The novel begins a futuristic series that details the earth's final days a captivating novel that follows a woman seeking after inner peace in a fractured, war-ravaged society. Provokes a sentiment within the reader to make the world a better place In this opening volume of the Out of Barren Ground series, peace and purpose are rare commodities in a war-ravaged world. Everywhere there is famine, drought, pestilence, and hatred. Those people without their God are searching frantically, or are lost completely. Rachel lives a lonely, dreary existence in the earth's final days, but while searching for a pure water source, her life changes dramatically. the dead ends she has followed in the past have yet to change anything. Until now. This thought-provoking novel will keep you on the edge of your seat.