By Matthew F. Jones
While eight-year-old Jennifer Follett doesn't go back domestic from college someday, the rigidly ordered lives of Edmund and Caroline Follett--a strength couple with a pricey apartment outdoors Albany, New York--are all at once upended. First comes the ready; subsequent comes the dread; ultimately, they're pressured to imagine the unthinkable, as a wayward twelve-year-old boy admits that he watched from the woods as their daughter, whom they anticipated to board a faculty bus on the backside of the driveway, bought right into a black sedan as a substitute.
Although the Folletts' eccentric younger nanny, Hannah, is lower than impending approximately why she permit Jennifer out of her sight, police investigators quickly start to suspect one other husband-and-wife pair: Gerald and Claire Sandoval, informal friends of the Folletts who personal a black LTD. yet why may the version churchgoing couple kidnap a tender lady? whereas they develop progressively more confident that the Sandovals are concerned, the police are not able to discover as a lot facts to again up their suspicions. pissed off by way of the law's presumed blameless safeguards, the Folletts ascertain to do no matter what is critical to get Jennifer again. in the meantime, the well-meaning yet incautious investigators pass some distance past the decision of accountability of their wish to remedy the crime. of their "blind pursuit," the quest for Jennifer attracts them deep into the upstate big apple woods and right into a chilling actual and mental war of words with evil.
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