The president is assasinated, the government has been taken over, and all hell is breaking loose.
Radley's parents warned her that all hell would break loose if the American People's Party took power. The news is filled with images of vigilante groups, frenzied looting, and police raids. It seems as if all hell has broken loose.
Coming back from volunteering abroad, Radley just wants to get home to Vermont. When her plane lands in New Hampshire, her parents - who always come, day or night, no matter when or where she lands - aren't there. Her cell phone is dead, her credit cards are worthless, and she doesn't have the proper travel papers to cross state lines. Out of options, Radley starts walking...
This is a vision of a future America that only Karen Hesse could write: real, gripping, and deeply personal.