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Purgatory Road by Samuel Parker

When a day trip out of Las Vegas with his wife takes a turn for the worse, Jack is sure he has the ability to get them home. But he has driven into something far beyond reason.

Rescue comes in the form of a desert hermit, but hope fades as the couple comes to realize that the nomad has no intention of letting them leave. A chance encounter with a kidnapped runaway and her crazed abductor leads them all farther into the wilderness--and closer to the cold brutality that isolation brings.

At the edge of his sanity, Jack begins to learn that playing by another's rules may be the only way to survive.

This was an interesting book.I can see how it would really grab some people, but I didn't enjoy it very much. I read it quickly just to get it over with, really. I found the character of Jack really annoying. I also didn't like the supernatural elements in the modern day setting. It was almost to vague to make sense or make an impact. The redemption and power of God at the end was powerful, but this story failed to hit home with me.

Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc.


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