By Patricia Gussin
One is the loneliest number.Nine years in the past, Katie and Scott Monroe have been blessed past their wildest goals with exact triplets, Sammie, Alex, and Jackie. 3 appealing daughters and adoring mom and dad shaped the picture-perfect social gathering of 5. yet this tight-knit kin unravels while the 3 little ladies visit see a film, yet just one emerges from the darkness of the theatre. How may Sammie and Alex vanish with no trace?Plunged into the abyss of a parent's worst worry, Katie and Scott hold by way of a thread-waiting, caring, no longer realizing, and confronting the terrifying consciousness that the abduction would possibly not were a random act.Who took Sammie and Alex? Why? the place are they? whilst will they be discovered? And what if they are by no means chanced on, or now not stumbled on alive? while Jackie, the remainder triplet, crumbles below the burden of grief and survivor's guilt, Katie and Scott fight to carry out desire and carry directly to what is still in their family.Until-or unless-Sammie and Alex are came upon secure, this picture-perfect relatives cannot be placed again jointly back.
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What he needed was a massage, a deep one. Sitting alone in that over air-conditioned holding room for hours stiffened his neck. No one had checked on him or asked if he wanted coffee. Then the agent in charge, a total prick, showed up, wanted to know about Adam. Where Adam was, specifically. And that line of questioning made Adam his first problem. Adam, the ingrate, was the root cause of this unacceptable situation. If he hadn’t butted in, and told that shrink lies about how he treated his sons, Aiden and Jake, none of this would have happened.
To him it seemed cruel to keep hammering Katie with questions, but he had to be relentless if he was to find her daughters. After two solid hours, a faraway look crept into Katie’s eyes and Streeter realized that he’d hit the point of diminishing returns. “Let’s take a break,” he suggested. As Streeter headed for Plummer’s inner office, he knew he’d need to uncover the worst of the child abusers that Katie had helped put away. He’d have the Tampa field office pull court records to generate leads.
Except for the movie complex and three restaurants, the shops in the mall were closed. By then every nook and cranny had been searched by both human and canine species. The girls had been missing for six hours and maybe as long as eight and a half. Hundreds of shoppers and clerks had been interviewed. Pictures of the Monroe girls were being circulated. The parking lots and the surrounding commercial areas were being canvassed. The media had gotten wind of the story and the mall was under the siege of camcorders, bright lights, reporters on alert.
And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin