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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (1,187 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: James Grippando Narrator: Allison Janne Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Allison Leahy is the US Attorney General, the mot renowned lawyer in America. She and her wealthy husband are the twenty-first-century version of the couple who has it all: a happy marriage and two successful careers. To top it off, Allison is the highly touted Democratic nominee for the presidency.

Her opponent is Lincoln Howe, a retired four-star general and bona fide African-American hero. Like Allison, howe is living the American dream, and for months the candidates have run neck and neck. Both sides need jut one extra push to swing the election - and on Halloween morning, they get it: A twelve year old girl is kidnapped on her way to school. The girl is Kristen Howe, Lincoln Howe's granddaughter. The nation and the candidate explode in outrage. As Attorney General, Allison launches a massive nationwide manhunt. But her motives are under fire, as each side claims the other is exploiting the tragedy and manipulating the investigation for political advantage.

In truth, Allison's drive to bring Kristin home safe is far more personal than political. Years before Allison's adopted baby daughter was stolen from her home never to be found. Now it seeks likely that her own child's fate is somehow tied to the current crisis. Allison now must step off the political ladder if she is to help save the life of an innocent young girl and unravel the secrets of her own painful past.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Entertaining…Grippando has produced another exciting and cleverly plotted novel.”

    Denver Post

  • “His best so far...Grippando keeps you guessing.”

    Miami Herald

  • “Breathless.”

    Philadelphia Inquirer

  • “This is a gripping (and frightening) story about the Machiavellian world of American politics.”


Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Gretaa | 2/17/2014

    " I love it.It had a lot of detail and I will always read another Peg Kehret book if it was a choice for me! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lucy | 2/15/2014

    " This book had so many twists and turns i couldn't takes my eyes of the page. I loved this book and i would read it again and again and again if i could. Everyone should read this book "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Rayna Zwerlein | 2/14/2014

    " Many of my fifth graders loved this book so to get ready in the school mode I chose to read it. It is a moving story where a young girl learns what is important to her in life. It is a quick, and easy read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Hi | 2/11/2014

    " LOVE IT THIS BOOKS AMAZING!!! The movie was okay but I hear there making a sequel yay "

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