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Image of Stranger Things

Healy’s latest is thought-provoking and engaging, and becomes even more so as the story progresses. The author uses courageous characters to address the sex trade crisis. Themes of hope and redemption are seamlessly woven with spiritual elements and a touch of the supernatural.

Serena Diaz is suspended from her teaching job after she is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a student. She seeks solace in the woods, where a stranger dies saving her from abduction. The stranger turns out to be Christopher, who established a nonprofit organization to save girls from sexual slavery and was trying to take down kingpin John Roman. Now Christopher’s coworkers think Serena is working with John. Is someone she trusts working against her? (THOMAS NELSON, Jan., 368 pp., $15.99)
Reviewed by: 
Leslie L. McKee