Beyond the Flap

Bryan Bliss: Redemption on Death Row

by Naomi Krueger

Is anyone beyond redemption? “No,” says author Bryan Bliss. Not even criminals on death row, which the justice system has deemed worthy of execution. Bryan’s latest young adult novel, We’ll Fly Away, tackles this question by telling a compelling story of a teenager on death row and how he got there. Influenced by his own upbringing, his experiences with people living on death row, and his personal convictions about justice and redemption, Bryan’s writing invites teens to contend with deeper, meaningful issues. […]