October 4th, 2011 / ISBN: 978- 0451234674
by Susan Johnson
daughter walks out the door with the family dog on the way to the
local park. Several hours later the dog returns but your child does
not. How would this affect you and your family? What would you do
to get her back? Could your marriage survive the trauma?
ago Tom and Abbey Stuart were living the American dream. They had
a nice home, good jobs and a sweet daughter. All that changed in
a heartbeat when their daughter Caitlin took the family dog for
a walk and simply did not return.
handles the disappearance differently. Tom never gives up, always
looking for his daughter and trying to keep the police involved.
Abbey eventually turns to her church and later decides to have a
memorial so she can move on.
memorial an unlikely witness comes forward. She claims to have seen
Caitlin with a much older man in a seedy strip joint where the witness
is a dancer. Tom wants to look once more and Abbey has just given
is found they discover she is a very different child with a hateful
demeanor and no wish to talk about where she was or with whom. Not
knowing what she has been through her parents struggle to deal with
her while her father is determined to find the truth.
Girl is a very suspenseful book mostly told in the viewpoint
of the father. The loss of his child has taken hold of his whole
identity. It’s well written and almost impossible to put down.
When I was not reading it I was imagining what was to come.
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