NYT bestselling author Ted Dekker has sold millions of thrillers worldwide. Dekker was born to missionaries and grew up among cannibals of Indonesia, and his unique upbringing gives him a peculiar perspective outside the norm, and allows him the freedom to share provocative insights outside the box.
Favorite Verse: "I have none. How can you choose one verse over another from the word of God?"
Ten years ago, Grace saw something that would forever change the course of history. When evil in its purest form is unleashed on the world, she and others from their religious community are already hidden deep in the hills of Tennessee, abiding by every rule that will keep them safe, pure--and alive. As long as they stay there, behind the red perimeter.
Her older brother's questions and the arrival of the first outsiders she's seen in a decade set in motion events that will question everything Grace has built her life on. Enemies rise on all sides--but who is the real enemy? And what will it cost her to uncover the truth?