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Title:
Where the road ends
Author:
Quinn, Tara Taylor.
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Publication Information:
Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
379 pages ; 18 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781551667065
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Book

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When her son is kidnapped and spotted in the company of the nanny she recently fired, Amy Wainscoat joins Detective Brad Dorchester in a search that leads to a shocking conclusion, one that forces Amy to question everything she's ever believed.


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The difference between love and obsession isn't easy to define, but Amy knows that sometime in the last five years her son Charles' nanny, Kathy, had crossed that line. Almost a year ago Amy's husband, Johnny, had suggested letting Kathy go, but then Johnny was killed in a boating accident, and Amy didn't want to lose another person close to Charles. Now convinced it's for the best, Amy lets Kathy go, but soon afterward, while Amy and her young son are at an amusement park, Charles disappears. Even though a police investigation clears Kathy of any involvement, Amy knows Kathy is the key to finding Charles. After hiring private investigator Brad, Amy insists on becoming involved in the search. Skillfully conveying the guilt, anger, and despair that haunt her protagonist, Quinn smoothly blends women's fiction with suspense and then adds a dash of romance to construct an emotionally intense, compelling story of the changes one mother goes through as she searches for her missing child. --John Charles Copyright 2003 Booklist