• Water’s Edge

    Water’s Edge By Robert Whitlow Published by Thomas Nelson Water’s Edge is only the second book I have read by established author and practicing attorney Robert Whitlow.  In keeping with Whitlow’s intriguing fictional style, Water’s Edge does not disappoint. The storyline revolves around Tom Crane, a successful young attorney on his way to quickly making partner in a large, prestigious Atlanta law firm.  Crane, a second-generation attorney, is also facing the task of closing down his recently deceased father’s small-town law practice in his hometown of Bethel, Georgia.  However, after an unexpected series of events, Tom finds himself not only unemployed, but in the midst of unraveling mysterious secrets as…

  • Life Support

    Life Support By Robert Whitlow Published by Thomas Nelson Life support is the first book I have read by Robert Whitlow.  It provides a wonderful introduction to the author’s work. The storyline involves Baxter Richardson, a recently married young man who has survived a fall from a cliff and is currently dependent upon life support. A legal and emotional battle soon results between Baxter’s wife and his father over whether life support should be maintained or terminated, bringing attorney Alexia Lindale into the picture.  Many factors, both pure and evil, affect both sides. As additional information is revealed throughout the book, the reader is caught up in the emotional swings…

  • Treasuring Emma

    Treasuring Emma By Kathleen Fuller Published by Thomas Nelson Treasuring Emma is the latest installment in the Middlefield Family Novels by author Kathleen Fuller, set in the Amish community of Middleford.  This close-knit community has recently suffered a series of losses and changes.  Specifically, Emma Shetler is facing some life-changing decisions.  Having been rejected by Adam Otto, the only man she has ever loved, Emma has now buried  her mother after a battle with cancer. With no income, no marital prospects, medical bills coming in, and her grandmother to care for, young Emma is unsure what her future holds.   To add to Emma’s troubles, her sister Clara, herself disillusioned…

  • A Reluctant Queen

    A Reluctant Queen The Love Story of Esther By Joan Wolf Published by Thomas Nelson Awesome read! As a young girl, Esther dreams of one day marrying and having a family for all the right reasons –  love.  As the political climate directs, young Esther is convinced by her loving Uncle to be presented to the King of Persia as a candidate for Queen.  As she is challenged to decide whether or not to follow God’s plan for her life, Esther finds herself in circumstances she thought she could never endure. The Biblical story of Queen Esther can be a familiar one.  As an author, the familiarity of a story,…

  • No Place Like Holmes

    No Place Like Holmes By Jason Lethcoe Published by Thomas Nelson Cute story. When the young Griffin Sharpe arrives from America to visit his uncle in London, he is in for an adventurous summer.  Griffin quickly learns two things that will determine the course of his next three months.  First, his grumpy uncle, Rupert Snodgrass, lives next door to the famous detective Sherlock Holmes.  Second, that Rupert, a mediocre detective himself, holds a life goal to beat his renowned neighbor to solving at least one case. As the events of the summer unfold, Griffin, an intelligently observant young man, and Rupert, a stogy but talented inventor, eventually begin to appreciate…