US Review of Books: "Fritsch may have been born a natural mystery storyteller. Tips and clues are carefully planted. He skillfully builds tension and suspense. LGBTQ readers will respond to the love story. This 209-page mystery is surprising to the end."
Reader Views: "The novel keeps the reader tense until the very end when all is revealed. The plot is unique, and there are twists and turns in the story that keep it interesting throughout. The courtroom scenes build tension. The pages turn quickly. Readers of LGBTQ fiction and others who like a good mystery will enjoy this novel."
Kirkus Reviews: "Fritsch's historical legal drama reveals the seamy underbelly of a small Illinois farming community. The action moves quickly, and there are enough surprises to keep readers hooked to the end. Big-city life has nothing on small-town shenanigans in this enjoyable read with a serious message."
The BookLife Prize in Fiction: "This courtroom drama features memorable characters and a compelling legal mystery."
From the Author
Elizabeth Daleiden on Trial was a finalist in the LGBT category of the 2017 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.