder's Gift
is a delightful holiday mystery"
HOLLY, JOLLY ROGER - "...a humorous brainteaser"
THE MYSTERY OF WORDSWORTH HOUSE - "...a cute
THE ERASER'S EDGE - "...one mystery that is almost
impossible to solve.
Deborah Hern -
The Romance Readers Connection
"A CROSSWORDER'S GIFT is the perfect gift for
fans of crosswords and other word games; and a wonderful
way to spend an evening or two. I look forward to
more like this."
The Barnes & Noble
"Nero Blanc (popular husband-and-wife writing
team of Cordelia Francis Biddle and Steve Zettler)
makes every word count in these five amusing short-story
mysteries, in which even the word "clue"
has two meanings."
"What a delightful book! Not only do you have
five entertaining mystery novellas, but each story
contains a crossword to challenge any puzzle buff!
What a joyful occasion for me to find such a fun,
to A Crossworder's Gift