Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Historical Buffs






Recently I read Tristi Pinkston's new book, Season of Sacrifice.

From one history lover to another, it was great to dive into someone else's work of fiction and just RELAX. I wasn't the one doing the research. I wasn't the one checking the facts. I wasn't the one trying to make history and fiction blend.

You can read my review of Season of Sacrifice here.

This book is very near and dear to Tristi's heart--it's the story of her great-great-grandparents, Ben and Sarah Perkins. She tried to get it published with a traditional publisher, but some of the topics were too controversial. (That always entices me to purchase a book immediately.) Most of all, I was inspired. I have a few family stories that are fascinating--maybe not an entire novel's worth--but I loved reading how Tristi brought in her family history and turned it into an exciting historical novel. Her children and grandchildren will have a precious inheritance in the form of this book.

Autographed copies can be purchased on Tristi's website.

Happy reading!

4 comments:

Candace E. Salima said...

Heather - I loved this book too. I thought Tristi did a great job making history come to life. It's a must read and a must buy addition to every home library.

Janette Rallison said...

I'm definitely going to have to put this book on my To-Read list.

Framed said...

I just read Tristi's book but I'm saving my review for May. Like you, I enjoyed the controversy. Plus I just finished "Of Goodly Parents" and enjoyed it so much.

Heather B. Moore said...

Framed, I'm glad you enjoyed my book too!