Priest

By Sierra Simone,

Book cover of Priest

Book description

There are many rules a priest can't break. A priest cannot marry. A priest cannot abandon his flock. A priest cannot forsake his God.

I've always been good at following rules.

Until she came. Then I learned new rules.

My name is Tyler Anselm Bell. I'm twenty-nine years old. Six…

Shepherd is reader supported. When you buy books, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Why read it?

2 authors picked Priest as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Look. I could tell you it’s a modern-day gothic. I could tell you it wields its heresy to illuminate the true meaning of God. I could tell you she writes with the clarity of an imprisoned martyr watching the pyre being assembled outside her window. But, really, I just want you to know that I read Sierra Simone with a goofy smile on my face, marveling at how she makes the bonkers believable. She’s a surreal realist. There’s an energy here that’s simply unmatched. The book vibrates. And if you make it through Priest, might I suggest her New…

A somewhat dark romance on a taboo topic, this book was written in a way I never expected. It brought love and spirituality through in a way that made the taboo, unthinkable acts beautiful and holy. It was written with so much feeling, depth, and emotion that I found myself in tears over the struggles. I could feel the pain but also that deeper, spiritual connection that took my breath away in the most unexpected ways.

From Nola's list on soul rocking romance.

Want books like Priest?

Our community of 10,000+ authors has personally recommended 100 books like Priest.

Browse books like Priest

5 book lists we think you will like!

Interested in romantic love, clerics, and the Catholic Church?

10,000+ authors have recommended their favorite books and what they love about them. Browse their picks for the best books about romantic love, clerics, and the Catholic Church.

Romantic Love Explore 797 books about romantic love
Clerics Explore 37 books about clerics
The Catholic Church Explore 128 books about the Catholic Church