By Patricia Gussin
One is the loneliest number.Nine years in the past, Katie and Scott Monroe have been blessed past their wildest goals with exact triplets, Sammie, Alex, and Jackie. 3 appealing daughters and adoring mom and dad shaped the picture-perfect social gathering of 5. yet this tight-knit kinfolk unravels whilst the 3 little women visit see a film, yet just one emerges from the darkness of the theatre. How may well Sammie and Alex vanish with out a trace?Plunged into the abyss of a parent's worst worry, Katie and Scott hold through a thread-waiting, caring, now not realizing, and confronting the terrifying consciousness that the abduction would possibly not were a random act.Who took Sammie and Alex? Why? the place are they? whilst will they be stumbled on? And what if they're by no means came upon, or no longer stumbled on alive? whilst Jackie, the rest triplet, crumbles lower than the burden of grief and survivor's guilt, Katie and Scott fight to carry out wish and carry directly to what is still in their family.Until-or unless-Sammie and Alex are came upon secure, this picture-perfect family members cannot be placed again jointly back.
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He urged the police not to wait to call in the FBI. The intensity of Plummer’s tone terrorized Lucy as the security director repeated over and over that these first few hours were critical. Lucy felt her heart race, and she broke into a cold sweat, pulling Jackie even more tightly to her chest. CHAPTER 2 General Motors and Chrysler Bankrupt: Ford Next? — Detroit News, Sunday, July 14, 2009 Katie Monroe glanced again at her Piaget watch, an extravagant gift from her husband on the occasion of her forty-fifth birthday.
He didn’t think so, but just in case, he’d have to take action. m. only because he’d set an alarm. Still groggy from the sleeping pill, but with clear priorities. First, scrambled eggs, microwave bacon, and strong coffee. Deal with Adam, permanently this time. That was clear to him now. He’d have to use a pay phone and hope that his contact got back to him quickly. After he took care of that, he’d decide whether to call his attorney and raise hell about the FBI questioning him last night. Surely hauling him out at that hour was an invasion of his civil rights?
I’ll leave my wife. I’ll take care of your daughters. ” Katie asked, getting back to her family, needing to escape the shadow of Keith Franklin on her life. “Not much about Dad,” Sharon said. “Even though I was seven when he died. You were only two. But, yes, I remember Anthony and Johnny. They used to tickle us until we cried. They had lots of friends. ” Katie rarely allowed herself to think about her brothers. Now that she was a mother, she couldn’t fathom the bottomless pain her mother must have endured.
And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin