Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Rector

The Rector is the new book by Michael Hicks Thompson. It has received a couple of rewards including the indie excellence book award and independent publishers book awards. And in my opinion it deserves the praise it has been receiving.

The Story

It's the 1950's in a small Mississippi Delta town. Martha is a widow who becomes obsessed with the recent murder of her church rector. And she is concerned that there will be no justice in the case of her murdered rector. Martha follows the path to find the truth. And on the way she faces evil.

Martha is character with a strong moral compass. And that is one of the things that makes her so interesting.

What I think

Like I said this book does deserve the recognition it is receiving. It is an entertaining story with interesting characters. The story moves at a fast pace which keeps the reader involved in the story. But it isn't just pure entertainment, the story explores several different issues. It explores evil, hypocrisy and what it takes to stick to your beliefs. It's a really good read.

Who Should Read This Book

If you are a fan of mystery novels with a lot of action you will enjoy this book. This book will also be enjoyed by individuals who enjoy Christian fiction. It explores many issues in the world and the church. And if you enjoy books that might make you think just a little this book is for you.


I did receive a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review, but don't worry those opinions are all mine.

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