Beautiful Revolutionary | Laura Elizabeth Woolett
The thrilling new novel, inspired by the events at Jonestown in the 1970s. It's the summer of 1968, and Evelyn Lynden is a woman at war with herself. Minister's daughter.
Atheist. Independent woman. Frustrated wife.
Bitch with a bleeding heart. Following her conscientious-objector husband Lenny to the rural Eden of Evergreen Valley, California, Evelyn wants to be happy with their new life. Yet she finds herself disillusioned with Lenny's passive ways - and anxious for a saviour.
Enter the Reverend Jim Jones, the dynamic leader of a new revolutionary church ... Meticulously researched and masterfully written, Beautiful Revolutionary explores the allure of the real-life charismatic leader who would destroy so many. It follows Evelyn as she is pulled into Jones's orbit - an orbit it would prove impossible for her to leave.