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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

tense thriller

In her Coral Gables, Florida home, police detective Charlotte Monroe shockingly sees her spouse Parker and their daughter Gracey amiably talking with Jacob Bright Sky Panther, who she recognizes from the FBI's Most Wanted list. Jacob escapes abducting Gracey. Stunned,...
In her Coral Gables, Florida home, police detective Charlotte Monroe shockingly sees her spouse Parker and their daughter Gracey amiably talking with Jacob Bright Sky Panther, who she recognizes from the FBI's Most Wanted list. Jacob escapes abducting Gracey. Stunned, Charlotte questions her husband who reluctantly confesses that Jacob is his son from a summer affair with a Cherokee woman years ago in a North Carolina camp owned by his father. That same season arson burned down the camp killing his dad.--- Charlotte believes that Gracey is being held in the North Carolina Mountains near the sight of the burned out camp. There Charlotte and Parker hope to rescue their daughter though the latter does not believe his son would harm his stepsister. Making matters more complex is bad blood flows, as it has for over a hundred sixty years, between whites and Native Americans, placing their teenage daughter in further jeopardy.--- The opening prequel from 1838 is incredible, which makes for a tough act to follow, but for the most part James W. Hall achieves the objective. The exhilarating story line is at its best when either the felon Jacob or the schizoid Gracey serves as the focus as these two characters seem so genuine. Charlotte is an intriguing police officer with unique talents that surface as she behaves like a lioness seeking to rescue her cub. On the other hand, Parker, as the key link between the players, is one dimensional and never comes across as someone in conflict struggling between what to do for his two offspring. Fans will relish this tense thriller especially when the action moves to the Carolina mountainside.--- Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Not up to Hall's previous standards

I have read all of Hall's earlier books and was expecting a lot more from this one. I never cared about any of the characters and the dialogue in the mind of the disturbed daughter was annoying to the point of distraction. The premise of the book, the main character's a...
I have read all of Hall's earlier books and was expecting a lot more from this one. I never cared about any of the characters and the dialogue in the mind of the disturbed daughter was annoying to the point of distraction. The premise of the book, the main character's ability to read murdererous intentions in a suspects face went absolutely nowhere. If you want to read Hall, read anything other than this one.

posted by Anonymous on February 19, 2007

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  • Posted July 9, 2009

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    Great Thriller

    This book had me on my toes from start of finish. I didn't want to put it down. Well written and the characters are perfect. Definatly would recommend this book to anyone!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2006

    A writer to envy

    Fantastic, awesome, thrilling, I lost much needed sleep because I could not put the book down...James W. Hall is my FAVORITE Florida Author, I love his work, he has prose and talent unmatched.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 10, 2014

    Kiley

    Iis me dating aoden a proble.?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2013

    Jaypetal

    Ok

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    Posted August 30, 2011

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