Dean R Anast is a Seattle native with a passion for
history and language; this, his first novel, captures
some elegant and misplaced phantoms. The author
has enjoyed a varied career. Currently a marketing
advisor, he has been a restaurateur, a fundraiser for
humanitarian causes, but above all an observer of
human nature who understands its frailty but also its
| "An intelligent perspective"
"Highly entertaining and inventive"
"A throwback to a narrative style long missed"
"Witty and charming, you believe in the
characters from page one"
"Not your typical romance, not your typical
"Charles II and Nell Gwynn live again"