Posts Tagged by Beckon by Tom Pawlik—Book Review
|Posted by Sarah Elisabeth under Book Reviews|
The lives of three people collide in the town of Beckon, each drawn there for a different but life changing reason.
The story opens with Jack, a young anthropologist who wants to find what happened to his father who disappeared when Jack was just nine. Teamed with his best friend and a Native American guide, they begin a search in the caves near Beckon, Wyoming.
Elina—an ex-cop—is searching for her missing cousin, and finds much more than she bargained for. But it’s her renewed and steadfast faith in God that brings things to a head in the end.
George arrives in Beckon on the lure of a cure for his beloved wife’s Alzheimer’s. At seventy-three, he still has plenty of life left in him to handle the truth of what really goes on with the “cure.”
This book is a page turner, one of those that kept me up past my fairly set bedtime. I’m not a huge sci-fi reader, but this book felt normal enough to have me contemplating how this could actually happen.