Measure of Darkness
By Chris Jordan
(Mira, Mass Market Paperback, 9780778312581, 400pp.)
Publication Date: November 2011
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Here are the facts
For the parents whose children have been taken, for the broken lives we piece back together one relentless investigation at a time, our town house is a sanctuary.
My name is Alice Crane. I'm just one of a talented team working for Naomi Nantz, the brilliant and very private detective.
Today that sanctuary was violated. The famous kid-finder Randall Shane was taken away by unknown assailants, possibly government agents. Shane's client is dead, and a boy known as "the keyboard kid" is missing. What is the boy's connection to a top secret physics lab? Unknownfor now. But under Naomi's lead, we will infiltrate every illicit boardroom and bedroom and war room. We'll find that little boy or die trying.
The only thing guaranteed in this life is that Naomi Nantz won't give up. Not now, not ever.
"Filled with page-turning suspense and intrigue that keeps you guessing to the end."
-Rick Mofina, bestselling author of In Desperation
"Jordan's full-throttle style makes this an emotionally rewarding thriller that moves like lightning."
-Publishers Weekly on Taken
"Harlan Coben meets Mary Higgins Clark-that's Taken. [It] will send chills up your spine."
"A skillful storyteller, Jordan keeps the action constant."
-RT Book Reviews
"One of the short list novels for thriller of the year."
-Midwest Book Review on Taken
"Jordan takes the action one step beyond."
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