"I would recommend this book to those who like to read murder mysteries and people who like to read on crime."
"With “Murder at the Columbarium”, Emily Gallo has created a well-elaborated and intriguing story about Jed and his friends. The story comprises a variety of characters with sufficient depth, interesting turns, food for thought, and a great flow."
With “Murder at the Columbarium”, Emily Gallo has created a well-elaborated and intriguing story about Jed and his friends. The story comprises a variety of characters with sufficient depth, interesting turns, food for thought, and a great flow. I was drawn into the story right away, close to Jed, his wife, their friends; captivated by what this story had to offer. I had a great time reading “Murder at the Columbarium”. It is a memorable story; I enjoyed reading about Jed who is warm-hearted and determined.
"I am tired of LGBTQIAP issues being “bombshells” when they don’t need to be. I want to live in Gallo’s San Francisco because these issues are not issues at all. The characters are neighbors, friends, loved ones, and so much more. They are just people, and I hate that I have to bring this up at all, and the only reason I am is so that readers and other authors could learn from this."
Murder at the Columbarium by Emily Gallo ’67. This is the third novel of Emily’s I have read with Jonestown survivor Jed as the protagonist. Having found a way to go forward as caretaker for this facility for cremains, Jed has also maintained a network of friends and a committed partner, Monica. A character of great empathy
"This is an interesting whodunnit story, which also has a number of other threads running through it."
The novels of Chico writer Emily Gallo (emilygallo.com) trace the interconnected lives of some unlikely friends. Her new tale focuses on San Francisco’s famous Columbarium, a real place on Lorraine Court “with the walls containing thousands of niches holding urns of every variety.
Book Goodies feature on Emily Gallo's novel, "Murder at the Columbarium."
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