In the course of three weeks, Jess is rocked to her core. She will discover, through the lens of an abused boy, events that haunt both mind and spirit. Join Jessica and a cast of unforgettable characters as they navigate rural Virginia and Carolinas in search of a battered child's identity and those who would harm him. Shocking and provocative, Jess learns where evil dwells and feeds upon the innocent in an emotional rollercoaster. Nothing could have prepared her for what is uncovered and the realization that some sins are too great to remain past. Broken and derailed, witness this unexpected heroine as she finds hope, happiness, and extraordinary love from the darkest of circumstances. RUDD is a captivating tale of the human spirit; it is earthy, direct, and lucid. Devastating yet beautiful, its imagery is deeply moving, leaving one breathless and tattered only to be revived by warmth, humor, and the compassion of a loving God.