Friday, October 19, 2007

Ever Present Danger by Kathy Herman




Review by Amanda Snow, regular contributor


Kathy Herman is an excellent author of Christian suspense and Ever Present Danger, the first installment in the new Phantom Hollow series, is no exception. It is a story of family, love, and the difficult path to escaping one's past.


Ivy Griffith made some horrible decisions in her life. When she was a teenager, she and her friends chose to do something that would have her living in fear and guilt for most of her life. Ivy ultimately runs away from her home and her parents, turning to drugs to ease her pain. When she returns to Phantom Hollow, many years later with her seven year old son, Montana, and a clean lifestyle, she is determined to set things straight with the people she has hurt over the years. Unfortunately, before she can bravely clear herself of her guilt, a tragedy strikes at her high school reunion, setting in motion the ultimate mystery.


Kathy Herman has this way about her, in which she can create characters that her reader can connect to, but spinning those characters into thrills and mysteries like no other. She also weaves great Christian values and Scripture into the stories, without being "preachy." I really love that most of her books are parts of series, that way I can keep up with the characters and still gets the thrills I love! If you've never tried Kathy Herman, I definitely recommend you giving it a try!

2 Comments:

Anne Bradshaw said...

I found your blog on Tristi's. Thanks for the great reading suggestions. I especially enjoyed "The Givers" on previous blog.

This is a great way to find clean books.

The Van Fam said...

Hey Emily! It's good to hear from you! Hope you guys are doing great! These blogs are really neat, I actually just started to get in to reading since we moved. I just finished Twilight by Stephanie Meyer and am moving on to the next two! THanks for saying HI!

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