Author Archives: Katherine Wacker

About Katherine Wacker

Katherine Wacker is currently a reviewer for Bethany House Publishers, and Howard Books. She is a Craftsman graduate of the Jerry B. Jenkins Christian Writer’s Guild. She holds a B.A in History from San Diego State-Imperial Valley Campus. In her spare time she likes to read books, watch sports, and do jigsaw puzzles. She lives at home with her parents and three dogs, Charlie, Roscoe and Daisy.

A Book – Poem by Emily Dickinson

There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of toll; How frugal is the chariot That bears a human … Continue reading

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Which Writers Make You Want To Write? Jonathan Rogers

When I teach writing seminars, my favorite “introduce yourself” question is Which writers make you want to write? This is a different question from Who are your favorite writers? or Who do you think the best writers are? I love John … Continue reading

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My Heart’s in the Highlands

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Review of An Officer and a Spy

  In Robert Harris’ An Officer and a Spy, Alfred Dreyfuss is stripped of his rank, charged with treason, and shipped to Devil’s Island, barely escaping the firing squad. But not all are convinced that the Jewish officer is guilty … Continue reading

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Review of Tokyo Kill

  In Barry Lancet’s Tokyo Kill, antiques dealer/security agent Jim Brodie gets a visit from an aging World War II veteran whose colleagues are being murdered. Brodie agrees to provide protection for the man without a second thought. The killings … Continue reading

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Review of The Hit

    David Baldacci’s Will Robie returns in The Hit, and is under orders to track down and eliminate one of his own team members. But it seems she’s already got the drop on him. Will Robie be able to … Continue reading

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Was the Early Church Communist? By Aaron Brake

In the book of Acts, we’re told the following about the early church in Jerusalem: Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything … Continue reading

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