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The Devil Walks in Mattingly

The Devil Walks in Mattingly

By Billy Coffey
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.14 Stars

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On 6/4 Natacha Rambova wrote: There is an overriding theme of heavy guilt driving throughout The Devil Walks In Mattingly. Even at its conclusion, not much is resolved on this matter. It does eventually mellow out, but still permeates the air. The ambiance is bleak but in a very intoxicating manner. Events taking place in Happy ... The Devil Walks In Mattingly ~ Billy Coffey

Natacha Rambova's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/23 James Williams wrote: The Devil Walks in Mattingly, Billy Coffey's 4th book, extends his string of getting better with each new novel. Like his previous works--Snow Day, Paper Angels, When Mockingbirds Sing--The Devil Walks in Mattingly is set in the fictional town of Mattingly, Virginia.  Although the setting is same ... Book Review: Billy Coffey's "The Devil Walks in Mattingly"

James' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/19 Amanda Klopping wrote: The Devil Walks in Mattinglyis an exploration into the lives and regrets of a small town sheriff and his wife.  Both of them are dealing with guilt from their involvement in the twenty-year-old death of a high school classmate. The exact nature of their involvement remains a mystery almost until ... The Devil Walks in Mattingly, by Billy Coffey

Amanda Klopping's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/13 kratzy wrote: his book by Billy Coffey is labeled a supernatural thriller and I selected it for review because it came from a Christian publisher, but the topic itself did not seem to fit a Christian motif. The book is a thriller that deals with the question of guilt and how not openly talking about the past can have ... an interesting and novel take on the genre of thriller - combining the outward mystery of a long ago death with inner turmoil

kratzy's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/12 Jonathan Gilbert wrote: Twenty years have passed since Phillip McBride’s body was found in Happy Hollow. His death, put down in the official records as a suicide, was murder. Three people have carried the guilt for all those years: Jake and Kate Barnett (now married) and Taylor Hathcock. The town of Mattingly was torn apart ... the devil walks in mattingly by Billy Coffey

Jonathan's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/8 Beth Strand wrote: Jake Barnett hasn’t slept in weeks. Phillip McBride, dead for 20 year, is haunting Jake’s dreams, threatening the fragile peace he has worked out in his life. His wife, Kate, fears for him while trying to put her own past behind her. Death is coming closer to both of them and to the town of Mattingly…can ... “The Devil Walks in Mattingly”

Beth's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/7 Joel Bremer wrote: I'll admit I am a fiction junkie. I read all sorts of fiction these days. When I had the chance to pick up this book for review, I jumped at the chance. I have read Mr. Coffey's other book, "When Mockingbirds Sing," and loved it. When I began reading this book, I loved reading it immediately. ... Great read on redemption and forgiveness

Joel's Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/3 Josh Hill wrote: We all make mistakes. Some seem bigger than others. Some remain in our memories longer. Others may be so bad that we block them out but deal with them subconsciously for a long time. In The Devil Walks In Mattingly author Billy Coffey deals with the issues of guilt and shame through a fictional ... Dealing With Guilt

Josh Hill's Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/1 Robin Prater wrote: Billy Coffey writes lyrical. Poetic. Deep. This is the first novel I've read penned by Billy Coffey. I'm excited to read more of this author. This book was fascinating. I'm hoping to read, "When Mockingbirds Sing". He is a writer who brings the reader to the deep. A territory no one wants to visit. ... The Devil Walks in Mattingly

Robin's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/31 Denise Talen wrote: The past can certainly haunt people. Guilt and shame can drastically change how a person acts in a certain situation and what he or she thinks reality is. In The Devil Walks in Mattingly the characters are forced to face their past, learn the truth and move on to be able to grasp the fullness life can ... The Devil Walks in Mattingly

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars