One day, author Sasha Cervantes happened to see an HBO exposé on farm animals, which compelled her to try to do something to stop the killing of animals for food. She then asked herself, "What can I do or say to influence people?" After a period of deep thought and prayer, the answer came: write the new novel"Consequences" (published by AuthorHouse).
In "Consequences," protagonist LesLee Russell sees slaughterhouse footage on television and it profoundly affects her life, much to the chagrin of family and friends. But that is the least of their problems, for a great mystery is unfolding as animals everywhere begin to disappear at an alarming rate, until every animal on the face of the Earth is gone. Where did they go? Who took them? Why, and for how long? But the most crucial question is, will they return?
An excerpt from "Consequences":
"Believe me, LaVon, I wish I could go back to the way it was before - but I can't. And I also can't just sit back and say nothing about it, even if it means I stand alone. We've all taken this dominion crap too far. You think I'M nuts? Well, for your information, the God I believe in is a loving, compassionate God to ALL living things; and if you think he condones the way we treat animals, then you and the rest of the world are the ones who are nuts."
Cervantes describes "Consequences" as "an intriguing, thought-provoking, imaginative story rife with memorable characters, sassy dialogue, and edifying insights that will have you laughing, cringing, and wondering what happens next as it reveals how the world's ravenous appetite for meat and fast food leads to far-reaching destructive consequences: pollution, world hunger, deadly pandemics, and global warming." One thing for certain: people who read this book will never look at animals or meat the same way again.