Reviewed by Paula Limbaugh
The Mourner’s Cradle: A Widow’s Journey by Tommy B Smith has been touted as a story regarding grief, I found it as one about finding validation for one’s being.
Anne Sharpe has more or less lived in her husband’s shadow for years, he was, after all, the Damon Sharpe. Damon an archaeologist was on the cusp of his most important discovery when he was struck down by a heart attack.
Although, ridiculed for his research others have been trying to steal his findings. When confronted with an intruder in her home immediately after Damon’s funeral, Anne makes an impetuous decision and takes off to Peru to complete what was started. While en route, Anne reaches out to an old friend of Damon’s and asks him to join her.
Unbeknownst to Anne they have been followed and her quest to find the legendary Mourner’s Cradle, an old…
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