Bonnie Stanard's Award Winning Work
President's Book Award by FAPA 2018
List of Best Books of 2016 InkSpot Review 2016
Best Self-Published Novel List, James River Writers 2016
Rash Award in Poetry Finalist 2018
River Poets Journal Short Poem Contest Winner 2008
Knock’s Ecolit Contest Winner 2008
Marsh Hawk Book Contest finalist 2008
Del Sol Press Poetry Book Contest 2008
Pushcart Prize Nominee 2007
Copyright Bonnie Stanard
Bonnie R. Stanard
Published by Main Street Rag
The Augusto troupe has few virtues and many vices. The more risqué their shows, the more coins in the cup. They escape the wrath of religious zealots (and most Catholics of the time were zealots), jilted maidens, and offended officials.
Molière's cadaver makes an appearance, and his spirit pervades the story. However, Molière's body has been lost to history—the details can be found in the nonfiction book Rest In Pieces by Bess Lovejoy.
"A thoroughly enjoyable historical romp, packed full of memorable and often charismatic characters."
—The Wishing Shelf Book Review, March 2, 2022