Australia (PRWEB) September 10, 2013
In her stunning debut novel, Renae White paints a grim portrait of the earth after it is engulfed by war. Resistance examines the nature of war in light of the experiences of a group of people struggling to survive in a world ravaged by civil strife and social unrest.
The novel is set in the fictional city of Richmond, in Maine, after a war that left thousands dead and the world in pieces. The survivors of the global cataclysm went one of three ways. Some turned to the new government, offering their fealty to their new lords and hoped for the promised safety. Those who distrusted the new regime broke off from society, packing what they could in order to survive on their own. The third group of people walked away with a new cause and a death sentence. This small group formed the Resistance, men and women who did not believe in war and who actively opposed the government and their new laws. White, the compelling narrator, lets readers follow the members of the Resistance in their efforts to find hope, humanity and peace in a world engulfed by devastation and turmoil.
Heralding the arrival of a gifted voice in literature, Resistance works simultaneously as a dystopian vision of the future, an action-packed survival story and a cautionary tale that allows readers to probe into the enormously significant issue of war.
This book will be featured at the 2013 Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, on October 9 – 13, 2013.
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About the Author
Renae White was born and raised in Australia, where she currently lives with her family and large pack of pets. When not writing she works in animal welfare, with special interest in behaviour.
Resistance * by Renae White
Publication Date: June 14, 2013
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