As Hector Lopez runs against the frigid Chicago wind clutching the bleeding girl in his arms, he hopes his ailing heart doesn't fail before he reaches the medical clinic. Even after safely delivering the child and continuing on his way to work, Hector cannot forget the image of the little girl curled up like a rag doll in a small pool of mostly frozen blood. And if he coul...more
The most believable character was Hector Lopez. I thought Yorgason did a great job on him. However the other characters weren't so appealing to me. I felt like they were stereotypes and/or over the top. Several of them also used the same unique phras ...more
Reader be warned-this book is a heavy read! If this is your first Yorgason title do yourself a favor and pick up "Charlie's Monument" or ...more
I also felt the author glossed over the trauma and behavioral issues Mercie would have exhibited from having seen her mother murdered. However, I do be ...more
story with great messages. Occasionally it gets a little preachy, but with an open heart and
mind, you will feel the goodness in the words and scriptures being quoted. This book has a very strong LDS based story, but it is a very enjoyable read. For those who said they could not get through the story, I encourage you to go back and give it another try. You will not be disappointed in the end.
I enjoyed the story but was ready for it to end about 3 chapters before it did.
It all wrapped up very nicely (almost too perfectly.)
Overall an enjoyable read.
Through the book repentance and feeling sorrow and knowing the Lord has forgiven you is a message through out the book.