"Stunning and profoundly moving." - National Geographic Traveler magazine, which named Cross Currents as its "Book of the Month"
"The back cover of Cross Currents includes blurbs from bestselling authors Wally Lamb and Amy Tan. I believe Lamb and Tan recognize what so many others see in Shors: a talented author who makes distant lands and events feel close to home and personal." - The Colorado Springs Gazette
"Cross Currents is an emotional and powerful novel, and one I would recommend in an instant!" - PeekingBetweenThePages.com
"Shors' advocacy for international causes clearly establishes his place as one of the most humanitarian voices in fiction today." - FreshFiction.com
"Shors is an immense talent." - Amy Tan, New York Times bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club
"Gripping, moving, and ravishingly written, Shors' latest is a stunning story of family, connection, and the astonishing power of nature."—Caroline Leavitt, New York Times bestselling author of Pictures of You
"A maelstrom of riveting action. I loved this book." — Karl Marlantes, New York Times bestselling author of Matterhorn
"A supremely readable tale." — Joan Silber, bestselling author of The Size of the World
John Shors is the bestselling author of Beneath a Marble Sky, Beside a Burning Sea, Dragon House, The Wishing Trees, and Cross Currents. He has won numerous awards for his writing, and his novels have been translated into twenty-six languages. John encourages reader feedback and can be easily reached via his website at johnshors.com.
John Shors has beautifully captured the feel, smell and the feel of the island of Ko Phi Phi. The storyline takes the visitor behind the Thai smile and portrays the reality of life... Read morePublished 8 months ago by TripFiction
Interesting book, but the story was not as exciting due to the way it finally ended.Published 12 months ago by Lois G. Kemerer
I guess I was expecting more of a story line. I felt the author was working on his reputation.
It could have been a short story. and then not so good. Read more
I love John Shors' writing, and I loved this book. I could see, smell, and touch everything on Ko Phi Phi. I could hear the characters laugh, and I felt their happiness and sorrow. Read morePublished on April 23, 2013 by Sarah Behan
I must confess that I didn't follow the Asian tsunami story that closely. Of course, I was horrified by what I saw on the news, but I didn't consider the invidual stories of the... Read morePublished on March 18, 2013 by Michelle
It was a love story set with the tsunami and the personal conflicts which were eventually resolved. It held interest and the narrative of the settings brought it to life quite... Read morePublished on October 29, 2012 by Margaret M. Goodyear
John Shors has again written a wonderful story about people about whom you will care deeply Couldn't put it downPublished on August 23, 2012 by Joyce