If We Survive by Andrew Klavan

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Theycame on a mission of mercy, but now they’re in a fight for their lives.

High schooler Will Peterson and threefriends journeyed to Central America to help rebuild a school. In a poor,secluded mountain village, they won the hearts of the local people with theirenergy and kindness.

But in one sudden moment, everythingwent horribly wrong. A revolution swept the country. Now, guns and terror areeverywhere—and Americans are being targeted as the first to die. 

Will and his friends have got to getout fast. But streets full of killers . . .hills patrolled by armies . . . anda jungle rife with danger stand between them and the border. Their one hope ofescape lies with a veteran warrior who has lost his faith and may betray themat any moment. Their one dream is to reach freedom and safety and home.

If they can just survive.


About Andrew Klavan

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Andrew Klavan was hailed by Stephen King as "the most original novelist of crime and suspense since Cornell Woolrich." He is the recipient of two Edgar Awards and the author of such bestsellers as True Crime and Don't Say a Word.
Published November 6, 2012 by Thomas Nelson. 340 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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Teenage Everyman Will Peterson narrates a struggle for survival alongside several stock characters (such as a sweet but shallow pretty girl, a well-meaning but out-of-touch youth pastor and an intellectual, professorial America-blaming idealist, Jim).

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Two-time Edgar Award–winner Klavan (True Crime) works the YA category with a gripping story narrated by Will Peterson, a teen on a youth mission trip.

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Andrew Klavan is the author of such internationally bestselling crime novels as True Crime, filmed by Clint Eastwood, and Don’t Say A Word, filmed starring Michael Douglas.

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This is in keeping with the almost constant reviewer rule that a book or film that supports “social justice,” atheism or environmentalism, say, is just a story without an agenda, whereas a book that mentions God or liberty is, whoa, getting waaaay too political and religious.

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