The Things with Wings

Fulton Books, Inc.
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Survival, this is the thing of humans. Eighteen-year-old Sterling McKenzie finds this truth when her magical life takes a tragic turn. She is kidnapped from the mountains she so enjoyed while riding her quad. Three mentally unstable young men keep her captive for endless months. Her incredible will to escape causes her to reach deep within her very soul in order to embrace the strengths she never imagined she kept. The dissection of the minds of the kidnappers, or three amigos, is a disturbing journey created within the beasts of their pasts. Homicide Detective Parker Houston and his lively partner, Detective Coco Olivas, have their hands full asking the question, Are the recent kidnappings and subsequent ritualistic murders of young and beautiful female victims connected to Sterling McKenzie’s disappearance?


 

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Publisher
Fulton Books, Inc.
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Published on
Dec 22, 2016
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Pages
267
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ISBN
9781633385344
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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