About the Book
A mysterious dead man directs the small band on their journey to a much safer corridor he dubs The King’s Highway.
Airplanes are falling out of the sky, and all things electric rendered useless after a mysterious flash. It tests the grit of fifteen-year-old Jackson Allison when the care and safety of his younger siblings fall solely to him. No one knows for sure what’s happened, but danger lurks if they stay. With a fierce determination to keep his thirteen-year-old sister McKenzie and nine-year-old brother Cooper safe, the high school freshman is compelled to leave their Irving home in the shadow of the DFW Airport for their grandparents’ farm a hundred-plus miles northeast.
Thrust into a lawless, chaotic world, he’s guided by an ever-changing cryptic note that leads his growing troupe along the King’s Highway. Bullies, Russians, wild animals, gang-bangers, and kidnappers thwart their progress while a lack of drinkable water and food is a constant concern. Will he ever get his people to safety in the Red River Valley in far Northeast Texas?
About the Author
Caryl, praying her story gives God glory, loves writing for Christian genres--historical and contemporary romance, Biblical fiction, and mid-grade especially. In 2014, Simon and Schuster debuted VOW UNBROKEN, a historical Christian romance set in 1832 Texas, and Caryl followed with three additional novels. In April, LADY LUCK'S A
LOSER (contemporary, mature, inspirational romance) September's debut, HEARTS STOLEN (set in 1839-1844), book two of her historical Christian Texas Romances--a #1 Amazon Best-seller, and in November, A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE ANGELS, volume one of her new Biblical fiction series, The Generations--also an Amazon #1 Best-seller. For every good blessing - including ten children (four by birth, six by marriage) and sixteen grandsugars - she gives God the glory. Caryl lives a country-life with Ron, her high school sweetheart husband of forty-seven years and two grandsons, in the woods a few miles south of Clarksville, Red River County seat, located in far Northeast Texas with two grandsons Christian (16) and Benjamen (13).
The King’s Highway, book one in the Days of Dread Trilogy, by author Caryl McAdoo will captive readers from page one. In a time of trials in a changing world, a group of kids must band together in a chaotic world where there are no longer any laws. They must learn to defend themselves and find a way to survive. Teens will enjoy this futuristic and adventurous novel as they dive into the fun story with entertaining characters. I would recommend this noel to young adults that enjoy futuristic teen fiction.
Series: Days of Dread Trilogy
Genre: young adult; futuristic
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: September 23, 2015
Number of pages: 207
Category: Junior High+
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
A review copy of this book was provided by Celebrate Lit.
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