Susan Peek

Catholic novelist Susan Peek is a wife, mother of eleven children, and a Third Order Franciscan. Her passion is writing novels of little-known saints and heroes, especially for teens and young adults (and anyone young at heart). She is an active member of the Catholic Writers Guild, teaches creative writing in her spare time, and is currently continuing work on her series, God’s Forgotten Friends: Lives of Little-known Saints.”

Susan’s books include Saint Magnus The Last Viking,” A Soldier Surrenders: The Conversion of St. Camillus de Lellis,” and “Crusader King,” which made it onto the list of the Top 50 Most Popular Homeschooling Books in 2013. Her books have been implemented into the curriculum of numerous Catholic schools worldwide and continue to be a favorite with young adults and homeschooling families everywhere.

She has also authored numerous radio plays of both saints’ lives and children's animal stories, which have been produced in audio format by Regina Martyrum Productions.

You are invited to visit her at www.susanpeek.com

Book Reviews by Susan Peek

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The Holy Lance

If you've ever wished you could sit down and watch a truly Catholic movie about the Crusades, then reading this book might just be the next best thing! Andrew Latham's debut novel, “The Holy Lance,” while admittedly not shown on the big screen, definitely gives the reader the feel of a movie. Curled up on the sofa with it, I could almost taste the popcorn – it is truly that good.

The story is set in the Holy Land in the year 1191, right at the period when King Richard of England showed up on the Crusading scene. Latham kicks off the book right in the middle of a heart pounding battle,...

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Out of Eden

“Leopold couldn't shake the roar of the Falls from his head, or his fantasy of the precipice breaking loose, hundreds of tourists tumbling into the mist, their fierce screams soothing him . . .”

                From the very first paragraph of  this young adult thriller, the reader is thrust into the sadistic, twisted mind of a killer. Leopold, as we discover very quickly, is a psychopath, and as such requires no motive to stalk our hero, sixteen year old Stony, throughout the story, other than his innate h...

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Ishtar's Redemption: Trial by Fire

Ishtar's Redemption: Trial By Fire is the second historical novel in A. K. Frailey's Deliverance Trilogy, an epic and monumental tale spanning many years and revolving around a large cast of fascinating and compelling characters, living in an unnamed country during an unspecified prehistoric era, long before Christianity. If you're the type of reader who enjoys long, leisurely books that sweep you away into another world, then this trilogy is possibly something you'll love. All three books are rather hefty volumes, at least 300 pages each, with lots of rich description, so this is truly...

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