Thirteen-year-old Johnny Merrimon has to face things no boy his age should face. In the year since his twin sister's abduction his world has fallen apart: his father has disappeared and his fragile mother is spiralling into ever deeper despair. Johnny keeps strong. Armed with a map, a bike and a flashlight, he stalks the bad men of Raven County. The police might have given up on Alyssa; he never will. Someone, somewhere, knows something they're not telling. Only one person looks out for Johnny. Detective Clyde Hunt shares his obsession with the case. But when Johnny witnesses a hit-and-run and insists the victim was killed because he'd found Alyssa, even Hunt thinks he's lost it. And then another young girl goes missing...
Eine sehr spannende Geschichte, die glaubhaft erzählt wird, mit vielen unerwarteten Wendungen und interessanten Figuren. Man kann sich mühelos mit den verschiedenen Protagonisten identifizieren, was John Hart durch seinen bildhaften und gekonnten Schreibstil schafft. Wirklich empfehlenswert für Thriller-Fans!