Scared: A Novel on the Edge of the World

Author: Tom Davis

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Scared: A Novel on the Edge of the World, by Tom Davis, follows the story of U.S. photojournalist Stuart Daniels and a young Swazi girl, Adanna. Like many in her country, she finds herself as the head of her household in a land with little to offer anyone in need. Termed “Nation of Orphans,” Swaziland has the highest rate of HIV/AIDS in Africa.

The themes of the story are not easy - disease, hunger, death, and man’s basest evil toward his fellow man, even children. Reality in Swaziland isn’t easy for anyone. In fiction, as in life, the characters show a resilience of spirit in the face of unthinkable adversity. In the same way, their stories display the power of relationship, human and divine, to heal and restore.

As Christian Fiction Online Magazine reviewer, Michelle Sutton, stated: “You'd have to have a heart of stone not to be emotionally moved when you read Scared. The entire time I read this book I was in Africa right along with the characters. That's great writing.”

Enter the world of Scared, and you will find yourself transported to a different world. Certainly moved. Maybe even transformed.

Tom Davis has also authored Priceless: A Novel on the Edge of the World and these great nonfiction books, Fields of the Fatherless and Red Letters: Living a Faith that Bleeds.


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