A powerful debut novel of a refuge in Brooklyn for women in trouble—and the one woman who will risk all to protect them.
In the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn stands a century-old row house presided over by renegade, silver-haired Sister Evelyn. Gruff and indomitable on the surface, warm and wry underneath, Evelyn and her fellow sisters makes Mercy House a safe ha...more
I was really excited about this book’s potential, and it started out really strong. However, about halfway through, it started to feel like too many things were being tossed in the mix, and it started to get feel crowded. I appreciated the ending and will have plenty of people to recommend it to. However, I needed the plotline to be thinned just a bit for a full 5-star rating.
This is a powerful story of strength, resil ...more
I am all about women standing up for their rights even if it means going against the law of the church in doing what's right in their heart. Mercy House was such an awe-inspiring, jaw dropping novel filled with controversial topics turned interesting and exciting. I also love it when you learn ...more
It is very well written with many interesting characters and great character development. A book about the plight of women, a great book club selection.
Thank toy to NetGalley and the publisher for this book