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The Grace Of Guilt

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When fifteen-year-old Jessica Jackson’s crush on her pastor's son leads to rape, she finds herself pregnant and alone, rejected by both family and church as an unrepentant sinner. And when fellow-church member, Simon Cassell’s homosexual relationship with his high school friend is discovered, he is beaten by his father and ostracized. Meanwhile, middle-aged Dwight Cook is ...more
Kindle Edition, 296 pages
Published (first published March 30th 2009)
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Oct 02, 2011 Lora rated it really liked it
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This book pulled me in from the very first page. At first I was a little unsure of what I got myself into when it had a lot of preachiness in it but as the story progressed I began to see the necessity of that in order for the story to unfold the way it did. I really liked how the author had all of the characters in the story interwoven in the story. I felt like I was in that town watching all that was going on with these families. I
Larry Kahn
Aug 26, 2011 Larry Kahn rated it it was amazing
Grace of Guilt is a gripping, thought-provoking story of sinners cast out of their small, Southern community by an unyielding local pastor but who ultimately find redemption and acceptance among themselves, imperfect souls whose compassion and grace elevates their religious experience beyond the dogmatic teachings of the Church. The characters are fully-developed and defy stereotype, flawed yet sympathetic and well-meaning, like most of us. The rich plot is laden with jarring images of religious ...more
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