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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.
"Morgue, A Life In Death" by Dr. Vincent DiMaio & Ron Franscell is book about being a forensic pathologist and the details in cases that a normal person may miss. The authors bring up still famous deaths we know about today and others that are not so well known. This book is not for people with a weak stomach as it is very graphic on the details found during an autopsy. I will admit that does not bother me as I am always intrigued by how a mortician or forensic pathologists can figure out how someone died by an autopsy. It is a field of study that I am always eager to learn more about. This book did not disappoint in my thirst for unique knowledge. I think one of the sections that I liked the most was his chapter on when they dug up Lee Harvey Oswald's body to verify it was him that was dead in the grave. Also another section I really liked was the authors thoughts on Van Gogh's death of suicide as I am fan of Van Gogh's art. If you are intrigued by …
"Catch A Star" by Tamika Catchings is the life story of Tamika a professional basketball player who was born partial deaf that overcame that to become a top of her field basketball player. Her story is very interesting all the hard work she did to get to where her career. Her story of working so hard and to overcome the teasing/bullying from her youth to the basketball giant she became. This book was so inspiring to me. To have her even a little of her ambition the early 90's to grow up to be a professional basketball player was powerful. See when I was on a basketball team in junior high none of the girls I knew even thought about being a professional in basketball so to know she did was amazing. Her father played in the NBA but she never used to that rest on her own talent and hard work is what brought her to where she is today. She kept focused even when God put speed bumps in her life. I highly recommend this book for a very encouraging and uplifting book to…