In the Beginning
IN THE BEGINNING is the prequel to Michael Farris Smith's novel RIVERS that I can't wait to begin reading to find out more about the creepy snake handling preacher Aggie, and Cohen, a man hesitant to leave his Mississippi home and memories of a past life there.
Yikes! Who will be the predator or prey?
I feel safe in saying that Michael Farris Smith is probably one of the best kept secrets in Mississippi right now. It's hard for an author to stand out in a state that has almost as many legendary writers as it has Baptist churches, pawn shops, and liquor stores. Spit in Mississippi and you'll either be spitting on a preacher, a writer, or a politician -- sometimes all three ...more