Book Review: Unforeseeable by Nancy Mehl


series: Road to Kingdom

  • ISBN:         9780764209291
  • Pub. Date:  Sep 2013


Callie Hoffman has a good life in Kingdom, Kansas. She’s engaged to Levi Housler, the new pastor of Kingdom Mennonite Church, and she spends her days working with Lizzie Housler, her friend and soon-to-be sister-in-law, at the town cafe.

When a body is discovered on the road outside Kingdom and the deceased turns out to be the victim of a serial killer, the new county sheriff begins questioning Kingdom residents. Unsettled at the prospect of a killer in Kingdom, Callie is desperate to find answers for herself, especially when her own fiance seems to know more about the murder than he’s telling.

As the town battles an entirely unforeseen danger and Callie’s very life is threatened, the stakes are as high as they’ve ever been and the people of Kingdom must learn anew to put their trust in God alone.

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Nancy Mehl is the author of fifteen books and received the ACFW Mystery Book of the Year Award in 2009. She has a background in social work and is a member of ACFW and RWA. She writes from her home in Wichita, Kansas where she lives with her husband, Norman, and their Puggle, Watson. Visit her website at






Reader review . . . 

A serial killer has brought his evil to the peaceful Mennonite town of Kingdom, KS and Callie’s fiance, Levi Housler, may hold the key to the mystery.  As the search for the killer continues, Callie must confront her past and come to terms with her future.

Although this is the third installment in the Road to Kingdom series, it works as a stand-alone novel.  This time, the character development was more evolved, as Callie faces a crisis regarding her faith.  The storyline was suspenseful, although the killer was not a surprise, and the identity of the “mystery woman” in town was obvious.  This did not decrease my enjoyment, however; the town of Kingdom and its inhabitants are really the main reason for reading this series.

4 stars

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