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Publication Date: 2008
As the electronic pulses that caused the power outage finally come to an end, thirteen-year-old Beth Branning witnesses two brutal murders. She narrowly escapes the killer and runs away in terror. But he knows who she is, and its just a matter of time before he comes after her.
Torn between fear and compassion, Beth tries to help the grieving wife of one of the victims. But will her bravery cost Beth her life?
As the power begins to be restored, the Brannings face their toughest crisis yet. Will God require more of them this time than theyre prepared to give?
New York Times bestselling suspense author Terri Blackstock weaves a masterful what-if novel in which global catastrophe reveals the darkness in human heartsand 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 Dawns Light)
Terri Blackstock has sold over seven million books worldwide and is a New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author. She is the award-winning author of Intervention, Vicious Cycle, and Downfall, as well as such series as Cape Refuge, Newpointe 911, the SunCoast Chronicles, and the Restoration Series. Visit her website at www.terriblackstock.com Facebook: tblackstock Twitter: @terriblackstock
Thirteen-year-old Beth has witnessed two murders. The murderer yells after her to keep her mouth shut or hell kill her and her family. For days Beth hides in terror, but the family is too excited about the possibility of life returning to normal to pursue why Beth is acting so strangely.
Beths older sister, Deni, has fallen in love with a young neighbor, Mark Green, who asks Doug and Kay for permission to propose. Steeped in joyful anticipation, they allow Beth to put them off.
On the day when Mark intends to propose, Denis former fiancé, Craig Martin, appears, intent on winning her back. He has been sent by Washington to get the electricity in their area back on. Using the promise of getting their neighborhood turned on as one of the first, he persuades the Branning family to let him stay with them.
Meanwhile, the murderer searches for Beth through the use of her necklace that he yanked off during his scuffle with her. And Beths time is running out.
The Restoration Series has been one of award-winning Terri Blackstocks most thought-provoking series, and this is the most thought-provoking of the books. Blackstock takes the reader into the dark and painful times when God seems to say no to our most fervent prayers. Her characters seek, pray, and knock on Gods door for their hearts desires. This story takes you on a powerful emotional roller coaster, complete with tears and cheers. Fans of the series cannot bear to miss Blackstocks Restoration Series finale. New readers should pick up the earlier books first for maximum impact. -- Debbie Wilson, www.ChristianBookPreviews.com
A popular suspense author, Blackstock combines fast pacing with relationship threads in the fourth series entry (after True Light). This title should find its way onto public library shelves.