I've been on vacation so I read on the airplane and at the pool.
This first book was for book club. I think I've read it before. It's a book I could not put down. The mother agrees to take her young daughter to Iran with her husband to visit his family. In 2 weeks they will be home. He holds her hostage and it takes a lot longer than 2 weeks for her and her daughter to return to America. What she goes through is unbelievable, it was written in 1987 and I am not sure how much of that might go on now.
Harlen Coben is one of my favorite authors.
There are so many twists and turns in his books....as the story goes on you find out the characters are connected and and 'who done it'.
THE GLASS CASTLE is a memoir, another great book.
Parts of it are so hard to believe. The parents are very dysfunctional so the children aren't always sure that their life is not normal. This family moves many times, usually in the middle of the night and lives in rundown houses, often without running water or electricity. It's intriguing to see how the 4 children grow up and how some of them turn out to be 'normal' and others just can't.
These are all great books!
Have you read any of them?
Tonight we're discussing NOT WITHOUT MY DAUGHTER and having a chili tasting party. I am looking forward to it.