“Authentic… Wholly engrossing…one of the best books I’ve read this year… Very, very well done.” —Asher Syed
On this International Tolerance Day, Amika Press is proud to announce the publication of Baby Moses by John Cowlin. Though the novel is set in the American South in the 1950s, the story still resonates today.
Advanced reviews of Baby Moses have been fantastic. Read on for quotes and more about the book. We hope you enjoy our newest release. It is a stunner!
“A riveting page-turner… Compelling… Flows beautifully… It is absolute perfection… Brilliant.” —Lesley Jones
“Stunning… Realistic… Unforgettable… Intense and suspenseful… Superbly written… The characters are so real that I felt I knew them… Thrilling… Amazingly breathtaking!” —Susan Sewell
“An engrossing adventure, a series of social revelations, and a probe of one man’s…lasting search for justice over revenge.… A gem of a story.” —Diane Donovan, Midwest Book Review
It’s the 1950s. The American South. And Moses is returning home. After years away, he’s visiting Miss Clio, the woman who found him as a baby in a basket on a creek mudbank.
Harve and Enos are a couple of hardscrabble losers making time at the local Grain & Feed. They need nineteen dollars to pay back the boys at the V.F.W. so they can get back in Friday night’s card game. They hatch a plan—grab a shotgun and rob a Black church during Sunday service. What they do know is that the plan is foolproof and that absolutely nothing can go wrong. What they don’t know is Moses—or what he has in his duffel.…