After losing his girlfriend and his part-time job, eighteen-year-old tough guy Shane Donahue wonders if being alive is worth it.
A classmate suggests God could turn his life around, and Shane figures he might as well give it a try—he’s got nothing to lose. Until he’s arrested for a serious crime and has to decide whether to fight or pray
The author of this book was presented with a plaque and a “Deeds Speak” certificate from then York Region Police Chief Armand P. LaBarge for the “contribution to facilitating positive change within the community” and “assisting youth in dealing with issues like anger, fear, and peer pressure” through the book.
"The plot flows like a mountain stream and I found it hard to stop between chapters." —a sixteen-year-old male reader
“Complex issues such as personal salvation, racism, doubt, fear, bullying, and failure are all tackled in a simple but profound way, with characters of different ethnic backgrounds.” —Read for Life