A fiction novel bringing awareness to the tragedy of sex slavery and human trafficking in America and around the world . . .
The story begins as Elena, age twelve, awaits the wrath of Hilda Strain, one of the supervisors at the Asylum for Orphaned and Troubled Girls. She is blamed for the death of her fellow border. Finding out later the reason for her death from her friend Maria, Elena is bent on revealing the truth to the proper authorities. However, that becomes difficult because she, though she is ordered to leave the Asylum ten years later, must keep her mouth shut about the evil that has occurred there, or else the girls left behind will pay for her actions. Being thrown out into a world unknown to her, she runs into a kind stranger, and the people she meets help her see that hope rises even from the most horrible circumstances when our hope is in the one Source of our strength, Jesus. There is an underlying question that pesters Elena through her life. What happened to her parents? As the hounding from the people of her past mounts, she is forced to go into hiding but is discovered and tragedy occurs in the middle of the story. Is Elena is actually still alive?