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Nathan Henderson hoped to enjoy a quiet vacation with his family in Virgina's Blue Ridge Mountains. Instead, encountering a false detour, they are deliberately misdirected into the hands of a family of sadistic hillbillies. Freed by a gang of bikers, Nathan and his family are hunted by the hillbillies. Meanwhile, the state police hunt everyone. By the time the story ends, Nathan has redeemed his past sins as a Green Beret in Vietnam, but not until his wife, daughter, and son face unspeakable emotional, physical, and sexual assaults. This novel also contains cannibalism, infanticide, and sexual perversities of several kinds.
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The review of this Book prepared by George Peterson

When a family of sadistic hillbillies in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains kidnap, enslave, and abuse Nathan Henderson and his family, it is up to this former Green Beret to rescue them--not only from the mountain men, but also from the gang of outlaw bikers who buy the hillbillies' marijuana crop. Meanwhile, state troopers hunt them all!
The review of this Book prepared by Gary L. Pullman

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   vigilante getting revenge    -   escape/rescue from kidnappers General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes Who's the criminal enemy here?    -   drug dealers

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Mid-Atlantic states Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths    -   very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript of kissing    -   touching of anatomy    -   licking    -   actual description of sex    -   descript. of other female areas    -   descript. of male nudity    -   rape (yeech!) Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   frying (cooking)    -   eaten    -   impaled    -   stampeded    -   perforation--bullets    -   perforation--swords/knives Unusual form of death?    -   Yes Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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