Related Program: The Spark Mark Saunders and His First Novel By Martha Woodroof • Jul 27, 2012 Related Program: The Spark TweetShareGoogle+Email View Slideshow 1 of 2 Mark Saunders Jen Fariello Photography View Slideshow 2 of 2 Martha Woodroof talks with Mark Saunders about his first novel. Martha describes Ministers of Fire as a beautifully written thriller that she had a great deal of trouble putting down. TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Cow Moses, Butchered Housecat, Winter Tornado-Ride... By Martha Woodroof • May 3, 2013 Stuart Jamieson And a 1903 Mennonite's "Tiger Scar" birthmark --are among the elements in Jessica Penner's novel, Shaken In The Water. Festival of The Book Organizer Nancy Damon By Martha Woodroof • Mar 22, 2013 George Loper Charlottesville’s Nancy Damon talks about directing her beloved literary mayhem, the Virginia Festival of the Book. The Author of The Altarpiece By Martha Woodroof • Mar 15, 2013 What fun, historically speaking: Lexington’s Sarah Kennedy’s first novel, The Alterpiece, is a sixteenth century whodunit. Her sleuth? A comely and opinionated, twenty-year-old nun.