Chella and her companions have to make difficult choices, but they find that when everything else is stripped away, God is faithful. He alone is their light and hope.
Chella has lived the whole of her life in Area IF208, one of many Areas set up by a new World Council after war, famine and plague cause global devastation.
Religion is banned, supposedly for the sake of world peace, so Chella has to keep her Christian faith a secret.
But when her best friend disappears, her fiancé is arrested, and astonishing rumours of people living Outside surface, a new chapter in her life begins.
Chella is an unlikely heroine, battling a troubled past, a dangerous present and an uncertain future.
This is the perfect book to buy for teenage girls who enjoy reading – particularly for church girls and those on the fringes of church. Themes of light, life and hope in the darkness are woven within a gripping story, which will have readers on the edge of their seats.