And The Beat Goes On

Christian - Fiction
362 Pages
Reviewed on 05/05/2011
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Author Biography

Tracy Krauss writes Romantic Suspense with an 'edgy inspirational' twist. She is a best selling author, playwright, artist and teacher. She received her Bachelors Degree at the University of Saskatchewan and currently lives in British Columbia, Canada.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Ellen Hogan for Readers' Favorite

Dr. Mark Graham and his team are doing an archeological dig in Zimbabwe. All kinds of things seem to go wrong from missing artifacts to lost pictures to a cave in. Mark is arrested for violations of the agreement with the government and lax safety on the site. Now Mark does not know who to trust with his findings. It seems his best friend and also his lover are out to derail him. He is let go from the university and told he cannot announce his findings. But one of the others from the dig, Anthony, gets a college in Texas to back Mark and agree to let him have his say. While at home Mark becomes acquainted with Amy, whom he used to babysit but has now grown up. She is a Christian and Mark is questioning his faith. While Mark says he loves her, Amy tells him that she needs to distance herself and give herself time to explore the world.

This is an interesting read in which evolution and God's creation are debated. From a fictional point of view, it shows how mainstream culture will do anything to disprove God's handiwork. Mark struggles with the scientist side of himself, while also trying to come to terms with what he was taught in church as a child. Some good minor characters are thrown in, including a sister whom Mark never knew he had. I think the cover fit the book well. This is a very worthwhile read, which I enjoyed very much.

Tracy Krauss

Thanks for the great review!


Great review of what I hear is a great book. You might want to correct the spelling of suspense in the author biography, however! :) Congratulations, Tracey - author. Can't wait to get my own signed copy. :)

Janet Sketchley

Sounds like a good read, and thought-provoking too!

Diane Stephenson

Sounds great, Tracy! Congratulations and all the best with promotion and sales. God bless.