Thomas Nelson, Paperback, 9781401689582, 368pp.
Publication Date: January 7, 2014
In the burnt-out hollow, a house of dark secrets and an eerie beauty beckon.
Serena Diaz's life is imploding. A troubled student has accused the young biology teacher of sexual misconduct, cutting off her promising career just as it was starting to blossom. But that's just the beginning of Serena's problems.
When a therapeutic walk in the woods leads her to a ruined house overtaken by criminals, Serena is assaulted and finds herself witness to the senseless murder of the one man who tries to help her.
Hurled into a world of false accusations and hounded by the press, Serena must confront evil itself to unravel the mysterious visions and terrifying danger that pursue her. But she can t ignore the most haunting question: Why would a mysterious stranger give his life to save hers?
The answer, if she can find it, will point the way to her freedom from evil men in a lascivious trade.
With her typical flair and eloquence, Healy takes readers through an incredible journey that will leave you thinking long after the last page closes. Lifeisstory.com
Healy's latest is thought-provoking and engaging, and becomes even more so as the story progresses. The author uses courageous characters to address the sex trade crisis. Themes of hope and redemption are seamlessly woven with spiritual elements and a touch of the supernatural. RT Book Reviews, 4 stars