ABOUT THE BOOK
Charlotte Anne Mattas longs to turn back the clock. Before her husband, Sam, went to serve his country in the war, he was the man everyone could rely on--responsible, intelligent, and loving. But the person who's come back to their family farm is very different from the protector Annie remembers. Sam's experience in the Pacific theater has left him broken in ways no one can understand--but that everyone is learning to fear.
Tongues start wagging after Sam nearly kills his own brother. Now when he claims to have seen men on the mountain when no one else has seen them, Annie isn't the only one questioning his sanity and her safety. If there were criminals haunting the hills, there should be evidence beyond his claims. Is he really seeing what he says, or is his war-tortured mind conjuring ghosts?
Annie desperately wants to believe her husband. But between his irrational choices and his nightmares leaking into the daytime, she's terrified he's going mad. Can she trust God to heal Sam's mental wounds--or will sticking by him mean keeping her marriage at the cost of her own life?
Debut novelist Janyre Tromp delivers a deliciously eerie, Hitchcockian story filled with love and suspense. Readers of psychological thrillers and historical fiction by Jaime Jo Wright and Sarah Sundin will add Tromp to their favorite authors list.
This story is wonderful and heartbreaking at the same time it offers hope. That's my favorite thing about these books and why I love to read.
It makes one wonder sometimes about the what ifs. What if things were different would we still have pain and suffering or is it because God wants us to go through these to draw closer to Him? I have no idea.
I've come to admire Sam and Annie a whole lot! They've come through a lot!
I love how they took what ever came their way in stride. Wish I were a lot more like them.
I couldn't put this book down and the other thing I loved was it was told from 2 points if view that was told in first person ( my favorite thing ) so that we might know what the other person is thinking, feeling, and their love for one another.
PTSD can be a very serious thing. I really don't understand a whole lot about it but I do now somewhat.
The author has done her research very well.
I was able to glean a lot from the characters and how they dealt with it was so amazing. I understood how how hard it can be at times.
I highly recommend this sweet tale of historical fiction and you'll not want to put it down once you open the book up.
This book definitely deserves 5 stars and up.
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