By Laurie R. King
Referred to as "one of the main unique abilities to emerge within the '90s" by way of Kirkus Reviews, award-winning writer Laurie R. King promises an clever, terrifying, engrossing drama of excellent and evil, in contrast to any she has written before....
A revered collage professor, Anne Waverly has a previous recognized to few: Years in the past, her personal unwitting act fee Anne her husband and daughter. Fewer nonetheless comprehend that this historical past and her educational specialty--alternative non secular movements--have made her a super FBI operative. 4 occasions she has infiltrated suspect groups, escaping her personal thoughts of loss and carnage to discover a degree of atonement. Now, as she starts to relish existence once again, she has no goal of taking one other project. until eventually she learns of multiple hundred young ones dwelling within the swap movement's Arizona compound....
Anne quickly realizes that modify isn't any traditional neighborhood and hers isn't any usual undertaking. For, faraway from appeasing the demons of her earlier, this task is sweeping her again into their clutches...and to the razor's fringe of chance.
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