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A Stillness of Chimes By Meg Mosley a good Christian mystery novel
Have you been looking for a good clean mystery novel? Well look no further than the novel "A Stillness of Chimes" by Meg Moseley. The book starts with a innocent remembrance of two young girls, Laura and Cassie picking berries with Cassie's younger sister nicknamed Tigger and their friend Sean. What they don't realize that innocent day will change their lives forever in ways they will not understand for a long time. Then the book jumps to 18 years late where we find Laura back home to bury her mother. He father had died years prior or did he, as there have been rumors around town that her dad has been seen around the town. We find that Laura's childhood was not always peaches and sunshine since her dad suffered from PTSD due to the Vietnam War. Also her old friend Sean whose dad is an abusive man and cause trouble for people shows back up in her life. The book takes us through the trials of Laura as she tries to deal with the loss of her mom and the rumors of her dad being alive. Her old friends Sean and Cassie help through this whole mess plus the new mysteries that keep popping up. Since this is a mystery I don't want to give much more away. I did really enjoy this book however I will admit a little bit of the ending did bother me but I can't say why as that would give away part of the mystery. Even with that note I will still highly recommend this book.
I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review and was not required to give a positive review.
"What is Reformed Theology?" by R.C. Sproul is about understanding the basics of reformed theology. Even though this book says it is about understanding the basics but it is really in depth not a milk type book at all. This was very meaty book with quotes and history from past reformers also with a lot of scripture. My favorite section was on understanding faith alone. Not only does it explain reformed theology but it also it breaks down and explains the acronym TULIP. Well wrote book that makes some hard things in theology easier to understand.
I was given this book from Baker Books for free and was not required to give a positive review.
"Treasures in Dark Places" by Leanna Cinquanta is about a woman and her mission to some of the roughest parts of India. I chose this book to review as I thought it would be about her missionary work in India as that is how it is portrayed to be about. But I was wrong it is mainly and I mean 90% her testimony and not about her missionary work. There is a little bit at the end about her work of getting girls out of the sex trafficking but that was it. Before I get into my next point that really bothers me I want to preface by saying yes I know if a book is going into certain countries they cannot name Jesus otherwise the book will be banned. But you can make versions for those countries. I was very annoyed that the author constantly kept referring to God and Jesus as the mystery or my beloved. I have problem with author's writing books about their supposed faith in Christ to American readers and they won't name our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It felt like sh…
"The Ebb Tide" by Beverly Lewis is about Sallie Riehl who as a young Amish woman has heart to travel well when her big plans change she becomes a nanny for a non-Amish family for the summer away from her home. This was not your stereotypical Amish story yes it did have the normal romance but the story was more about Sallie discovering what she believes and wants in life. This was a sweet story with some of the typical things you see in Amish fiction but not everything. One thing that was nice to read was that we did not have the typical someone was being shunned this book had more of a family supportive attitude than the shunning attitude of some. I really liked the story of Sallie finding how she fits in this world and not just going with the flow. I highly recommend this book it is one of Beverly Lewis's best books.
I was given this book from Bethany House for free and was not required to give a review.