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Taken | [Chris Jordan]

Taken

No parent believes it can happen to them, their child taken from a suburban schoolyard in the gentle hours of dusk. But as widowed mother Kate Bickford discovers, everything can change in the blink of an eye. One minute her lanky, amazing, maddening Tommy is begging for ice cream. Then in a terrible instant, he's gone.
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No parent believes it can happen to them, their child taken from a suburban schoolyard in the gentle hours of dusk. But as widowed mother Kate Bickford discovers, everything can change in the blink of an eye. One minute her lanky, amazing, maddening Tommy is begging for ice cream. Then in a terrible instant, he's gone.

Opening the door to her Connecticut home, hoping to find her son, Kate comes face-to-face with her son's abductor. He wants money. All she has. And if she doesn't follow something he calls The Method, the consequences will be gruesome.

Her comfortable life collapses as precious seconds tick by, and Kate is horrified to uncover the terrible, world-shattering secret she and her son share with a killer who will stop at nothing.

In his chilling debut thriller, Chris Jordan takes listeners on an unrelenting, psychologically gripping ride that asks a simple question: When it comes to saving the life of your child, how far would you go?

©2006 Chris Jordan; (P)2006 Books on Tape

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"Jordan's full-throttle style makes this an emotionally rewarding thriller that moves like lightning." (Publishers Weekly)

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    this book is so good. Keeps you on the edge of your seat, the whole time. Wish we could see more from this author :)

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