Thursday, June 11, 2015

One Kick

By: Chelsea Cain
Location: FIC CAI
Genre: Dark Action
Series:- Kick Lannigan #1

This is a very gritty book, the tension palpable, quick moving with plenty of action. But a warning, the subject is raw (it explores the issues and impact of child pornography), the violence explicit and graphic. Yet, the characters are so darn addicting.

The beginning of a new series by this author and one I am looking forward to reading.

Kick Lannigan, 21, is a survivor. Abducted at age six in broad daylight, the police, the public, perhaps even her family assumed the worst had occurred. And then Kathleen Lannigan was found, alive, six years later. In the early months following her freedom, as Kick struggled with PTSD, her parents put her through a litany of therapies, but nothing helped until the detective who rescued her suggested Kick learn to fight. Before she was thirteen, Kick learned marksmanship, martial arts, boxing, archery, and knife throwing. She excelled at every one, vowing she would never be victimized again. But when two children in the Portland area go missing in the same month, Kick goes into a tailspin. Then an enigmatic man Bishop approaches her with a proposition: he is convinced Kick's experiences and expertise can be used to help rescue the abductees. Little does Kick know the case will lead directly into her terrifying past...

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