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Stacey in the Hands of an Angry God (Red State/Blue State Confessions, #1)

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A fundamentalist preacher with a misogynous bent gains control of the Kansas legislature and begins enacting laws restricting women's travel, their careers, and their reproductive rights. Law student Stacey Davenport starts a political resistance and begins an affair with an idealistic, married legislator who is holding out against the worst of these measures.
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Paperback, 226 pages
Published October 15th 2019
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Jane Night
Mar 01, 2020 rated it liked it
*I received this book through a librarythings giveaway. The review is my honest thoughts and opinion.

Synopsis: Stacey lives in a near future dystopian America which is heavily divided by red states and blue states to the point that pregnant women can't travel from a red state to a blue state. Also, using a search engine for information about anything that could potentially be hazardous to fetuses is a serious offense with heavy jail time. Stacey's teen brother is being investigated for such a c
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Al
Feb 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, read-2019
In the dystopian country imagined in this story, the US has become much like two different countries, the red states and the blue states, each set of states passing laws at the state level that make sense from their partisan point of view. As might be expected, with many of the reddest among us caring most about one specific issue, the red states have implemented lots of laws and regulations to prevent a potential mother from ending her pregnancy early. This goes so far as requiring a female to ...more
Dorie
Jan 03, 2020 rated it liked it
Stacey In The Hands Of An Angry God: Book 1 of the Red State/Blue State Series.
by Thomas Keech
2019
Real Nice Books
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Thanks to Library Thing for sending this ARC for review.

A fundamentalist preacher with a misogynist ideals and mindset gains control of Kansas legislature and begins enacting laws to subjugate women by putting restrictions on female reproductive rights. Pregnant, unwed women were given to men as a second or third wife that were then considered property. They were considered
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Maryann
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was ok
I received this book as an Early Reviewer through LibraryThing.

On first glance, the cover of this book instantly turned me off wanting to read it. It looked cheap, pulpy and like someone was trying too hard to be artistic. Fortunately, the writing was better than the book's appearance. The story of Stacey, a law student whose home state of Kansas is putting into law all kinds of restrictions on females and their reproductive rights, is clearly the first step in a series, and a little lacking on
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