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The Guardian

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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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Jeff Dickison
Jan 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
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.
Aug 17, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: crime, thriller
Thriller - Nine year old Janine Stearns is kidnapped during a grocery store holdup. When her father is killed during the aborted $500,000 ransom payment it falls to her parolee uncle Ross to try to get the ransom paid and his niece rescued.
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