Book Review: The Clouds Roll Away

I recently received a copy of The Clouds Roll Away by Sibella Giorello.

The Clouds Roll Away (Raleigh Harmon)

I was initially intrigued by the main character, Raleigh, a female 
"forensic geologist".  Seriously.  How cool is that job?  And, Raleigh 
is a Christian with a difficult past.  Totally my kind of book.

Here's a bit from the publisher:

I admit that this book was a bit slow in the beginning, but I was 
already so hooked that I really couldn't put it down.  Mainly 
because of the story line, and I've mentioned in the past that I 
like to read books that make me a bit "uncomfortable"...such as 
books about hate crimes.  I always enjoy being taken to an 
unfamiliar (uncomfortable) place and then seeing The Light.

The descriptions in this book were so amazing to me, that it was 
as if I were watching it in movie-form while reading.  That's a 
real gift, and I'm blessed that I now know about Sibella Giorello.
  Because, as it seems, The Clouds Roll Away is actually the 3rd 
book in a series about the character, Raleigh.  (I didn't realize 
that until I was finished!)

And, now I can't wait to read the other books!

Okay.  Here's the really good stuff...

Win a KINDLE from Sibella Giorello!

Sibella’s celebrating the release of The Clouds Roll Away 
by giving away a KINDLE prize pack worth over $150.00!


One Grand Prize winner will receive:
  • Latest Generation KINDLE with Wi-Fi
  • $25 gift certificate to
To enter simply click on one of the icons below! 
Then tell your friends! Winner will be announced January 3, 2011 
on Sibella's blog:

About The Clouds Roll Away - "Beautifully written with 
exquisite descriptions, Giorello's mystery also features well-developed 
—Booklist, starred review

***I received this book free-of-charge from Litfuse.  My opinions 
are my own and were not influenced in any manner.***



Sibella Giorello said...

Thanks so much. What a wonderful way to approach books -- wanting to be a bit "uncomfortable." That's terrific.

Merry Christmas,

Sibella Giorello

Nicolle said...

That sounds like a great book, my kind of book too! I will look for it.

Seizing My Day said...

Great review on that book! makes a non reader like me want to read it! ;) love that the author was the first to comment!

Happy Happy Christmas to you and your family!! =)

Kate said...

Happy Christmas and Merry New Year!! May Peace be your gift at Christmas (or any other holiday you celebrate) and your blessing all year through.

Shannon said...

I love a good book! I'm currently reading Moloka'i, and it's great.