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  • 1 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library BER (Text) 33500013345996 New Checked out 03/20/2021
Moorhead Public Library BER (Text) 33500013345988 New Checked out 03/13/2021
Warroad Public Library BER (Text) 35500006441909 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781982103699
  • ISBN: 1982103698
  • Physical Description: x, 421 pages : 23 cm.
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2021.

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Summary, etc.:
"When their college-aged daughter is abducted on a European family vacation, Brian and Rebecca Unsworth--both U.S. intelligence staffers--race to find the kidnappers and keep their fragile marriage intact"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 November #1
    Berenson takes a break from the international politics and nonstop action that define his head-banging John Wells series to present a different kind of thriller, one that combines a bit of espionage with a probing look at a complex marriage, seemingly happy but with deep fissures below the surface. Rebecca Unsworth is an FBI counterintelligence officer, and her husband, Brian, is a mid-level analyst with the NSA. A family vacation to Barcelona goes awry when the couple's college-student daughter, Kira, is kidnapped. Although the first sections of the novel focus in riveting fashion on Kira's harrowing experience and her determination to escape her captors, the story eventually shifts back to her parents, juggling between husband's and wife's points of view to reveal not only what was behind the kidnapping, but also the depth of their alienation from one another. The reader is prepared to be shocked as the backstory unfolds, but Berenson effectively keeps his cards close to his vest, delivering multiple surprises on the way to a dizzying finale in which the cold hearts of this hot-blooded duo rise to the surface. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Alex Berenson is a former New York Times reporter and award-winning novelist. He attended Yale University and joined the Times in 1999, where he covered everything from the drug industry to Hurricane Katrina and served as a correspondent in Iraq. In 2006, The Faithful Spy, his debut novel, won the Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best First Novel. He has since written twelve more novels and a nonfiction book, Tell Your Children. Currently, he lives in the Hudson Valley with his wife and children.

Subject: Kidnapping > Fiction.
Man-woman relationships > Fiction.
Parent and child > Fiction.
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense.
FICTION / Thrillers / Crime.
FICTION / Thrillers / Espionage.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Romantic suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Romance fiction.

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