On Brassard's Farm is a beautifully written homage to a way of life and a moving story of love and connection.

           -- Library Journal (starred review) 

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A wondrous, unique love story . . . There is backbreaking labor, beauty, tragedy, and joy in this story of starting life again.
            -- Publishers Weekly

Daniel Hecht's very first solo guitar album, first pressed in 1973, has just been re-released on vinyl and in digital form by Morning Trip Records of Toronto!  Considered a foundational album in the emerging genre of "American Fingerstyle Guitar," pioneering new solo guitar techniques, its tunes combine elements of classical music, folk, country, jazz, and Indian classical music.

The album is garnering a lot of great reviews in music mags!  Click below to learn more.

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​​"Former musician Daniel Hecht has brought a welcome artistry to his new field . . .  He is a writer for those who demand texture, intriguing information, and a provocative thesis along with their thrills."     -  Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Daniel Hecht's story made me fall in love . . . In times of darkness, a story like this gives light, and strength, and hope.

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​1973 "Guitar" album re-released - January, 2021!

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Published in hardcover, e-book, and audio by Blackstone Publishing in 2019, in softcover in 2020, Daniel Hecht's seventh novel has received critical acclaim - and rave reader reviews on Amazon and Goodreads!

On Brassard's Farm is available in print, e-book, and audiobook editions wherever books are sold. Click any of the icons below to purchase a copy!

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