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Running On The Edge

Running On The Edge

by William M. Barnes


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While crossing the Texas border with other illegal immigrants, Hope Alijondro's brother is kidnapped. Hope, a nurse and part Tarahumara Indian, enlists the aid of Hispanic reporter Juanita Costillos in her search efforts. Checking cryptic ads in a San Antonio newspaper, they follow a lead of tiny fossils found on victims of a serial murderer dubbed the 'Puta Killer".

In love with Hope ever since she treated severe injuries he suffered in a Colorado mountain Ultra-Sports race, Temple Carruthers, quits theBorder Patrol to help find Hope's brother. Though his injuries had made him a paraplegic, Temple pursues the kidnapper in a kayak race through deep canyons and treacherous rapids while Hope runs cross-country to head them off-only to encounter the 'Puta Killer".


'I haven't read a novel since grade school, but I read Running on the Edge in four days! William Barnes has created an excellent adventure tale and my only question is, 'Have you begun working on a sequel?'"

-Mike Campbell,

National Aeronautics And Space Administration

Washington, DC

Participant in eleven 100-mile Ultra-Sport races.

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ISBN-13: 9780595362899
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/02/2005
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

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