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"A compelling novel...Clarke brings to life a whole neighborhood of vivid personalities."—USA Today
"A sweet read...sweet like homemade ice cream from a hand-cranked machine, and just as rich."—Holly Bass, Washington Post Book World
"A genuine masterpiece...full of grace and beauty and profound insights...It bears traces of Eudora Welty's charm and Toni Morrison's passion."—Michael Shelden, Baltimore Sun
"A warm, graceful first novel...with a host of well-drawn and appealing characters...Clarke brings an affectionate eye and beautifully restrained prose to her fictional archaeology."—John Perry, San Francisco Chronicle
"Seldom do I find a novel that I can recommend to everyone...I'm delighted to say that River, Cross My Heart fills the bill."—Sandra Scofield, Chicago Tribune