Review: The Atwelle Confession

The Atwelle Confession by Joel Gordonson SelectBooks, 2017.  Hardcover. The Atwelle Confession features two interconnected stories.  The first is set in 1532 as King Henry VIII fights Rome to have the ability to divorce his wife.  The St. Clement’s Church is under construction in the village of Atwelle.  The parish priest visits two prominent local…

Review: Many Sparrows

Many Sparrows by Lori Benton Waterbrook Press, 2017.  Trade paperback, 400 pages. Clare Inglesby and her family have left Virginia to travel to Kentucky in the year before the American Revolution begins.  En route, the wagon breaks down and her husband, Phillip, leaves his family to seek help and never returns.  Things go from bad…