Fatal Harvest

Fatal Harvest

by Catherine Palmer
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Fatal Harvest by Catherine Palmer



His teenage son is on the run—from a murder charge. Widowed rancher Cole Strong might not win any father-of-the-year awards, but he knows his boy. His son's only crime is caring too much about people and the world. Something Cole has forsaken. Now, a corrupt food supplier will do anything to protect its secrets and lies—including killing the kid who knows too much. The only person who can help is the dedicated teacher who'd been reaching out to his child: Jill Pruitt. A beautiful woman who reminds Cole of the man he used to be.

Across a dusty, dangerous landscape, Cole and Jill must find the boy they both love—before someone very dangerous does.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426833199
Publisher: Steeple Hill Books
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Series: Haven , #6
Sold by: HARLEQUIN
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author



Author of over 35 novels with more than one million copies sold, Catherine Palmer is a Christy Award winner for outstanding Christian romance fiction. Her Christian Booksellers Association bestsellers include Sunrise Song, A Dangerous Silence and A Victorian Christmas Tea. Her general fiction title, The Happy Room, ranked among the top five books on the CBAûs hardcover bestseller list. Catherine's numerous awards include Best Historical Romance, Best Contemporary Romance, Best of Romance from Southwest Writers Workshop and Most Exotic Historical Romance Novel from Romantic Times magazine. She is also a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award nominee.

Catherine grew up in Bangladesh and Kenya. She now lives in Missouri with her husband of over 25 years and their two sons. A graduate of Southwest Baptist University, she also holds a master's degree from Baylor University.

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Fatal Harvest 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Though the Ivy League schools want Artesia High School, Texas student Matthew Strong to enroll, the computer guru is obsessed with finding a way to end world hunger. In his quest to turn Malthus on his head, Matt scrutinizes the files of Agrimax, one of the major international food suppliers where he finds abominable goings on at the expense of starving people. When a friend is killed, Matt flees to France desperately hoping to find an ally in the International Federation for Environmental and Economic Development (I-FEED).

Matt¿s widower father rancher Cole had been distant from his son, but loves him deeply. He panics when Matt vanishes and turns to the only person he believes might have an inkling of where the lad is and what trouble he is in, his computer teacher Jill Pruitt. They hope to save Matt¿s life from those who want him silenced. Meanwhile, the teen meets Madam Losieau. Will she be the ticket for him to provide his data to the Chair of I-FEED located in the Sudan or is she a double agent ready to feed him to his enemies?

FATAL HARVEST will remind readers (at least older ones) of Rachel Carson¿s environmental wake up call SILENT SPRING. The novel emphasizes making aware the plight of the world¿s hungry and exposing the avariciousnese of the mega agricultural conglomerates. The story line is extremely exciting in a David vs. Goliath manner with the sling shot and stones being a computer. Though the Madam Losieau link seems stretched, fans will appreciate this global bringing to light the international problem of world hunger packaged inside an action-packed thriller.

Harriet Klausner

Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is so well written, you can't put it down. I first read this book several years ago and hundreds of books later it's one of the few books that comes instantly to vivid clarity. Humor, pain, suspense, realistic playful romance, social consciousness wrapped up in the most important thing of all Christ's love. Impossible to forget. I love all of Catherine Palmer's books, but this one, Treasures of the Heart series (especially Kiss of Adventure) Finders Keepers Series have been read many times over. Cherished favorites and old friends I will enjoy for years to come. Thank you for using your gifts to write Catherine and gifting us all with your talent.