The second book in the Secrets of the Roux River Bayou series is as suspenseful as the first. Although the identity of the villain is not difficult to figure out, discovering the motivations behind the crimes will keep readers turning pages. The incredible spiritual transformation is touching and heartfelt.

God has worked wonders in 85-year-old Adele Woodmore’s life, and she’s excited to share that love and mercy with others. Her friends are more cautious and are worried when Adele befriends and employs some homeless men from a local halfway house. When a series of murders occurs, everyone in the town of Les Barbes begins to feel afraid. What if Adele has unknowingly become friends with a cold-blooded murderer? (DAVID C. COOK, Oct., 336 pp., $14.99)
Reviewed by: 
Melissa Parcel