Back Before Dark: Sometimes rescuing a friend from the darkness means going in after him.

Back Before Dark: Sometimes rescuing a friend from the darkness means going in after him.

by Tim Shoemaker


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310737643
Publisher: Zonderkidz
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Series: A Code of Silence Novel Series , #2
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 245,477
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)
Age Range: 8 - 18 Years

About the Author

Tim Shoemaker is a national speaker and author of eleven books, including Code of Silence, Back Before Dark, and the third in the series, Below the Surface. His nonfiction titles include Super Husband, Super Dad … You Can Be the Hero Your Family Needs. Tim has three grown sons and has been happily married for over thirty years. Tim has also been working with youth on a volunteer basis for over twenty years—and still loves it. Connect with Tim on Facebook:

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Back Before Dark: Sometimes rescuing a friend from the darkness means going in after him. 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is an amazing book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I thought this book was actually better than the first one. But not by much. I like how the book was filled with suspense and action it keeps you right on the edge. I thought it was a great sequel to Code of Silence.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It was a great book beside the fact that gordy was kid nspprd by the king. Favorite character threwout the entite book is probsbly lunk because he is very funny and sounds like a great friend.
arlenadean More than 1 year ago
By: Tim Shoemaker Published By: Zondervan Age Recommended: Teen- YA - Adult Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: 5 Book Blog For: GMTA Series: Code of Silence #2 "Back Before Dark" by Tim Shoemaker was the second in the series: 'Code of Silence.' This novel is filled with a lots of action that will keep you turning this adventurous suspenseful read. We find from this read that three friends watch helpless as their friend Gordy has been abducted and put into a minivan. What came next? The hours and days later will Gordy be found? What risk will be taken to get him back? This be a mystery story that is all about showing 'good friendship.' Be ready for there to always be a lots of action happening in this read that will take you through a wonderful 'adventure and fear. It is definitely a read that's 'riveting, engaging, entertaining and hard to put down. The main characters were young teens and they were very well developed and so believable 'holding to their 'faith' that really helped make this a excellent read where friends take care of each other.Would I recommend this read? YES!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was exciting and very intense. I suggest this book for anyone who likes suspenseful stories. It was so full of suspense I had to put it down a few times and play basketball or eat something. But as well as being intense, it ’s humorous, has amazing and funny characters, and has a hidden message—never give up. For all that I give it five stars. I think any other 13 year old will say the same.
VicG More than 1 year ago
Tim Shoemaker in his new book, “Back Before Dark” Book Two in the Code of Silence Series published by Zondervan gives us sometimes rescuing a friend from the darkness means going in after him. From the back cover:  Taken! A detour through the park leads Cooper, Gordy, Hiro, and Lunk straight into a trap, and Gordy is abducted! The kidnapper, a brilliant high-school student with a bitter agenda, thinks it’s all a big game, but evil has a way of escalating and consuming. Despite the best of police efforts, the hours tick by without a clue or a ransom call, leaving everyone to their own fears. Gordy is gone. Cooper descends deeper into a living nightmare, imagining the worst for his best friend and cousin. Hours stretch into days, and talks of a memorial service begin to surface. But Cooper still feels his cousin is alive and develops a reckless plan, changing all the rules. Now the one who set out to rescue his friend needs to be rescued himself. Gordy has been kidnapped! Cooper feels responsible because, even though he called 911, it is possible that he didn’t remember the license plate correctly.  No ransom and everyone seems to have given up Gordy for dead.  Except, of course, for Cooper and the gang which have added Lunk to the team. Get ready for a page-turning, you won’t be able to figure it out mystery thriller.  This book is supposed to be written for young adults but I have news for you this book should also be read by the adults as well.  This is good stuff. Cooper, Hiro, Gordy and Lunk are wonderful characters that are bright, resourceful and full of faith.  Add in that all the characters are in deadly danger from practically the first word and continue to be so until the last few pages and you have a book that will keep you up late into the night flipping pages as fast as you can read. I recommend this book with enthusiasm. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Zondervan.   I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”