Alligator Heretics (Paperback)
When their classmate vanishes, an autistic high schooler and his friends seek answers. What they find will challenge their deepest beliefs.
In a humid South Florida suburb, Arthur Morton and his friends begin their senior year at Righteous Christ Academy. Go Gators Two weeks in, one of them vanishes without a trace. While attempting to find their missing classmate, they uncover dark secrets hidden by their teachers and pastors.
Besides dealing with crushes, musical auditions, and college applications, the students face their most intense personal struggles yet, through encounters with homophobia, misogyny, purity culture, and more.
Loosely inspired by author Joshua Sobel's teenage years, Alligator Heretics explores the traumas commonly found in individuals raised in American Christian fundamentalism, and the bonds that form when they walk through fire together.