By Matthew F. Jones
"'Blind Pursuit' is a nail-bitingly suspenseful police procedural...muscular, Elmore Leonard-esque crime story of a terrifying abduction...relentless, lean-and-mean page-turner plotting and a grimly gratifying ending." - Kirkus stories
"Jones is unpredictable and, accordingly, terrifying. in the event you say sure to his use of language (like finding out to learn poetry) you won't be capable to shake him. he's a health professional during the novel (reminiscent of Hitchcock)." - Susan Salter Reynolds, the l. a. occasions publication assessment
"Blind Pursuit" stoops to little of the crude button-pushing usual of child-kidnapping thrillers. As in "A unmarried Shot", Jones's 1996 novel a couple of hunter who by accident shoots a teenage runaway, the inner tale is as gripping because the external plot, either unfolding with an lousy inexorability." - Gary Krist, Salon
"'Blind Pursuit' is the type of novel the word "a page-turner" could have been invented for, an incredibly good built (and occasionally really relocating) mystery." - David Pitt, Booklist
"If you learn novels for the sheer attractiveness made from a skilled writer's imagination, 'Blind Pursuit' is a must." - Pocono checklist
When eight-year-old Jennifer Follett does not go back domestic from university at some point, the rigidly ordered lives of Edmund and Caroline Follett--a strength couple with a dear condo open air Albany, New York--are without notice upended. First comes the ready; subsequent comes the dread; ultimately, they're pressured to imagine the unthinkable, as a wayward twelve-year-old boy admits that he watched from the woods as their daughter, whom they anticipated to board a faculty bus on the backside of the driveway, obtained right into a black sedan as a substitute.
Although the Folletts' eccentric younger nanny, Hannah, is lower than imminent approximately why she enable Jennifer out of her sight, police investigators quickly start to suspect one other husband-and-wife pair: Gerald and Claire Sandoval, informal friends of the Folletts who personal a black LTD. yet why might the version churchgoing couple kidnap a tender lady? whereas they develop a growing number of confident that the Sandovals are concerned, the police are not able to discover as a lot proof to again up their suspicions. annoyed via the law's presumed blameless safeguards, the Folletts verify to do no matter what is important to get Jennifer again. in the meantime, the well-meaning yet incautious investigators move some distance past the decision of responsibility of their wish to clear up the crime. of their "blind pursuit," the hunt for Jennifer attracts them deep into the upstate ny woods and right into a chilling actual and mental disagreement with evil.