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Patients in Purgatory
Reverend Oxford Christie visits a patient in a strange nursing home, one of a number owned and operated by The Group, Inc. Its profit far exceeds that of the typical nursing home, and patients seem to disappear. The state’s system of nursing home inspections is deeply flawed to the extent that severe and continued abuse easily goes unchecked. The Group, Inc. becomes aware ...more
Published January 1st 2016 by Rogue Phoenix Press
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I was extra excited to read this book as I had just finished The Hidden Congregation by the same author, and I happen to love sequels. I was not disappointed. Although the story is not quite the good vs. evil I was expecting, it was a great detective mystery story. Esp. being that the main detective is our humble minister, Ox Christy. He is such an outstanding character both human and ministerly, which in my opinion is hard to pull off. The author does a fantastic job of characterizations in his ...more
Having read The Hidden Congregation, and knowing this was the sequel, I was excited to slip through the rabbit hole and back into this unique reverend’s life. Not only is he a great example of a spiritual leader, but an excellent detective (albeit one who stumbles upon situations). Delamare does an outstanding job of grabbing your attention, keeping it and educating you in the process. Nursing home abuse is rampant, and there are human body diamonds. I looked it up. Unreal. Just bought The CareT ...more