On Ash Wednesday, 2012, Sara Miles and her friends left their church buildings and carried ashes to the buzzing city streets. They marked the foreheads of neighbors and strangers, sharing blessings with waitresses and drunks, believers and doubters alike. CITY OF GOD narrates the events of the day in vivid detail, exploring the profound implications of touching strangers with a reminder of common mortality.
In our latest monthly contest, 10 readers will win a copy ofA MOST INCONVENIENT MARRIAGE, Regina Jennings' latest historical romance in which a marriage of convenience turns most inconvenient. The deadline for entries is Monday, January 19th at noon ET.