Jack just wants to have fun with his friends but his mom's rules keep getting in the way. One morning they wake to machine gun fire and everything has changed because foreign soldiers have invaded his hometown shutting off the power, cutting off communications and restricting travel. To make things worse, he doesn't know if his dad is alive, wounded, captured or dead. All he wants is to find him, however, his mom doesn't care, the soldiers are in the way and the cop that busted him is no help at all.
Becoming a teenager is a confusing time filled with personal battles and outside ones, Jack’s life is no different. As he enters high school he reinvents himself to be ‘cool’, until survival becomes a priority, then he is forced to become who he really is. Thirteen is a roller coaster of twists and turns.
This is the first book in a series about a young boy caught in an occupation zone. This edition is version 2 and professionally edited by Northwest Editing.