The Hallowed Ones
by Laura Bickle
In this captivating thriller, Amish teen Katie secretly lets an injured stranger into her isolated community but has she also let in the plague that is destroying the outside world?
Katie is on the verge of her "Rumspringa, " the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the "Outside" abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make a rule: No one goes outside, and no outsiders come in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man, she can't leave him to die. She smuggles him into her family's barn--at what cost to her community?
The suspense of this vividly told, truly horrific thriller will keep the pages turning.