Check out this guest post on Sue Vincent’s blog with Award winning fiction from Kaye Park Hinckley
2018 WINNER OF THE INDEPENDENT PRESS AWARD
IN RELIGIOUS FICTION
THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE CORN:
MEMOIRS OF A SCOTS IRISH WOMAN
Kaye Park Hinckley
Love and hate, life and death, trust, betrayal, and the ‘always hovering’ choice to forgive, are prominent themes in this novel–themes that every person on earth struggles with.
As is evident in today’s world and in its history, nations and individuals espouse convictions that call for charity toward neighbor, but avarice and malice can overwhelm those convictions and lead to violence. When violence is perpetrated, it regularly breeds vengeance. Vengeance leads to more conflict and the whole circumstance becomes an endlessly spinning wheel. Numerous powerful nations have activated such a wheel. In the eighteenth century, England was one of its greatest executors, and the people of Ireland, its casualty.
England feared the old faith, Catholicism, which the nation as a whole had cherished for over…
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