Fiction · Magical Realism · Mystery/Thriller · Religious · Suspense

The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

My Rating: 4/5 stars This book came to me one (VERY) early morning in a podcast, CBC’s The Next Chapter.  It was the weekend, it was 6am, and by some abonimable act of nature, I was wide awake.  Lovely. So what does one do in that situation?  They listen to bookish podcasts of course.  Not only… Continue reading The Mona Lisa Sacrifice: Book One of the Book of Cross by Peter Roman

Cults · Fiction · Religious

Amity and Sorrow by Peggy Riley

My rating: 3/5 stars “All great journeys are made in faith.”     – Amity and Sorrow It is most certainly faith that leads a young mother, Amaranth, to steal her two daughters away from the zealously-religious, polygamist commune that has been her home for the past 20 years.  After driving for more than four straight… Continue reading Amity and Sorrow by Peggy Riley