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Help Me Please

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An hour and a half after three-year-old Danielle Gaston is kid-napped from the Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, a new Web site pops up on the World Wide Web--featuring Danielle Gaston. She's isolated in a room with no food and only water to drink. This live-action Web page is available to all net users around the world and is soon rebroadcast on CNN and other television net ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published January 15th 2001 by Forge Books (first published 1999)
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Eric_W
Nov 17, 2008 Eric_W rated it liked it
Deputy Chief of Detectives Polly Kelly has a difficult case. Someone with a great deal of technical knowledge has kidnapped Danni, the three-year-old only child of famous singer Maggie McKittredge and her husband senator Neal Gaston. The child was taken from a Catholic Mass by someone disguised as a priest. The police were notified almost immediately, but within a matter of minutes the child's live picture appears on an Internet web site for all the world to see. She is locked in a room with no ...more
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D'Amato, Barbara - 3rd in Figueroa and Bennis series

A chilling criminal kink in the World Wide Web could lead to a horrifying crime unless Polly Kelly of the Chicago Police Department can prevent it.

I love both D'Amato's series. The lady knows how to write. This was suspenseful and had an ending where I was particularly pleased to see the villian get their due. If you've not read D'Amato, give her a try.
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Shelves: mysteries-police
First sentence - "Golden air filled Holy Name Cathedral."
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Barbara D'Amato has had a checkered career, working in the distant past as an assistant surgical orderly, carpenter for stage magic illusions, assistant tiger handler, stage manager, researcher for attorneys in criminal cases, and recently sometimes teaching mystery writing to Chicago police officers.

"Writing is the greatest job of all," D'Amato says. "I get to hang around with co
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