Ravens by George Dawes Green has a well written smooth storyline that is worth enjoying. Even though this book wasn't really my cup of tea I have to say that because of the the time the author has given the storyline, the details of characters and places as well as the sights, smells and touches, the story did take on life for me and keep me interested enough to find out what the ending would hold.
This is a story of what could possibly happen if you were all of a sudden to hit the largest lottery jackpot in the history of your state or country. Just imagine every nut job coming out of the holes in the wall to see what they can possibly sucker out of you and to what lengths they would go to achieve their goals. A story of the down and out suddenly finding themselves at the opposite end of the spectrum and how that money actually burns a hole in your pocket before you can even see it. A story that teaches you to be careful what you wish for because when you get it you just might not want it.
This is a story of not only good luck but a story of unhappiness, strife, faith, love, priorities and the inescapable evils that lurk right around the corner waiting to pounce on you if given half the chance. A story that will show a family what they really mean to each other and how important it is to stick together through thick or thin. A faith in religion and a faith in each other is the basis for a strong and solid family union.
Publisher: Hachette Audio; Unabridged edition (July 15, 2009)