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To Keep Us In


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Suspenseful cult thriller about navigating the world after a cult destroys the lives of three teens and what you will do for your sibling.

To Keep Us In is the suspense cult thriller that many have been wanting to read. This novel captivates you from the start as it is from the viewpoint of Phillip of the notorious Murder Twins and a girl Lucy who is out to avenge the death of her sister. All three are teens that are connected to the "Torture Ranch", a cult based up in Wyoming. As you read the story, you get to see how Lucy goes about avenging her sister who died at the hands of the cult leader. And you get to understand how Phillip and Finn grew up in the cult and how it goes for them once on the outside.

Phillip and Finn are twins whose Dad created the Ranch. They grow up believing that everything outside of the fence is scary and bad and that the world is a messed up place. When they learn that their dad is a killer and he is convicted, they are also convicted too. After being held in a mental institution, they are then forced into the real world and have to navigate dealing with all the happenings of modern day society.

Lucy is the sister of Heather. Heather left their home and it wasn't until they found out she was murdered at "The Ranch" that her parents fell into more of a depression. After the trial and the Murder Twins getting off, she decides to avenge her sister's death and take matters into her own hands. Lucy leaves home to find and kill the Murder Twins. But does she actually go through with it? Find out by reading this well written book.

This novel was really suspenseful and had me wanting to know more about both sides of the story. It really does have you questioning, do the twins actually deserve prison for their involvement at the "Torture Ranch" or were they just victims of their crazy father? The only reason I did not give this a full five starts was because some of the read felt a bit rushed. But maybe it was rushed because I just enjoyed it so much?

If you are looking for a quick, thrilling read that incorporates cults, being a teen, and psychiatry, you will enjoy this book.

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About the author

Emily lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico with her husband and two children and the calico cat that came out of nowhere, but hangs out under the car, seeing all. view profile

Published on February 13, 2021

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60000 words

Contains mild explicit content ⚠️

Genre: Thriller & Suspense

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