A fairly decent whodunit, a bit unbelievable.
This book is an excellent suspense story. It kept me reading until I finished the book.
Trapped is an extremely fast paced, highly emotional thriller. The mystery is brilliantly done with enough red herrings mixed in that I was constantly second guessing myself. The connections between various players can be shocking are secrets are revealed and mysteries solved. The killer is made even more frightening in the fact he is completely insane and has some very strange ideas about kinds of magical abilities he believes he has. And we all know sometimes the most powerful weapon is in, fact, the mind.
There are three primary points of view used to tell the story though occasionally we enter the mind of a different character for another view on the story. Jane is the main character and most of our time is spent in her perspective. Several times throughout the book, we enter the mind of Kelly and this increases the sense of desperation and fear that permeates the book. Then we also spend a fair amount of time in the head of our villain and when I learn his thoughts and feelings, I got chills at the intensity of his insane thoughts.
Wow I was blown away by the intensity of Trapped. This was my first read by Chris Jordan and I already went out and bought previous book, Taken. I have it on good authority that one is every bit as compelling and thrilling as this one is.
Interesting book. I like the style of writing. Quick chapters with interesting titles. Good read!
Long Island single mom Jane Hartley is frantic when her sixteen-year-old daughter, Kelly, a survivor of childhood leukemia, disappears from her bedroom one night. To Jane's frustration, the police believe that Kelly ran off willingly with her boyfriend, Seth. Unaware that her daughter even had a boyfriend, Jane soon discovers that Seth is no boy, he is an adult-man who, after meeting Kelly on the Internet, took the teenager on one thrill-seeking ride after another. From motorcycles to skydiving, Jane's little girl has been hiding some dangerous secrets. Adamant that Kelly is not a runaway but, rather, is being held against her will, Jane hires ex-FBI agent Randall Shane to follow the trail of her missing child. But every step brings them closer to a cold-blooded predator lurking in the shadows... coiled around Jane's shameful secret ... waiting to strike.
Good but not as good as Taken IMO.