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Father Mike Albertino, worn down by financial problems in his old parish and relentless terrorist bombings in his city, is overwhelmed by his own inability to help terrified people. In the midst of all this chaos, he encounters Jenna, a young woman about his age who, inexplicably, cannot feel fear. Mike and Jenna become friends and through this friendship discover the myst ...more
Paperback, 354 pages
Published February 27th 2019 by New Meridian Arts
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Melba Hopper
Apr 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I literally "fell' into the plot immediately and had trouble putting the book down, and when I did, I got back to it as soon as possible. It was fascinating to watch (and I love the book's front cover, both title and image!) as the two protagonists' stories begin in parallel and then quickly merge as they struggle through the mysteries of their unique, yet in some ways common, doubts and fears. Melba H. ...more
Tara Campbell
Jun 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fearless is an intriguing read, combining science fiction and contemplation of faith in times of strife. Larter’s tale centers on two compelling main characters: Father Mike, a priest hiding his doubts about the path he’s chosen as he attempts to keep his crumbling church and dwindling congregation together, and Jenna, a young woman trying to piece together how and why she can’t access memories of the previous few years of her life. These two questions—will Mike leave the priesthood, and what se ...more
Margaret Rodenberg
Apr 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The two heroes of this modern-day twisty story—a young priest with shaky faith and a young woman who can’t feel fear—face several mysteries and challenges together. You immediately become invested in their lives, because each has unique, interesting problems and complicated backstories.

I really liked that the plot didn’t follow the obvious paths. There are several good mysteries involving science, spirituality, and even current events. As events intersect, they present new challenges to the char
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Raima Larter is a writer and scientist based in the metropolitan Washington DC region. A former college professor and government scientist, she is the author of numerous short stories, and two novels. Her first novel, "Fearless," was published by New Meridian Arts Press in February, 2019. Her second novel, "Belle o' the Waters" was published by Mascot Books in April, 2019. She has published over a ...more

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