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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite
Working the Pews is a work of fiction in the Christian and romance sub-genres, and was penned by author Anthony Watts. Aimed at adult audiences due to mature sexual situations and some violent content, the story follows the downfall of a successful televangelist and her husband. Living a double life as spiritual leaders by day, but sexual predators by night, they get involved with a New York prostitute after the husband decides to pursue a more devout relationship with God. After the prostitute is kidnapped and the televangelist is implicated, her now former husband leaves to pursue his life of godly principles.
It is highly refreshing to read a book that supports moral Christian values such as kindness, love, and the true nature of faith but also addresses other real-life concerns such as love, sex, manipulation, and deception. Author Anthony Watts has crafted a modern tale with many different layers and intrigues for his readers to unpick, not least within the psychology of the three central characters. This commitment to character development is sure to have readers following the events of the novel closely and perhaps even yelling out loud at some of the decisions and deceptions which are made as a result. I particularly enjoyed Watts's scathing approach to the dark side of TV evangelism and the sharp lines of dialogue that run throughout the story. Overall, I would definitely recommend Working the Pews to all fans of interpersonal drama and romance fiction as a superb and realistic approach to modern relationship fiction.