The twister that touches down in Bordelaise, Louisiana, not only destroys the calm of a summer Sunday, it pierces the soul of Katie Earle, whose young son Bobby goes missing...and it wasn't the storm that took him.Katie's first thought is that her estranged husband, J.R., saw his chance and grabbed Bobby to spite her. But the reality goes beyond that to truly horrifying, and now her nightmare is only just beginning. The real terror will begin when the tornado's wreckage is cleared away and the kidnapper can escape with his prize.The agony of uncertainty grows with every passing hour as Katie and J.R. reunite with a single, desperate purpose: to find their son before he slips from their grasp...forever.
Seven-year-old Bobby Earle's disappearance after a twister sweeps through Bordelaise, LA, is considered a tragic accident-until young Holly draws a picture of "God" taking Bobby away in his blue truck. As the chilling pieces fall into place, an estranged couple are drawn back together to find their son before it's too late. Multiple viewpoints add intensity as the rescue efforts heat up and a plucky boy tries to hold his own against a merciless pedophile. Verdict Vivid, gripping, and emotionally draining, this thriller keeps the pages turning as it plays on every parent's fears. Sala (Blown Away) also writes as Dinah McCall; she lives in Oklahoma. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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July 01, 2010
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