Review: Crooked Grow the Trees by Carmel Hanes
Incredible Depth and Compassion! Crooked Grow the Trees is a compelling read. The well-developed characters and plot portray the realism of the dysfunctional lives of troubled boys in a detention center, and within Sophie and her family. I felt as if I might have met one of the boys in my days as a police officer. The cover and title are a haunting reflection of today’s society. And, the storyline is more real than most people would know.