I've never read a Terri Blackstock book before, so I'm coming into things unbiased. I have to say, I really enjoyed this book (okay, "enjoyed" isn't the right word to give a book covering such a heavy s...more
Terri Blackstock fans will not have long to wait to get their hands on her latest novel. Predator has just been released.
Terri is the award-winni...more
It’s a shocker to realize teens are up-dating their status many times a day, giving people detailed information. For example, posting from their phones up-dating their status in every c...more
Terri Blackstock has written lots of great suspense novels over the years, but I totally enjoyed this one the most. Not knowing what was happening from page to page and trying to help figure out th...more
When Krista Carmichael's young sister is murdered by an on-line predator who had stalked her through her GrapeVyne page, Krista seeks to trap the evil man. She solicits the aid of GrapeVyne's developer, Ryan Adkins, and together the engage in a terrifying search for this serial killer.
One of th...more
This book made me think about how easy the internet makes things for predators. Kids post pictures. They post where they...more
This novel was a total page-turner from start to finish. I could hardly put it down. What's so terrifying about this story is that...more
The author is Christian and I appreciated how the very real issue of questioning God came up when tragedy struck and how those feelings were dealt...more
It is a story of young people and their tendency to tell all, not only to their friends but to anyone else who may be lurking around the Internet corner and listening in on their conversations. It depicts the dangers of evil predators who use the plethora of informati...more
Predator, by Terri Blackstock, is the story of Krista Carmichael’s fourteen-year-old sister, Ella, posts on her GrapeVyne page, “Riding my bike to Sinbad’s. Dying for a soda, and Dad won’t keep them in the house.” Ella will never come home from that bike ride to the store. She will be killed by a social networking predator that read her Thought Bubble on GrapeVyne and followed her. Krista begins searching high and low for her sister’s killer, and helps many other girls being followed by these ho...more
First off, I've never read a Terri Blackstock book so I didn't know what to expect. I also did not know that the author is Christian. I only mention this because it's constant presence throughout. I actually believe it gives more meaning and depth to the story.
A serial killer is on the loose. He picks his victims by befriending young girls and following their lives through GrapeVyne, a...more
When a young girl is murdered after leaving her personal information on a networking site, her sister is determined to trap the killer and bring him to justice.
This book really hits home. Being on the internet a lot myself, I am pretty careful about what I say, but this book made me look at my favorite sites even closer.
But beyond a good lesson, the...more
It's a very fast paced novel, like most of hers are and my only complaint is I usually want them to last a little longer. She seems to rush at the end and then leaves you hanging a little on the characters at the end. What can I say, I like a little romance too!
I was a little bit disappointed in how the killer went in the end. I guess I wanted to know a little bit more as to "why?" I guess he was just using his power to be the evil thing he was. But this was a quick read and I don't think I've ever been disappoin...more
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Terri spent the first twelve years of her life traveling in a U.S. Air Force family. She lived...more