About the Book
Book: Wrong Way Out
Author: Lill Kohler
Genre: Speculative Christian Thriller
Release Date: March, 2019
What would you do if your world suddenly changed overnight? Lucy Grossen lost it all, but Nathan Burrows came to her rescue, much to the displeasure of Walker Stewart. Nathan challenges Lucy and Walker in several ways to think beyond what they see. When they follow Nathan’s leadings their lives are changed forever. Then life takes yet another twist and Lucy and Walker are plunged into another adventure. Malcolm Greenfield isn’t sure he can trust Marla McCluney, but out of his loyalty to a deceased friend he sticks around to help her. When Marla’s life seems to be threatened Malcolm seeks the help of Lucy and Walker. Will they help? Will they offer hope to a couple they don’t know? And how far will they go to help? When things look bleak there is always hope that someone will come along and help you get your feet back on the ground.
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I liked this novel with its fresh portrayal of what the future might bring in light of the prophecies in Revelation. I like that the theological viewpoint is of a mid-trib rapture. Christians, while protected from harm, must experience the trauma of disasters and plagues and face the decision of getting the mark of the beast. Kohler does a pretty good job of imagining how a few non-Christians might work together to survive and how scientists and the media explain away supernatural events. While the author's writing style is not as polished as it could be, this is a novel worth reading. It gives Christians much to think about regarding what the future might hold.
My rating: 4/5 stars.
This is the second book in the Way Out Series. You can read my review of the first book in the series, One Way Out, here. It covers roughly the same time period but from a different point of view.
About the Author
Lill Kohler wears many hats… mother, grandmother, sister, nurse, writer, blogger, and aspiring gardener. With each one she tries to follow the paths to which God leads her. Each journey has led to another. As a military brat and spouse she traveled the world, and currently lives in Texas. In the midst of those adventures God called her to the path of writing. Before publishing the Way Out series she was published in Guidepost’s book Heavenly Company: Entertaining Angels Unaware and OakTara’s Falling In Love With You. You can follow her posts on her blog sites: www.rocking-myworld.blogspot.com, www.AbueSpeaks.wordpress.com , lillkohler.wordpress.com.
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When Things Go Wrong
After much struggling we finally got the Sterno container open. I left an assistant to place the canister in the holder below the chaffing dish, while I went to check on some of the food. My foot barely crossed the kitchen threshold when I heard a scream followed by a ker-thunk. My stomach flipped as I quickly returned. Staring at an upside down sterno can was the assistant. Quickly I picked up the can and looked for damages. The pink gelatinous goo now sprinkled the table, her shirt, the floor, the kitchen half-wall and, of all things, the beautiful gauze backdrop. With all hands on deck, every worker scrambled with wet and dry towels to pick up every spot we found before any of the wedding party arrived. It created a bond for us that day. Have you ever had a kitchen disaster you wanted to sweep into the trashcan before anybody entered the room? To my shock, my aging mother confessed to numerous kitchen disasters in her years of cooking for the family. Sometimes this included making a needed substitution to a recipe. Often the change brought success. Below is one such recipe where coke was substituted for sherry. Whether it’s spilled flammable gel or lacking a recipe ingredient, life can mess with our plans. If we just go with it, we might find the end product can bring about good and not failure. Beef Cloydienne Beef stew meat – amount to your tasting 1 stalk celery 1 chopped onion 3-4 large carrots 2 large potatoes sprig of Cilantro 1 tsp dried parsley flakes dash of minced dry garlic salt and pepper to taste dash Worchestire sauce package of dried beefy onion soup 1/2 c water 1/2 -1 cup Coca-cola Cook at 250 degrees for 4-5 hours Stir in 1 can Cream of Mushroom soup 1 hour before serving.
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