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Publication Date: 2010
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Terri Blackstock has sold over seven million books worldwide and is a New York Times best-selling author. She is the award-winning author of Intervention, Vicious Cycle, and Downfall, as well as such series as Cape Refuge, Newpointe 911, the SunCoast Chronicles, and the Restoration Series. Visit her website at www.terriblackstock.com Facebook: tblackstock Twitter: @terriblackstock
momma2annCamarillo, CaliforniaAge: Over 65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5August 12, 2013momma2annCamarillo, CaliforniaAge: Over 65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5It literally scared me to heart palpitation. If I had know I would have passed this up. Too scary. But very educational as to what unexpected young girls might find on the internet. Parents please police your young people with internet accesses.
WilkMAAge: 55-65Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5This was an exciting story with a bit of a twist.November 16, 2011WilkMAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I enjoyed this book finding it exciting with some surprising twists. Some of the characters were a bit too simplistic but didn't take from the drama of the story.
kisarnMacon, GAAge: 55-65Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Terri Blackstock's Usual SuspenseMay 27, 2011kisarnMacon, GAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Keeps you reading; don't want to put the book down.
Mary HenningAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Predator is eye openingFebruary 25, 2011Mary HenningAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Terri Blackstock writes another riveting tale of suspense in "Predator," while bringing social and spiritual issues,like Internet overuse and complacency to sin and wrong, to the reader's attention. I read this one in just a few days and am hoping for a sequel! Bravo, Terri!
M1ssDiagnosisFLAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Will give you nightmares...in a GOOD way!December 28, 2010M1ssDiagnosisFLAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5"Riding my bike to Sinbad's. Dying for a soda, and Dad won't keep them in the house." That was 14-year-old Ella Carmichael's last Thought Bubble posted to the social network Grapevyne. But someone was watching - someone with sinister intentions - and took the opportunity to abduct, rape, and brutally murder the unsuspecting teen. Now her older sister Krista is taking on GrapeVyne and laying a trap for the killer, determined that no other young girls become his next victim. Despite the horrible pain of losing the baby sister she practically raised after their mother's death, Krista turns the tragedy into an opportunity to educate teens and young women about the dangers of posting personal information and current locations on social networking sites. In the process, she ends up working alongside the site's creator and CEO, both of them fighting for their lives as they seek to uncover a potential conspiracy or criminal activity originating with GrapeVyne's parent company and stay a step ahead of a killer.
Not only does Blackstock achieve another suspenseful story with a great surprise ending, but she really makes you stop to consider how our innocent comments on social networking sites can be used for malicious purposes by the wrong person. I want every young woman I care about to read this book and take to heart that particular message. This book will give you nightmares, which is the hallmark of a great thriller, and it will certainly leave you contemplating your own online activities. But it's also a story about using personal adversity to reach out to others, about healing in the midst of tragedy, and about the power of our faith and God's grace to carry us through our darkest trial.
Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from Zondervan as part of their book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."