What if one day you discovered the basis of everything you knew about your life was fractured and the absolutes that you define yourself by are faulty? What if you suddenly found yourself on a quest to uncover who you really are and having to dig into a past that seems to surely belong to someone else? And what if along the way, you came across clues, or even blatant sign-posts, that seemed to gently guide you along at a pace your soul could tolerate rather than knocking you into an emotional dirt-pile?
I suppose your definition or perception of whether or not those sort of things were mere coincidences, or placed just for you via divine intervention would depend on whether or not you know God, and in the knowing, what sort of relationship you have with Him.
Goldeneyes is a provacative novel of speculative fiction is the work of a Christian writer that is fashioned from a web of alluring links. During the adventure you’ll find yourself investigating secluded paths, turning over stones and venturing with the characters into places they’d sometimes rather not go, in the pursuit of answers and the truth. While you’re at it, you might encounter an angel here and there to help you maintain the right direction.
The tale is set in the tumultuous, frustrating and heartbreaking era of America’s Great Depression, involving escapees of the Dust Bowl scrabbling tooth and claw to grab hold of a better life and a new beginning. For some, the price paid to achieve this is enough to drive others to their knees in prayer for them.
From windswept and parched Texas ranch-land to Bakersfield, California you can count on meeting some intriguing characters that you’ll come to admire, love and in some cases be compelled to forgive. Perhaps you’ll even find yourself examining your own life and values as you journey with the folks in the story and will very likely be able to feel a connection between them and people you know in real life.
There are several adventures happening throughout this book and I found the whole story to be riveting enough that I read the whole book in one sitting, sincerely loving every twist and turn it took me on.
It was a gift that arrived in some pretty Christmas packaging from an online friend. That goes to show that books really do make for wonderful presents and online friends are real friends, whether you’ve met them in the flesh or not.
This was my first exposure to the work of Delia Latham and it was a great choice in which book to introduce me to her work through. I hope you’ll snag this one up as well, not only for yourself but with the holidays at our door, you could consider making gifts of a few copies as well. They’ll definitely be an appreciated enhancement for any library!