Twenty years ago the Commander came into power and murdered all who opposed him. In his warped mind, the seven deadly sins were the downfall of society. He created the Hole where sinners are branded according to their sins and might survive a few years. At best.
Now LUST wraps around my neck like blue fingers strangling me. I’ve been accused of a crime I didn’t commit and now the Hole is my new home.
Darkness. Death. Violence. Pain.
Now every day is a fight for survival. But I won’t die. I won’t let them win.
The Hole can’t keep me. The Hole can’t break me.
I am more than my brand. I’m a fighter.
My name is Lexi Hamilton, and this is my story.
This story grabbed hold of my emotions and dragged them along to the very end. It pulls at your heartstrings. I could scarcely breathe because I felt for Lexi. The things that girl had to endure were horrific. I know some of those things she went through,I would have never survived.Her past may have broken her but it didn't destroy her.She finds courage to fight back,to fight through all the heartache to become a strong,brave,and compassionate girl.I don't want to giveaway any spoilers,so let's just say the ending was something I never saw coming but the realization of it put everything into perspective.
Lexi Hamilton lives in a messed upcruel world where the judicial system is revamped to catch not just criminals but what the Commander calls "sinners".They are arrested on accusation and there is no innocent until proven guilty.Many innocents are falsely accused and sent to live in the Hole.One of them is Lexi Hamilton,but she has a few people on the inside protecting her.Many times things happen that brings her to a breaking point but she finds strength in her protector .However,before it is all over Lexi, learns to hold herself up and fight for not only herself but those she loves, those she lost, and those who are too weak to stand up for themselves.
Melissa Kalicicki received her bachelor’s degree from
Abi and Missy met in the summer of 1999 at college orientation and have been best friends ever since. After college, they added jobs, husbands and kids to their lives, but they still found time for their friendship. Instead of hanging out on weekends, they went to dinner once a month and reviewed books. What started out as an enjoyable hobby has now become an incredible adventure.