Mountain Law

In the fall of 1850, Tamson English has been alone with three young children on the Western frontier for more than a year. Haunted by guilt over an extramarital affair, Tamson convinces herself that God has trapped her in the wilderness as a punishment for her sins. When she prays for a reprieve, an old friend appears at her door—but it’s hard to know whether his coming is a miracle or a curse. **In development.
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Mountain Law

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  • Donna Gordon:
    11 Aug. 2018
    This is an interesting take on the Mormon way of life in the 1800's. This life included a strict adherence to their laws. The author shows how the dedication to this religion can be extreme, and how this might lead to the breaking of these laws. I don't know much about Mormonism, but I recognize self-righteousness which is upstaged by infidelity. The dialogue fits the setting and time period.
  • Rachel Bublitz:
    25 Apr. 2018
    MOUNTAIN LAW has gripping and lyrical language. It's a historical piece that lives in immediacy, which I find all great historical scrips must find a way to do. Larson also plays with time in space in beautiful and unexpected ways throughout the story, and gives us three vibrant and complex characters. Very well written, highly recommend!

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