"Fool's Errand is primarily a cleverly-plotted mystery, but Stephens never loses sight of the personalities he's creating. Stephens continues to mature as an author; and he keeps his plots intriguing and his characters involving."
– Elaine L. Mura, Splash Magazine
"Fool's Errand contains all the required satisfying ingredients of a mob-inspired mystery—intrigue, mystery, romance, valuables and even some tough guys thrown in for good measure... This is a pursuit that is not always what it seems, hang on for the ride!"
– Dave Thompson, Dave's Travel Corner
"Stephens deftly weaves poignant, entertaining, humorous, romantic, and mysterious elements into his narrative driven suspense thriller of a novel, Fool's Errand."
– Midwest Book Review
"The book was just pure pleasure, and as readers of this column know, I am typically NOT drawn to novels...but Fool's Errand is definitely an exception."
– Diane Taylor, Living Las Vegas
"Fool's Errand is another of Stephens' exceptional works, an intriguing tale in his captivating style, that draws readers in with depth of character, and the promise that time spent with this novel yields a satisfying reward."
– Kate Michael, kstreetkate
"Fool's Errand is poignant and entertaining, humorous and exciting, romantic and mysterious—an adventure that explores the relationship between a father and son, and the events that will ultimately lead that young man to discover both the treasure and himself."
"A smooth balance between mystery and history."
– Kirkus Reviews