Books Kent Wascom Books by Kent Wascom Kent Wascom has written books about: Romance Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Kent Wascom Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 Fact Behind The Fiction: 5 Great Historicals For Summer July 25, 2013 Author Jean Zimmerman chooses five books that "pick up where history leaves off," shedding new light on often forgotten corners of history, from the unruly Florida frontier of the 18th century to the real-life little dancer who inspired Edgar Degas' famous sculpture. Book Reviews Frontier Preachers Thump More Than Bibles In 'Blood Of Heaven' June 12, 2013 Backwoods preachers spout Bible verses while spreading mayhem and revolution in Kent Wascom's The Blood of Heaven. The novel is set in the early 1800s, when western Florida was a battleground where Americans fought Spanish and French imperialists for control.