Shadows In The Mind’s Eye by Janyre Tromp is a compulsive historical Christian novel set at the end of World War II.
Returning soldiers do not always come home whole, whether physically or mentally. Janyre Tromp expertly portrays a character suffering from what we would today call PTSD. His fears are very real and may strike at any time. We see a love for family and a fear that he may hurt them when the visions come.
Love is the antidote to fear but sometimes professional help is needed for a mind left behind on the battlefield. “Seems like war had gotten hold of Sam like a terrier and wasn’t letting go.” In order to get well, a character needs to realise there is a problem.
There is the theme of the sins of the fathers as we see a character consumed by bitterness and determined that the innocent will pay.Continue reading