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Was woman made for God, or for man?

Cori desperately wants to belong. However, lineage is the only thing she doesn’t remember choosing. With backslidden parents and a fundamentalist grandmother, Cori can’t seem to fit in anywhere in Utah.

After spending half her life running toward a safe place, she discovers that sometimes you must walk through the desert to find home.

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Series Placement

Sworn to the Desert is the first book in the Breaking Bonds series. Each book stands alone, and can be read independently. If you want the recommended reader experience–they happen chronologically in this order:
Book #1: Sovereign Ground
Book #2: Heart of Petra
Book #3: Sworn to the Desert


“Hilarey Johnson doesn’t settle for easy stereotypes. ”

—Tosca Lee, New York Times bestselling author

  • Top 10 Idaho Fiction, Idaho Author Awards 2015
  • First Place, General Fiction, Idaho Author Awards, 2015
  • Best Fiction eBook, Idaho Author Awards 2015
  • Christian Writers Guild Operation First Novel Semifinalist 2013
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