“Part love story, part mystery, this brave novel will make you feel, wonder, and think.”

–Tamara Ireland Stone, New York Times best-selling author of Every Last Word

“Purcell handles the nuances of interracial relationships with a remarkably sensitive and observant eye and challenges readers to view racism under a broader category of generalizations. A poignant interracial love story that grapples with hate and violence.”

– Starred Review - Kirkus

“"Suspenseful, heartbreaking, and excellent"

— Starred Review -VOYA

“... chillingly credible and unflinchingly revealed ... Hannah herself, compelling and believable, keeps readers focused on her plight and that of other de facto slaves worldwide.”

— Kirkus

“Many reluctant readers won't be able to put down this riveting novel ... The characters ring true and as the plot reaches a crisis point, readers will be drawn in by the suspense of Hannah's captivity.”

— School Library Journal