Frank's stories are slices of life. The women, and the men they meet, are characters the reader can relate to in the most positive way. There is no high drama here, but there is a lot of emotion involved in some of the situations they encounter.
In Beyond Molasses Creek, Nicole Seitz deals with an interracial romance in the South of the '50s and '60s, as well as the current state of child labor in Nepal. How she merges these areas is a testament to her talent as a writer.