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Mira, Sep 2002, 6.50, 384 pp.
ISBN: 155166898X

Benedict reluctantly agreed to carry out the dying man's last wish that he rescues his daughter from the oppressive Taliban imitated reign in Hazaristan. Leaving the comfort of his Turn-Coupe, Louisiana home, Wade travels to Asia to bring Chloe Madison back to the United States. Chloe was born in America, but moved as a child with her family here when her stepfather relocated to his homeland following the Soviet pullout.
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Wade is shocked when he fails to persuade Chloe Madison to leave with him. Chloe believes her work to help women obtain basic rights is important. However, soon she has no choice, but to flee with the American, as Taliban-like justice calls on her. As Wade and Chloe trek through the mountains, they fall in love. The terror follows them to the serenity of Louisiana.

Wade is a typical Benedict hero and Chloe is a strong woman trying to do the right thing, but the key to this novel is the descriptive plight of females in this part of the world. The story line starts at an incredible pace as readers learn swiftly how justice works. Though the book switches locale to the Bayou too quickly, as Jennifer Blake is a victim of her own Middle East portrait, the audience will appreciate this powerful romantic intrigue.

Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Action/suspense subplot?    -   Yes Action:    -   chased by authorities/family Inner struggle subplot    -   Yes Struggle with...    -   feelings growing up in a different culture

Main Male Character

Profession/status:    -   champion of justice Age/status:    -   20's-30's

Main Female Character

   -   20's-30's Profession/status:    -   champion of justice


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   The 'stans

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment What % of story is romance related?    -   60% Focus of story    -   equally on him and her How much dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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