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

Published by  Main Street Rag

"A thoroughly enjoyable historical romp, packed full of memorable and often charismatic characters."
The Wishing Shelf Book Review, March 2, 2022

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.


 * Historical Fiction Novels *

Béjart's Caravan is available:

 Cuidono Press or Amazon.

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