Hannah Payne is used to a life devoted to God and her family. But a secret affair results in an unwanted pregnancy. Abortions are illegal in the state of Texas though that doesn’t stop Hannah. She’s caught and punished for her crime, forced to have her skin genetically altered to the color red, for murder. Disowned from her family and pushed to the fringes of society Hannah is determined to make a better life for herself. But at what cost? Jordan’s futuristic world is terrifying and eye opening all at once. Fans of The Handmaid’s Tale and The Scarlett Letter will fall in love with Hannah Payne and understand just how important her story is to women everywhere.