BuyThisBook: Barbara Taylor Sissel's The Ninth Step

Barbara Taylor Sissel crafts a sure-handed, beautiful garden of a novel on ground tilled by Jodi Picoult and Anita Shreve. Firmly confronting issues of human frailty, redemption, and letting go, The Ninth Step is a story about what is, but it aches with the stories of what might have been as one man's quest for forgiveness leads him to the impossible task of forgiving himself, and the lives of the people he's wronged are drawn into a shattering spiral of events.

Barbara Taylor Sissel's vibrant voice, rich characters, and deft plotting draw the reader in and keep pages turning to the gripping, unexpected end.


Barbara Sissel said…
Thank you, Joni, for this lovely review.
I cannot recommend this book highly enough. Exquisitely written, and a page turner to boot. I've been bugging everyone I know to read it!
Barbara Sissel said…
Thanks so much, Colleen. It is just the best thing to have such great support with this venture!
It's not just support. I *really* love this book!

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