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by Bill Eidson
Nine-year-old Janine Stearns and her family stop at a convenience store to buy ice cream. Moments later, a masked gunman walks in, robs the store, shoots the clerk, and, upon seeing the Stearns' BMW, kidnaps Janine. It is left to Ross Stearns, Janine's uncle and guardian, to rescue her.
Paperback, 286 pages
Published June 1st 1998 by Tor Books
(first published November 1996)
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Fast paced and exciting, this is a very violent little book about a kidnapping of a 9-year old girl and the subsequent search for the hoodlums who did it. This is a very quick read and you should avoid this book if violence puts you off. Otherwise, recommended to who-dun-it fans.