Wright for America


Fiction - Humor/Comedy
258 Pages
Reviewed on 11/09/2012
Buy on Amazon

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.

This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.

Author Biography

Author ROBIN LAMONT’S diverse careers as actress, private investigator, and prosecutor all served as inspiration for Wright for America. She performed on Broadway in several shows, including the musical Godspell, and her original cast recording of “Day by Day” has drawn fans from around the world. Between shows, she moonlighted at a private investigations firm that hired actors as undercover agents to ferret out producers of counterfeit products. After earning her law degree, she practiced as an Assistant District Attorney in New York, where she lives with her family.

Robin’s first novel If Thy Right Hand was awarded the Gold Medal in the 2012 Independent Publishers Book Awards and named Best of 2011 by Suspense Magazine.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Patricia Althoff for Readers' Favorite

Robin Lamont's "Wright For America" feeds the hunger for mystery, adventure, passion, and comedy in one extraordinary story. The action centers around the believable talk show host Pryor Wright, who spews venomous ultra-conservative tirades which our protagonist Maren believes contributed to the injuries inflicted on her gay brother by attackers shouting the slogan, "This is what's Wright for America!" She is determined to avenge her brother. Maren's strategy to make Wright pay for his part in the assault involves her theatrical troupe in a plan that is as dangerous as the blunders are comical. Maren's day job as an undercover agent for a seedy private investigator trying to expose a not-so-legitimate group of "businessmen", meanwhile, manages to attract the attention of the FBI. The plot weaves among these various groups in a delightful mixture of personal relationships and circumstantial subplots.

Lamont has a winner in this book that makes me want to see it as a movie! The "characters portrayed by the characters" and mistaken motives and identities add to the reading pleasure. The various threads from undercover cops, to survivalists, to country and western stars, and theatrical hopefuls are believable, and the way they intertwine keep the reader motivated. While this book is enjoyable simply at surface level, the reader will also appreciate the way Lamont has researched the subject matter and combined politically hot topics with fast-paced action in a lighthearted manner. The book, while intended as humorous fiction, has a storyline with a timely and relevant premise that speaks a subtle but definite message to the reader.