Lynne Winters is a not-too-successful real estate attorney caught in the middle of the kidnapping of the century in the mid-sized American city of Slate. Entangled in the problem against her will, she finds herself hindered more than helped by the efforts of the police and the victim's self-centered family. Can no one but Lynn remember that a young boy's life is at stake.
An entertaining teen novel that even adults can enjoy. --Gary Longwell, YA Librarian
It's been a while since I've seen young adult fiction done quite this well. --Stuart Krause, Teacher
Does what all great stories do: challenges the way we think about ourselves and our relationships. --Christine Avery, English Teacher at Eaglecrest High School
More Than A Flesh Wound is a fictional story examining the aftermath of injuries and what it takes to overcome them. This story is a tribute, not just to those who serve, but to their families who have the courage to face the possibility of this situation. It is a reminder, not to forget that those who gave nearly all, sometimes need someone to give some back.
Chris (12) and Laura (9) ran away from the father who didn’t wanted them to go to the mother they longed for six years. Criminals caught them in the juggernaut’s trailer they hid from the father. Criminals planned to sell them to Mr. Charlie to export them outside the country. Charlotte, the pretty lady, escaped with the kids to rescue them. Criminals hunted them in order to kill them all.
I wanted the total college experience.
I wanted stories to giggle over with my roommates.
I was tired of being the dutiful daughter and granddaughter.
Tired of being Dustin’s girlfriend.
I wanted to live.
Then I met sexy Lucas. That first night with him was a mistake.
So was the second, the third...
And what about Dustin?