Remembering Dresden

June 9th, 2016. Filed under: This & That.

Remembering Dresden


By Dan Walsh

Young history professor, Jack Turner, takes a retreat at a lakeside cabin just outside of Culpepper, Georgia to work on his doctoral dissertation. The cabin is owned by an ambitious state senator, an inheritance from his father. Inside, everything is exactly the way it was when the old man died ten years ago. While taking a break from his research, Jack snoops through the father’s books and finds an old photo album filled with black-and-white pictures of orphaned children. Intrigued, he continues searching and finds what appears to be evidence of murder and an old leather journal, handwritten entirely in German. Rachel Cook, Jack’s girlfriend, translates the journal for him. What it reveals instantly puts both of their lives in mortal danger.


Dan Walsh did it again! He grabbed me and wouldn’t let go. I started reading yesterday afternoon and had to quit. The same thing happened this morning. My husband thinks he needs to eat.

He had an early evening class and then was going straight to work. The dear, sweet man was barely out the door before I had my book in hand. I started reading and couldn’t stop.

It was becoming darker out now, but I couldn’t put this book down long enough to get up and turn on a light. I was too close to the end. I was straining to finish reading it. Just as soon as I finished God turned out His light.

Jack and Rachel seem to innocently drift into mystery and intrigue. This book is a great stand alone read, but if you read When Night Comes first it will add to your enjoyment of this book.

I love all your books, Mr. Walsh, but I’m really enjoying your Jack Turner mysteries. If you need me to drive over to Daytona, and proofread or whatever help you might need to speed along Jack and Rachel’s next adventure, just call. I can hardly wait for it.

***A special thank you to the author for providing a review copy.***


Dan Walsh is the bestselling author of several books, including The Dance and The Promise with Gary Smalley, as well as The Unfinished Gift, The Discovery, and The Reunion. He has won three Carol Awards, and two of his novels were finalists for “RT Book Reviews” Inspirational Book of the Year for 2011 and 2012. A member of American Christian Fiction Writers, Dan served as a pastor for twenty-five years. He lives with his wife in the Daytona Beach area, where he’s busy researching and writing his next novel. Visit here for more.

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