When an unexplained crisis sweeps out all of the electronics on the planet, the Brannings are faced with a choice--hoard their possessions to survive or put their trust in God and offer their resources and hearts to others--but when they find a family of children living alone in a filthy apartment, the search for their mother leads the Brannings to a powerful new purpose that will transform their community and themselves. Original. 100,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo.
Survival has become a lifestyle, and technology is a thing of the past as the Branning family learns that the power outage is worldwide. Everyone is desperate.
When two young thieves break into the Brannings’ home and clean out the food in their pantry, Jeff Branning tracks them to a filthy apartment and discovers a family of children living alone, stealing to stay alive. Where is their mother? The search for answers uncovers a trail of desperation and murder . . . and for the Brannings, a powerful new purpose that can transform their entire community—and above all, themselves. But how will they do what’s right when so much is going wrong?
New York Times bestselling suspense author Terri Blackstock weaves a masterful what-if novel in which global catastrophe reveals the darkness in human hearts—and lights the way to restoration for a self-centered world.
“Blackstock is absolutely masterful at bringing spiritual dilemmas to the surface and allowing readers to wrestle with them alongside her characters.” —RT Book Reviews, 4.5 stars (of Dawn’s Light)
Danger lurks around every corner. Now it’s inside the Brannings’ home.