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# 141: Deliver Me From Evil - Kathi Macias

Deliver Me from Evil introduces readers to Mara, an eighteen-year-old girl who has been enslaved for nearly ten years, having been sold by her parents in Mexico and then smuggled across the border into San Diego where she was forced into sexual slavery. Readers will also meet 18-year-old, Bible-college-bound Jonathan and his 16-year-old sister, Leah, whose paths cross Mara’s and who become involved in her dramatic rescue.
Interwoven between the stories of Mara, Jonathan, and Leah is the heartbreaking story of another young woman in captivity in the Golden Triangle of Thailand, whose past life mysteriously connects to the young people in San Diego.

Paperback: 318 pages
Publisher: New Hope Publishers
ISBN: 9781596693067
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My Opinion:
This is not a story to be taken lightly. This subject matter of human trafficking actually exists, and it's hard not to be effected emotionally when you read about some of the things these people endure.
Kathi didn't leave much to the imagination by way of the human trafficking experience. It was horrific to read about.
Then there is the flip side. The missionaries. You can't help but commend them for their bravery in getting involved, where there too can be killed.
I loved the back and forth between both sides. The good and evil, if you will. It made for an engrossed reading.


5/5


Recommend? Definitely!


~I received a copy from Pump Up Your Book. I was not compensated for my opinion.~

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  1. Thank you so much for the excellent post on Deliver Me From Evil--an extremely difficult book to read/review, but a necessary one. Blessings!

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