The Left Hand of God Author:William E. Barrett "Almighty God, if this sacrilege be a betrayal of You, I must face Your judgment. I shall not betray these people who believe in You. This is my solemn vow at Your altar. I will live as a priest while people believe me to be one." — So Jim Carmody prayed as the realization of the enormity of what he had done swept over him. A soldier of fortu... more »ne - hard, cynical, restless - he had assumed the role of the dead Father O'Shea to escape the service of Mieh Yang, the Chinese war lord who had saved his life and demanded his freedom in return. Only now could he see the consequences of what he had done.
This is an intriguing novel - the masterfully written story of a masquerade that became real; a soldier of fortune who became The Left Hand of God.« less