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Sunday, August 4, 2013

Marked for Death, Separated by War ~ true story of the Famgamou family of West Africa

"GOD DOESN'T WRITE WITH A PEN: A True Story of Undaunted Faith and Mighty Miracles," published by Cedar Fort, ($14.99, 224 pages), written by Christi Lynn Pauline

"...During the mid-1990s, Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, was a war-torn and turbulent country. Belma Fangamou was seeking peaceful means to bring about resolution, but he was falsely accused of helping the rebel cause. Soldiers invaded his pharmacy, killed his employee and he narrowly escaped with his life. Fangamou knew he would endanger his family if he returned home, so he headed to the border by foot, praying family members would be safe. They weren’t...."

This is the most amazing true story of a family who went to hell and back simply trying to keep their family together and serve God in a time of civil war and upheaval in their native land of West Africa. The above paragraph is an excerpt from a book review I wrote for Deseret News ~ you can read it in it's entirety here: True story of West African family's escape from terror

I HIGHLY recommend this book! It is extremely well-written and gripping; hard to put down.I look forward to more books from Christi Lynn Pauline. Nicely done!