With her first novel, Praise Jerusalem!, Augusta Trobaugh established herself as a keen observer of the social, economic, and racial divisions that isolate us from each other. Her literary debut drew raves from readers and critics alike: A perfect balance of richness and delicacy. — I found something to amaze and delight me on every page. Bailey White, National Public Radio commentator and author of Quite a Year for Plums Trobaugh grounds her first rich novel with salty dialogue and earthy realism. Publishers Weekly Now available in paperback, Resting in the Bosom of the Lamb is this gifted authors triumphant second novel. Once again, Augusta Trobaugh works the soil of the American South, and the harvest is rich indeed. This novel tells the story of secrets that lie buried beneath the surface yet continue to wreak havoc in the lives of the Southern women to whom they belong.