Faithful Unto Death

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Penguin, Jun 5, 2012 - Fiction - 352 pages
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Everything looks perfect in Sugar Land, Texas. But it’s not.

No one knows that better than Walker “Bear” Wells, a former college football player now serving as a minister in this upscale Texas town, where famous athletes mix with ranchers and the local parish priest wants to arm wrestle. It’s a beautiful master-planned community, but people can’t be held to neighborhood restrictions, and Bear deals daily with emotional and spiritual problems, in both his flock and his own family.

But never murder. Not until a man is found dead on the nearby golf course, his skull crushed.

Bear has no interest in playing detective. His job is praying for the dead, not searching for their killers. But every time he turns around, another facet of the investigation tangles with his own life…like the fact that the murdered man’s son—and a main suspect—is currently dating his own rebellious teenage daughter.

He made a promise to do the right thing. But keep­ing promises may be what led to murder...

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User Review  - bookswoman - LibraryThing

i really enjoyed this story. Walker "Bear" Wells is a minister in the Church of Christ. He is a good man, but not a perfect man. He struggles with his family, especially 13-year-old Jo. Honey is one ... Read full review

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Walker Wells, better known as Bear because he once played college football and perhaps because of his physique, is a minister at a church in the suburbs of Houston, TX. Bear is a man of God, but he is ... Read full review


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Stephanie Jaye Evans is the daughter of a trailblazing Church of Christ minister and the great-granddaughter of a circuit-riding preacher. She and her husband live in Sugar Land, Texas, and have seven grown children and two badly behaved pugs. This is her first book.

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