A DEAD MAN SPEAKS
Johnson creates a highly thought-provoking novel that will leave readers wondering what actually happens when you depart this life and teeter between heaven and hell. Johnson should be applauded for her ability to make a faith-based person speculate about the process after death.
Clive lived a colorful and questionable life, which makes finding his killer all the more difficult. As Detective Bob tries to identify Clive's killer, both learn that they have a few things in common. (Genesis/Obsidian, Sep., 327 pp., $12.95)