Prince of Lost Places

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Wheeler Pub., 2003 - Fiction - 191 pages
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A Literary Guild Alternate Selection
A Doubleday Book Club SelectionAfter a tragedy at her son's school, Martha Warden is determined to protect him from the world and from the constant, unnamable dangers that plague parents and their children. Late one night, she kidnaps Duncan and takes him to live, hidden and isolated, in a cave on the Rio Grande. When a strange man discovers her hideout, Martha is wary and suspicious. Yet she slowly begins to trust him with her son -- never realizing that the man is a detective sent by her husband to bring her back home.

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User Review  - Stembie3 - LibraryThing

This tale has elements that I normally detest in a book: it switches voice from one character to another, in first person, and it has an ambiguous ending. The novel, however, is a compelling story of ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

A brief but slow-reading third outing by Hepinstall (The Absence of Nectar 2001, etc.) pits maternal love against rational thought. Mom wins.In Ohio, a distraught man named David hires a private ... Read full review


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