Book Review of The Coal Tattoo

The Coal Tattoo
The Coal Tattoo
Author: Silas House
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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The Coal Tattoo is the third installment in a series by Silas House. This sweet novel is strong enough to stand on its own if you haven't read the first two books in the series, A Parchment of Leaves and Clay's Quilt. This a story primarily of two very different sisters as they walk through various trials, sometimes successfully and sometimes just by enduring. It is also a reflection of life in a rural area and the influence of coal mining on a community. As lives of the sisters unfolds the reader discovers how events in their past affects the characters present choices and values and leads them to uncover strength within.