From the opening passage, it’s clear mystery is at the heart of Beth Moore’s first novel, “The Undoing of Saint Silvanus.” It begins with a gunshot on Christmas Eve in 1921 in a church in New Orleans. Quickly jumping to the present day, that church is now a home of sorts — a collection of apartments and the holder of long-buried secrets waiting to surface.
By Sharon White
Murder, mayhem, mystery, on-the-edge-of-your-seat suspense, plot twists, love and betrayal keep your eyes riveted to the pages of “Firewall,” by DiAnn Mills, published by Tyndale House.
In a flash. That’s all it takes to fall in love with “Flash: The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me about Life, Faith and Second Chances,” by Rachel Anne Ridge
Have you ever wondered about those majestic oak trees you see dotting the Texas landscape? In their book, “Famous Trees of Texas,” celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Texas A&M Forest Service, authors Gretchen Riley and Peter D. Smith take you on a journey across land and time as they give voice to some Texas’ oldest and most famous trees.
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Millers Smokehouse in Belton has become the go-to place for a hearty plate of smoked brisket, turkey, pork and sausage, not to mention all the trimmings.