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    Peter started doing drugs for fun and then it got out of hands, he was send to prison for drug dealing, leaving his wife and two little daughters alone.
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    Fernanda Barnes is a widow of a dot-com millionaire who lost everything before killing himself; Fernanda finds herself the target of the ruthless Phillip Addison, who wants her money. Young Sam has been kidnapped by Philip and his mother Widow Fernanda Allan is horrified. Kidnaper of Sam is looking for a huge ransom because the kidnapper thinks that Fernanda is very rich but what kidnapper doesn't know is that Fernanda's husband had lost everything in bad business investment. Ted Lee is a detective who is working to bring Sam back home to his mother but Ted soon finds out that he is falling in love with the beautiful Fernanda.

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Crime plotlets:    -   escape/rescue from kidnappers General Crime (including known murderer)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   business executive Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius    -   Cynical or arrogant


United States    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Explicit sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references    -   descript of kissing Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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