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Fatal Rhythm (Texas Medical Center Mystery #1)
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4. Fatal Rhythm is described as a Christian thriller. Do you think those genres mix well? Do they work well together in this book?

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Sarah | 71 comments It's definitely possible religion and suspense work well together.

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Jill A. | 710 comments I don't think the categories are mutually exclusive, but I don't think the author mixes them very well. At least in this tale, relentlessly pursuing the answer to a mystery fits a bit awkwardly with the role of prayer and miracles.
"Thriller" seems to require a villain; Christianity refuses to see anyone as unredeemable. I was troubled by how close Joe came to killing that villain.

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