What Readers are Saying.

“Suspenseful, sprawling … could not be more timely. A fast-paced thriller with its humanitarian moral at the forefront.”

– Kirkus Reviews about The Tears of Dark Water

“Addison’s second novel is both an affecting tale of a tragically abused girl and a convincing plea for humanitarian support in Africa.”

– Kirkus Reviews

“Addison’s ability to make us care about his characters and their plights might be his biggest achievement. [The Garden of Burning Sand] is a legal thriller with a big heart.”

– Richmond Times-Dispatch

“A compelling novel with a conscience and a heart … The Garden of Burning Sand rewards the reader on every level.”

– Richard North Patterson, New York Times Best-selling Author

“If you like stories of good people struggling to do right in the world’s forgotten places, there is no one better suited to take you on the ride of your life.”

– John Hart, New York Times Best-selling Author

The Garden of Burning Sand is “compelling. . . chock full of suspense and emotion.”

– Pride

The Garden of Burning Sand is “powerful … thoroughly authentic … insightful.”

– The Witness

The Garden of Burning Sand is “a John Grisham-like page-turner that will make you read deep into the night.”

– Business Day Live

The Garden of Burning Sand is a fast-paced thriller that authentically captures the plight of young women in much of Africa today.”

– Andrew Fullem, World Education Center for HIV

With The Garden of Burning Sand, “Addison delivers another compelling novel exposing human rights violations …”

– Library Journal