The exciting sequel to Verne Albright’s “Playing Chess with God”… Named the Number Five Bestseller by the Calgary Herald—Calgary, Alberta, Canada—February 2019!
Henning Dietzel’s attempt to rebuild his businesses—destroyed by a massive tidal wave—is complicated by a desire to also enjoy a satisfying personal life. Quick to recognize opportunity, he amasses an agricultural empire the size of a small country. But his fortunes rise and fall during three disastrous wars followed by struggles with an unscrupulous competitor, a crooked judge, and a slave trader.
All the while he doggedly courts Martine Prado, a feisty, beautiful, seemingly unattainable Peruvian aristocrat whose liberation is a century ahead of its time. Henning accepts her proposal of a mutually advantageous marriage, which combines their haciendas. Rocky at first, the relationship improves until an astonishing, out-of-nowhere answer to Henning’s prayers threatens to destroy it.
“A deftly crafted and inherently absorbing read from first page to last, “The Wrath of God” showcases author Verne R. Albright’s genuine flair for originality and a distinctive narrative storytelling style. While very highly recommended, especially for community library Contemporary General Fiction collections, it should be noted for personal reading lists…also…” —Midwest Book ReviewRead the First 30 Pages Here!