"JoDee Neathery's literary novel embraces psychological and spiritual elements, injecting mystery into the mix to add a compelling note of intrigue that laces the growth and recovery process experienced by Gabe and those around him. She also adds moral and ethical dilemmas into her story, exploring the "kind of hush" that represents the gray area between right and wrong decisions and actions, leading readers to consider the foundations of what it takes to forgive and move on from tragedy. With its compelling notes of crisis, hidden pain, and discovery, A Kind of Hush winds through a circle of lives connected by perceptions, decisions, and change, bringing with it a breath of fresh air as it follows each character's journey towards a different life even as they hunger to return to the life they once had."
A Kind of Hush
JoDee Neathery, author
The novel explores whether there is a gray area between right and wrong. The Mackie family is enjoying an outing at the Zoar Valley Gorge near their Buffalo, New York home when tragedy strikes. One parent survives along with their teenage daughter and seven-year-old son found hiding in the woods. Was this a horrendous accident or something more heinous and if so whodunnit and whydunit? The novel is written in a literary style "winding through a circle of lives connected by perceptions, decisions, and change...and will appeal to readers of stories of growth and recovery," according to D. Donovan, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review.
D. Donovan, Sr. Reviewer, Midwest Book Review