And how am I to face the odds Of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made A.E. Housman, Last Poems
For her unfailing intercession on behalf of all those who seek it, this book is dedicated to Therese Martin, a child of France who died in 1897 at the age of 24 and who, in 1925, became St. Therese of Lisieux.
Dad, I don't owe you or anybody an explanation, but I think you'll appreciate the irony of a suicide note coming from a person who has abborred tradition all of her life.
Pat knelt down and ran the back of his index finger along the child's cheek, which was soft and tender and pulsing with life.
Pat Nolan is summoned to Paris to identify the body of his daughter Megan, who committed suicide. When he arrives he finds that the body is not Megan's. Pat believes that Megan staged the event and is asking for help, along with Paris police detective Catherine Laurence, he sets out on a journey that stretches from Paris to the Czech Republic to find the truth.… (more)