Samson has a way with words, which allows the reader to look at situations in an entirely new way. Even though May’s situation is unusual, it is easy for everyone to identify with the emotions she experiences. This novel is a true gem.

When aging farmer Claudius Borne finds May Seymour drunk on the side of the road, he takes her in for the night before she departs on a trip to Rwanda where she is caught in the middle of war and genocide. She returns to Claudius’ farm to heal, and it ends up as her permanent home. May must come to terms with what happened to her in order to move forward. (THOMAS NELSON, Aug., 320 pp., $14.99)
Reviewed by: 
Melissa Parcel