Monday, June 11, 2012

The Crossing by Serita Ann Jakes- Book Review

I was excited to come across The Crossing by Serita Ann Jakes. I knew when I read the summary of the book, that it would be something I would enjoy. The book is about a shooting that takes place on a school bus 10 years prior injuring a star football player, Casio Hightower, killing head cheeleading coach BJ Remington and forever changing the life of Claudia, a student and cheerleader that had a very close relationship with Remington. The story is set ten years later where Claudia's husband, who happens to be a lawyer, re-opens the case in hopes of giving his wife some closure and Casio Hightower, who is now a police officer, seems to be dealing with post traumatic stress disorder. The Crossing is a great portrayal of what life might be like for the victims of such a tragedy, even ten years later. I thought Jakes did a great job of not trying to sugar coat things. Sometimes life just doesn't always have a happy ending. This is a great read for someone who enjoys a good drama with a little bit of suspense.

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*Disclaimer- I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.


  1. nice!

    p.s. I'm having a giveaway if you'd like to check it out! xx

    1. Thanks.

      I am always up for a giveaway! But I am in the US, is it UK only? Following you now regardless. :)