Tag Archive | Novel

Back on Murder by J. Mark Bertrand

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Roland March just wants to be back on murder, away from these ridiculous special assignments that his superiors are giving him left and right. Well, they call them special assignments, he calls it farming him out. They don’t want him around any more and he can feel it. He knows he isn’t doing the top notch homicide work he used to, and the reputation he had earned and then lost is haunting him. He wishes he had never agreed to let his biggest case become the subject of a true crime novel, a novel about him at his best, and now everyone is seeing Roland March at his worst.

He used to be the top homicide detective on Houston PD, now he is the “suicide cop” and works the hated “cars for criminals” detail.
And it is September. Roland has not had a good September for seven years. Not since the tragedy happened.
This September is worse than ever. His wife Charlotte is distant and dealing with the past by putting herself in a near coma with her sleeping pills, and Roland doesn’t know how to help her. To add insult to injury, he has a weird tenant named Tommy living in his garage apartment. Tommy, who throws parties at all hours and leaves beer bottles around the back yard, making Charlotte miserable. But hey, Tommy’s dad pays the rent every month!

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When Jesus Wept by The Thoenes.

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Two thoughts about this book: How do the Thoenes write the way they do? And: I am sure glad that When Jesus Wept is the first in a new series.

I may have been sitting on my couch in an April afternoon reading the first chapter of this book, but my mind was with David ben Lazarus in Israel as he rode among the grapevines.

This book is written so vividly that the heat can be felt, the grapes can be tasted and you want to pet the pleasant faced goats that follow you through the vineyards.  

Read the rest of this review here:

Found A Christian By His Grace.: When Jesus Wept. New book by Brock and Bodie Thoene

And buy this book here:  When Jesus Wept, The Jerusalem Chronicles Series #1: Bodie Thoene, Brock Thoene