TODAY! The Literature of Belief

Posted: October 16, 2014 in World On The Edge



Catholic Writers of The Gulf Coast

Wine and Cheese, Talks,  Readings, Signings

With R. B. O’Gorman, Kaye Park Hinckley, and David Beckett

Garden District Book Shop
2727 Prytania Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
Today. 6 -7:30 pm


            If you are unable to attend,  call the book shop to order signed books.   504-895-2266 


Fatal Rhythm: In the pre-dawn hours of the graveyard shift, the ICU at the Houston Heart Institute is quiet, and quietly patients are dying. Surgery resident Joe Morales dreams of becoming a rich heart doctor. First, he must survive his assignment to an ICU rife with land mines–unexplained patient deaths, rival faculty, fellow resident saboteurs, a cost-slashing administrator, a ruthless insurance executive, a seductive head nurse, a jealous wife, a critically ill son, an overprotective mother, and an orderly distraught over his daughter’s death. To salvage the career he thought he wanted, Joe must determine the cause of the suspicious deaths. In the process, he’s forced to re-examine the ethnic and religious heritage that he had rejected.

BIrds of a Feathe



Birds of a Feather: “The short stories in Birds of a Feather are richly imagined tales full of finely drawn characters who demonstrate how people estranged from faith can bumble through life so distracted by worldly horrors and delights, so full of themselves, that they don’t even notice faint nudges of grace that stir in their souls or recognize subtle emanations of the holy that abound in the world around them.” –The Catholic World Report





The Cana Myster

The Cana Mystery: Ava, an MIT graduate student and expert in ancient languages, is awakened in the middle of the night by a phone call from an old friend, Paul, with a baffling request: Could she fly to Yemen immediately? Hes found something important and needs her help. Pauls subsequent coded e-mail alludes to what he and his boss, Simon Demaj, have found: the lost jars of Cana the very jars that Jesus used at the wedding at Canaand a puzzle to be solved. Are the jars authentic, and is there a prophecy somehow hidden in them? At the same time a shocking global announcement is made: . . . Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will resign for the good of the church . . . Is there a connection?
“David Beckett’s The Cana Mystery, is IPBA’s Silver Medal for best Suspense/Thriller novel. A fusion of the popular treasure hunt, historical fiction, and techno-thriller genres.”



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