Caleb A. Mertz | Author & Writer
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WithThoughts of Jason

"...Mertz expertly guides us through Jason's pain and vulnerability, and eventually towards the tragic fate that lurks in the shadows. The sensitivity with which Mertz approaches around the subject is highly noteworthy..."

- Hamdhoon Rashad of

With Thoughts of Getting Published

Nazareth- Best described as psychological dramas, Mertz's two novels are titled "With Thoughts of Jason" and "The Silhouetted Leaves". Mertz also writes for as their Allentown Craft Beer blogger. Learn more about this young, local writer at


Lehigh Valley StyleMagazine

The Silhouetted Leaves

Reviewed by Carlisle's "The Sentinel"

Larissa Boyer, Copy Editor, February 4, 2010

Sometimes it is hard for me to review a book submitted by a local aspiring author. With my own life goal to someday write a book, I realize how difficult it can be to finish a work and get it published. Regardless, any book, big or small, needs to be written with care and lots of editing - and this isn't the first time I've said this.

"The Silhouetted Leaves," Caleb Mertz's second novel, is an interesting story looking at a dysfunctional couple dealing with each others psychological problems... Read Entire Story

The Unexpected

Jeffrey Fogel via Facebook "...great book loved it"

Preeya Patel via Facebook "phenomenol. Would not expect to see a story like this, definitely gives us a new perspective."

- Re: The Unexpected

Echelon Magazine

"...Left with what he feels is a world devoid of all human connection he lay in his blood waiting for the ambulance or death to greet him ever so finally..."

- Re: With Thoughts of Jason