I met a woman on facebook the other day. Her name is Kathi Macias. Something about her struck a chord with me and I had to dig deeper. Well, I come to find out that her new series, FREEDOM SERIES, is focused on human trafficking. Deliver Me From Evil is the first in the series. I must say, I have not read it yet, but ANY novel, article, or blog post illuminating the insipid, cancerous evil of human trafficking is one that I will promote whole-heartedly.
Here is the book’s blurb: Deliver Me from Evil introduces readers to Mara, an eighteen-year-old girl who has been enslaved for nearly ten years, having been sold by her parents in Mexico and then smuggled across the border into San Diego where she was forced into sexual slavery. Readers will also meet 18-year-old, Bible-college-bound Jonathan and his 16-year-old sister, Leah, whose paths cross Mara’s and who become involved in her dramatic rescue.
Interwoven between the stories of Mara, Jonathan, and Leah is the heartbreaking story of another young woman in captivity in the Golden Triangle of Thailand, whose past life mysteriously connects to the young people in San Diego.
I say all the time, people… BLINDERS OFF! Human trafficking cannot be ignored any longer. As long as we have people embracing evil and exploiting our children, our friends, our neighbors, we must fight back. There are organizations that do. Here are some: