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By Carl Sever

ISBN-10: 1943006245

ISBN-13: 9781943006243

After 20 years of using the rails, Alphonse has earned a name for being a kindhearted soul continuously able to support. while he is helping the Sadlers, a tender couple looking a greater lifestyles in small-town Fifties Indiana, he doesn’t intend to stick. yet remain he does, protecting a detailed eye at the Sadlers and their younger sons—and a fair nearer eye at the town’s new priest, Father Brennon.

On the outside, Brennon turns out ideal for the job—but Alphonse crossed paths with him years past within the railyard jungle, and he is familiar with greater. Brennon doesn’t realize Alphonse, yet Alphonse hasn't ever forgotten Brennon . . . or his crimes. So while Brennon assigns the Sadlers’ son, Francis, who's now 13, the thankless activity of cleansing and protecting the church’s bell tower—work that regularly keeps into the night—Alphonse instantly grows suspicious. quickly, he discovers that his worst fears have come to cross, and he races to discover how to safeguard Francis and demonstrate the reality to the Sadler family.

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