In It’s Me, Anna South Africans were introduced to a girl-child few would ever forget. Anna was a survivor of hell – for eight long years she was sexually abused by her stepfather. But she got away from him, and from that life. In the final moments of It’s Me, Anna she looked her stepfather in the eye, and shot him.But what happened to Anna after she pulled the trigger? In this follow-up Anchien Troskie, writing once again as Elbie Lötter, tells the story of Anna’s life after her stepfather’s death. How does one seek forgiveness for murder? Or is retribution the only way to bring about justice? The State Vs Anna Bruwer is excruciatingly honest: filled with compassion, and ultimately, hope.