(THIS SYNOPSIS IS QUOTED FROM THE LEFT AND RIGHT SIDE COVERS OF THE BOOK) "IN THE NOT-TOO-DISTANT FUTURE, the nation plummets toward moral bankruptcy as drugs, prostitution, and other deviant behaviors gain praise and legislative approval in state after state. Morally and culturally diverse California splits into two states, and the race for North California's first governor becomes a heated clash over the issues of tolerance and intolerance. Blaming the godless culture for the loss of her son and the demise of her marriage, Stevie Van Horne leaves Los Angeles with her two children for the promise of a better life in North California. She pours herself into the campaign to elect conservative Dan Bellardi as governor to establish a safe haven where Judeo-Christian values can flourish once more. But the move north leaves the children yearning for their father, friends, and familiar surroundings. Terrorist attacks, a cult seduction, and interference from her ex-husband tempt Stevie to forget her goal. She is determined to salvage her aikido from the encroaching culture. But to do so she must release the past, rethink her priorities and fully trust God for her future."
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