Twin brothers. One the high school student president and an all-star athlete; the other the black sheep of the family.
For most of his life, Shane and his twin, Scott, were inseparable. But becoming his own individual hasn't worked out so well. Shane is convinced he can’t do anything right, and he’s angry with the world.
Ethan Walker is biracial, intelligent, serious, and lonely. However, he’s recently discovered a group of caring people who believe God can make a difference. Hesitantly, Ethan shares his discovery with Shane.
Shane laughs when Ethan suggests that God might be able to help him, but after almost walking in front of a moving car and yet another fight with Scott, he realizes he has nothing left to lose…
If you like moving fiction with realistic characters and real-life issues, N. J. Lindquist’s standalone novel, In Time of Trouble, will delight and challenge you. Lindquist, who also writes award-winning mysteries under the name J. A. Menzies, brings strong characterization and plot twists into this YA coming-of-age novel.
If you’ve ever felt like a loser or the black sheep of the family (or know someone like that) get this uplifting, yet realistic, coming-of-age novel today.