In this opening volume of the Fierce Stone trilogy, a beautiful woman and her precocious young son journey across a bleak, apocalyptic America beset by random violence and constant upheaval in the hope of reuniting the boy with his grandparents. Along the way they meet a mysterious young man who offers them the promise of a better and more stable life. But can they trust him, and is it worth their precious time trying to find out?
"The young narrator of the story is very appealing."
"If you enjoy reading about strong women and their exploits, Peters is the writer for you."