I’ve been doing the Wednesday feature, putting up book excerpts by authors — and so far, I’m happy with my choices. I’ve never read a Christian suspense, but today I’m featuring one, The Beloved Daughter by Alana Terry.
In a small
North Korean village, a young girl struggles to survive, but is her
father’s faith, not the famine of North Hamyong Province, that most
threatens Chung-Cha’s well-being. Winner of the Woman of Faith Writing
Contest and #1 Christian suspense on amazon.com.
hearing Father’s words, I was sure the officer would beat him, but for the
slightest moment, a look of terror flashed through Pock-Marks’ dark eyes. I was
certain that Father noticed it as well, and he glanced in my direction as if to
say, Did you see it too, daughter?
Unfortunately, that moment of victory was fleeting.The
officer looked Father up and down, then smiled. “It’s a dangerous proposition,”
Pock-Marks goaded, “being so bold when there are children present.”
stood still, willing myself to breathe. The corner of Father’s lip quivered,
but his voice betrayed no terror as he spoke. “Chung-Cha belongs to Christ,”
Father declared. “Even if you destroy me, God will still watch over my
The agent chuckled, taking a single stride toward me. “And what if I