By Patricia Gussin
One is the loneliest number.Nine years in the past, Katie and Scott Monroe have been blessed past their wildest desires with exact triplets, Sammie, Alex, and Jackie. 3 attractive daughters and adoring mom and dad shaped the picture-perfect occasion of 5. yet this tight-knit relatives unravels whilst the 3 little women visit see a film, yet just one emerges from the darkness of the theatre. How may possibly Sammie and Alex vanish with no trace?Plunged into the abyss of a parent's worst worry, Katie and Scott grasp by means of a thread-waiting, caring, no longer realizing, and confronting the terrifying awareness that the abduction won't were a random act.Who took Sammie and Alex? Why? the place are they? while will they be came across? And what if they are by no means discovered, or no longer stumbled on alive? whilst Jackie, the remainder triplet, crumbles below the load of grief and survivor's guilt, Katie and Scott fight to carry out desire and carry directly to what continues to be in their family.Until-or unless-Sammie and Alex are came upon secure, this picture-perfect kin cannot be placed again jointly back.
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He picked up the receiver and mumbled a hello. Nothing. Must be a wrong number. With a jerk, he disconnected the phone, planning to bury his head back under the blanket, when he stopped. Was that the doorbell? Maxwell kept a pair of velour shorts at the foot of the bed. Hesitating long enough to make sure he was not hearing things, he slipped out of bed, donned the shorts, grabbed a robe, and headed for the front door. By then the pleasant ring of the bell was accompanied by insistent pounding.
Take your children to keep you from testifying? He certainly has motive. ” “He’s a sociopath who needs to be in jail, at the very least, isolated from children. But kidnapping my kids? ” “We have to be thorough. ” Katie sat up straighter, a wariness in her tone. Katie stood up and started pacing. She asked for a glass of water. Streeter poured her some iced water. She drank slowly then sat back down. Settling her head in her hands, she began, “Here’s what happened. Several months ago, Adam came to me in a professional setting.
Katie Monroe? He didn’t think so, but just in case, he’d have to take action. m. only because he’d set an alarm. Still groggy from the sleeping pill, but with clear priorities. First, scrambled eggs, microwave bacon, and strong coffee. Deal with Adam, permanently this time. That was clear to him now. He’d have to use a pay phone and hope that his contact got back to him quickly. After he took care of that, he’d decide whether to call his attorney and raise hell about the FBI questioning him last night.
And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin