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Dutton, 1997 - Fiction - 436 pages
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Wren Cameron is a survivor. She has survived a turbulent love affair with Jeremiah Hunter, the charismatic leader of a militia group. She has survived an FBI raid on the group's remote encampment, and seemingly endless days and nights as a fugitive, hiding from the law. Now, sixteen years later, her struggle to reinvent herself has borne the sweet fruit of a wonderful marriage and two beloved children. Wren is a happy woman.
But not for long. For the apocalypse has returned to her life: Jeremiah Hunter, fresh from prison, has succeeded where the federal government failed. He has found Wren and kidnapped her and her fifteen-year-old son Daniel, taking them to his new camp in the Southwest desert. His plan is one of monstrous destruction and coercion - getting Wren to help him bomb an office building in a major Texas city while holding Daniel's life hostage.
Drawing on such disturbing themes as the raging destructiveness of militia extremists and the alienation between a mother and child, Deanie Francis Mills has produced a thriller of seduction and death.

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Both timely and pointed, this gripping tale easily holds the reader's attention hostage. Sixteen years ago, Wren Cameron was Lissie Montgomery and was living with Jeremiah Hunter, the charismatic ... Read full review

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