A work of gripping speculative fiction about the next American civil war and the children being used to fight it. Now in trade paperback.
A prescient and gripping novel about a brother and sister forced to fight on opposite sides of a second American civil war.
After his impeachment, the president of the United States refuses to leave office, fracturing the country.
When a UNICEF worker and a reporter discover that both sides of the conflict are using child soldiers, they set out to shine a light on something they thought could never happen in the United States.
10-year-old Hannah Miller, an orphan living in besieged Indianapolis, has joined a citizen's militia. She had nowhere else to go. And after seeing the firsthand horrors of war, she's determined to fight with the Free Women militia.
Hannah's older brother, Alex, is a soldier too. But he's loyal to the other side. After being separated from Hannah, he finds a home in a group calling themselves The Liberty Tree.
But on the battlefields of America, Hannah and Alex will fight for the only cause that matters - each other.
Craig DiLouie is an acclaimed American-Canadian author of literary dark fantasy and other fiction. Formerly a magazine editor and advertising executive, he also works as a journalist and educator covering the North American lighting industry. Craig is a member of the Imaginative Fiction Writers Association, International Thriller Writers and Horror Writers Association. He currently lives in Calgary, Canada with his two wonderful children.