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Cleansed by Death

Available: April 5, 2016

Series: Jo Oliver Thriller, #1

Page Count: 200

ISBN: 978-0997991901

A killer in her backyard.

After suffering years of abuse at the hands of her vindictive husband, Police Chief Josie Oliver is finally ready to walk away. But he’s bent on leaving her first and destroying everything she cares about on his way out. As if that weren’t enough to deal with, she’s been asked by the FBI to consult on the case of the Little Sister Serial Killer, with the help of her old flame Nick Vitarello.

Tormented by an evil presence beyond her comprehension, she fights to make sense of the invisible, dark terrors that plague her, and to find her way back to hope. As a cop, she’s seen it all, so how can she trust there’s a good God in such a cruel world? If He exists, can He restore her marriage?

Just when she begins to trust Him, the manhunt for the Little Sister Serial Killer turns personal when the killer sets his sights on Josie and kidnaps the foster child she hopes to adopt. Yet there’s still another, more nefarious enemy stalking her, and this one is poised to consume her soul. Fighting for her marriage, faith, and fate, Chief Josie is confronted by an Adversary that only God can conquer—if she decides to let him in.

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  • This skillfully crafted suspense story of a police chief tracking a serial killer will have you on the edge of your seat. Readers will root for Josie as she struggles to do the right thing, not only in her relationships, but as she searches for answers about God. Catherine Finger has crafted a feisty heroine in Chief Josie Oliver as well as a cast of fascinating support characters. Looking forward to Catherine's next book in the series.award winning author of Shadows of the PastPatricia Bradley
  • Move over Kinsey Malone, Josie is in the house! This police chief is not only a local leader, but respected throughout her community of coworkers, friends and good neighbors. She manages to overcome personal challenges while still putting the bad guy behind bars and reconciling her relationship with 'the magnificent being.' Waukegan Public LibraryElizabeth Martin Stearns
  • As a pastor, I rarely see characters in books or on screen who wrestle with God in a way that feels like what I see every day. Cleansed by Death is the rare exception, a world where spirituality is real but not easy, where the tragedies and triumphs of life work together to form a cohesive whole. I recommend it to anyone who has wrestled with God... and loves a good mystery!Pastor of New Hope Christian Community Church in Round Lake Heights, ILGary Ricci
  • This Glock-toting, heel-wearing, justice-driven heroine in Cleansed by Death had me from the start. Unrelenting action and witty dialogue kept me loving this ride-along, until the very last page. A must-read.Chairman of Blublocker Sunglass Corporation --Early ReviewersJoseph Sugarman

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  • Great conversation on ANCHORED BY DEATH and the ‘write life’ with Cyrus Webb!

    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/conversationslive/2017/07/05/author-catherine-finger-discusses-anchoredbydeath-on-conversationslive#.WVztWKPH7dA.facebo This morning I had the extreme pleasure of experiencing a thirty minute interview on the release of ANCHORED BY DEATH with Cyrus Webb, host of ConversationsLIVE! You can listen in as we talk about Jo Oliver, the writing process, and life in general at the link above. In addition to enjoying Cyrus himself, I enjoyed our conversation. In preparation for today's interview, he had read my book, and he had seen the same truths as… ...[ full story ]

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