Aftermath by Terri Blackstock is an exciting Christian contemporary crime suspense that will have you glued from the start.
The action surrounds a terrorist attack. The reader ‘sees’ the events through the eyes of a victim, a man who has been set up, and his long-term friend and lawyer. The reader has varying emotional responses as the chapters alternate.
There is the theme of survivor’s guilt which then exacerbates a pre-existing condition of OCD. The world seems to be closing in and crushing a life under a series of ‘what-if’s’ and ‘why didn’t I?’
Another life has been floundering since the loss of parents when he was just six years old. No one believed in him until he met the nine year old girl living next door to his aunt when he was thirteen years old. A deep friendship began but still he felt unworthy.
And the third main character is still recovering from a disastrous marriage and the loss of her drug-addicted husband. Everyone is fighting a battle no one else knows about.Continue reading