River Rising

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9780764203381: River Rising

"Hale Poser arrives in Louisiana in 1927 to find racial prejudices missing from the small town of Pilotsville. In pursuit of a missing child, however, he uncovers a dark secret"--Provided by publisher.

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ATHOL DICKSON studied painting, sculpture, and architecture at the university level followed by a 20-year career, first as an architect and then as an author. River Rising is his fourth novel. All have received much enthusiastic praise. He and his wife, Sue, live in Dallas, Texas.

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"A KNOCK-OUT novel...If you haven't seen this one, get [it]. It will restore your souls." -- Phyllis Tickle, author and Publishers Weekly founding religion editor

"A richly imagined and at times lyrically written novel... Dickson's characters are artfully constructed and glow with life." -- Bookwire Reviews

"A riveting mystery of redemption and regret, salvation and loss, set in the bayou... A vivid setting... well-drawn characters." -- Kirkus Discoveries

"A story of suspense and religious allegory...that, because of Dickson's smooth writing skills, is both earnest and energetic." -- The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"Dickson pens a powerful parable of dark and light, ...set against the flood that demolished the shores of the... Mississippi." -- Luan Gaines, Curled Up With a Good Book

"Full of twists and turns that keep the reader guessing.... an intriguing page-turner... an author not to be missed." -- Christian Library Journal

"Powerful and suspenseful, this fiction thriller is an unexpected page-turner... Athol Dickson has created a timeless tale..." -- Phillip Tomasso III, In the Library Review

"This book is Louisiana's To Kill A Mockingbird. You won't want to put it down...will be read and reread." -- Bob Pike CSP, CPAE-Speakers Hall of Fame, Armchair Interviews.com

"[River Rising] may be the best [novel] of the year already. This one will be hard to top.... Highly Recommended." -- Christian Fiction Review

"lyrical...profound...with prose so rich you can feel the steam rising... fascinating... rife with evocative biblical imagery... stunning." -- Jana Riess, ExploreFaith.org

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