Grounded Hearts

Grounded Hearts

Grounded Hearts set in Ballyhaven, County Clare, Ireland 1941 is an interesting story of a fallen Canadian pilot and the Irish midwife who nurses him back to health. Nan carries guilt not only over her husband’s suicide, a sin according to her Catholic upbringing, but also because she allowed the entire community including her priest; Read More

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God’s Smuggler

While it is obvious there is much Divine Intervention within the pages of Brother Andrew’s God Smuggler. I found the book rather boring. Given the tales of going behind the Iron Curtain and into communist countries on a mission for Christ, I wanted the tale to be gripping, but it just wasn’t. The book is Read More

Dragon Seed

Dragon Seed

Although classified as juvenile fiction, Marty Machowski’s Dragon Seed is a worthwhile read for young and old alike.  Written as an allegory, Dragon Seed is a story within a story, comparing and contrasting Lucifer’s fall from heaven to the earthly havoc resulting from that fall. As the story unfolds, readers are sure to look inward Read More

The Captain's Daughter

The Captain’s Daughter

Set in 1879 London, “The Captain’s Daughter” gives readers a peek into late 19th-century life, a time when women’s, roles as well as societal norms were experiencing transitional birthing pains. During this time period, individuals associated with the theater lived on the outer fringes of proper society.  Although many of the individuals connected to the Read More

Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted

Hope for the Same-Sex Attracted

This book was a struggle for me.  I have friends and family who are same-sex attracted, and although I may have different beliefs on the subject, I have no desire to alienate them.  My job is neither to judge nor condemn, mine is to love unconditionally.  Conviction is the job of the Holy Spirit.  That Read More

The Great Chattanooga Bicycle Race

The Great Chattanooga Bicycle Race

Cover to cover, could not put it down, hated to turn the lights off, 344 pages of exhilaration! Mike Mizrahi’s The Great Chattanooga Bicycle Race delivers so much more than expected! One presumes to simply read about a bicycle race, but the book is so much more! There are strong characters, a bit of deception, Read More

Driver Confessional

Driver Confessional

Driver Confessional is an intriguing story of murder, corruption on Capital Hill, and Russian mobsters all woven into the daily life of Antonio, an average guy just trying to support his family.  The approach is definitely unique and not something frequently seen in Christian fiction. While the story itself is interesting, the plethora of overdeveloped Read More