Excellent, compelling and informative. Fast-paced, continually twisting story of searching for a cult leader who has escaped from prison. Believable characters, interesting dialogue and surprise ending.
"She and her best friend, Martine Christensen, ran a website called “American Tunes,” after the famous Paul Simon song from the 1970s. Kathryn Dance was not a bad musician, but a brief attempt at a full- time career as a singer and guitarist had left her dissatisfied (which, she was afraid, was how she ’d left her audiences)."
“Well, I’ll tell you. When my father was in Nam his platoon sometimes had to take out Vietcong tunnels. Sometimes they’d find booby traps. Sometimes they’d find VC. It was the most dangerous job in the war. Dad developed this fear that stayed with him all his life.”
"No. Volunteerphobia. He cleared one tunnel, then never raised his hand again. Nobody can quite figure out why exactly you stepped forward on this one.”
I will re-read parts of this book. Look forward to other works by this author.