Leo Townsend's homecoming is anything but sweet when he returns to his family's farmstead to bury his mother. In the ensuing days, secrets are unearthed, enemies are exposed, and a gay political figure divides the town. Oakley's created a story jam-packed with twists, but one that also reminds us of the importance of compassion.
Small town politics clash with gay rights and family issues in Kristin Oakley's God on Mayhem Street . A cleverly plotted and well-written tale about two brothers, their father, and the town bully who wants to drive them off their land. Oakley's sophomore novel will capture your interest and, more importantly, your heart. Well worth the read!
Kristin A. Oakley takes you on a deft ride through the underbelly of local politics, greed, and Christian values. In this time of racial, religious, and sexual violence done in the name of God's commands, God on Mayhem Street is a welcome story where love conquers bigotry and greed. The novel is a true hero's journey with a message we all should take to heart.