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(Book Review) Someone Has to Die

ollowing the stories of a peace-making congressman, a terrorist bent on wiping Christians from the earth, the family of an ex-terrorist, and a single Christian mother and her daughter, this book is a roller coaster from start to finish. Multiple characters are faced with internal issues of identity as they struggle with the external issues regarding the unstable relationship between Christians and Muslims. The two families are drawn together at the height of tensions between the two religions after an unruly gang of Muslim teenagers burns down the church the Christian family attends. A member of the volunteer fire rescue team (an ex-terrorist) finds himself running into the flames to save the only person trapped in the fire.

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(Book review) Anna’s healing

A tornado rips through Cody’s Creek, Oklahoma and changes Anna Schwartz’s life forever.

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(Book Review) The Undoing of Saint Silvanus

Jillian Slater is asked to travel to New Orleans from California for her father’s funeral, although there has been a long estrangement from that side of her family. She stays at the boarding house run by her frosty grandmother, with its interesting residents and housekeeper, and the ambience of being a former church (St. Silvanus). After returning to California, her job and living situation fall apart, and she flees to her grandmother’s house as a last resort, while hoping to reestablish herself elsewhere. When her father’s death turns out to be suspicious, and strange things start happening around the house, her life becomes even more unsettled.

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(Book Review) Annabel Lee

Annabel Lee is a thriller novel inspired by the classic Edgar Allan Poe poem. It is told from three unique perspectives: The Mute, who is a retired army sniper; Trudi, a divorced private investigator; and Annabel Lee, herself, a young girl hidden away in a bunker by her mysterious uncle.

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