N.N. Light’s Book Heaven: 5+/5 Stars – “What an incredible adventure this book is! The story of Carissa is fraught with emotion, drama, suspense, intrigue, mystery, danger, and fun. Part a little girl, part super-girl for the work she can do and part Lara Croft – this girl is a heroine every reader can root for! This book is a great book for kids and adults alike. My Rating: 5+ stars”  5/5 Stars – “Excellent book, worth the read!”

A. L. Peevey for Readers’ Favorite: 5/5 Stars – “The story in Blood and Silver by Vali Benson has been meticulously researched, so the frontier town of Tombstone comes to life. We receive an entertaining story set in a historical, legendary place without leaving the comfort of home”.

Barnes & 5/5 Stars – “A great story that historical fiction readers and fans of the Old West will love”.

Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite: 5/5 Stars – “Blood and Silver by Vali Benson is entertaining and heartbreaking. This is the kind of young adult fiction that needs to become more popular. This was an incredible story”. 5/5 Stars – “The one thing I absolutely adored about this book was that it brushes upon themes which are rarely written about in Young adult novels…Highly recommend”.

K.C. Finn, multi-award winning author ( : 5/5 Stars – “Author Vali Benson has created an accessible and updated take on the western genre which can be enjoyed by young adult readers and nostalgic adults alike. Overall, I would definitely recommend Blood and Silver as an enthralling historical read”.

R.C. Gibson for Indies Today: 5/5 Stars – “Blood and Silver is an absolute treasure, packed with a wealth of inspiring characters!”

Gina Rae Mitchell for Gina Reviews: 5/5 Stars – “Blood and Silver by Vali Benson is a remarkable historical fiction story. I could not put it down! Benson’s ability to grasp the heart of her readers is exceptional. I was desperate to know what would happen next…I give it my highest recommendation”.

Stuart Rosebrook for True West Magazine: – “Benson’s debut novel, set in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, is a fast paced mystery adventure”.

Whispering Stories Book Reviews: “It might only be a short read at 142 pages but it is so worth it. It is beautifully written, tore at my emotions, and had me engrossed from the first page”. 5/5 Stars – “Blood and Silver is a fantastic book – well written with attention to detail and timeline, with great characters and an interesting plot. I recommend this amazing story a hundred percent!”