Witness to a murder, a young man flees for his life and travels to upstate New York where he discovers evangelist Charles Finney is powerfully preaching that the Holy Spirit is the unrelenting hound of heaven. But he is also being pursued by his worried uncle and the killer who will stop at nothing to keep his crime a secret. Set against the historic events of the Great Awakening, this thriller also presents a spiritual journey of a bitter skeptic whose heart is changed by the messages he hears and the friendship offered by a trio of young believers. Fury is ablaze with suspense and intrigue.
He just witnessed a murder...and now the killer is on his trail.
But no one will believe him!
Ever since his parents drowned while crossing the Atlantic after a revival, Daniel Cooper has felt as if the world is out to get him. For the past year he's had to live with his Uncle Asa and Aunt Camilla -- and all their rules. One night, deciding he's had enough, Daniel sneaks out his bedroom window and flees to the alley behind his employer's casket shop. What he sees there shocks him to the core.
Pursued by two men, Daniel embarks on an agonizing journey...through deceit and betrayal. A journey that will test his physical stamina and challenge his understanding of God and friendship. A journey that may well change his life...if it doesn't kill him first.
Jack Cavanaugh is a popular historical fiction author. He has fifteen published novels which have received numerous Christian and secular awards. His novels While Mortals Sleep and His Watchful Eye won Christy Awards for excellence in Christian Fiction. The Puritans, from the American Portrait series, won an ECPA Silver Medallion Award.