Jasper is a child struggling with her identity as part of a talented family. The author skillfully portrays both the thoughts and behaviors of a child mystified by adults. When Jasper's family suddenly disappears, along with everyone else in her home town, Jasper's world turns dark, and she doubts herself, but she proves to be both resourceful and creative when she confronts dark experiences and dark power.
Go with Jasper through time, space, and alternate realities. Where do I belong? Will I ever fit in? Does God know my name? Which way is forward? Jasper's mind works overtime trying to understand. Will Jasper find her family, and if she does, will they be glad to see her? Why does the darkest evil power want to prevent this little girl from finding those she loves? Does God care? What is the answer to the most important question in the universe?
Readers familiar with Frank Peretti, C. S. Lewis, and J. R. R. Tolkien will discover similar qualities and concepts Sarah Tun's writing, but her unique style stands alone.
Get comfortable in your chair. If you read the first page of "Confronting the Darkness," you won't be leaving that chair for a while.