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Detour

by James Siegel

Action / Adventure / Spy / Espionage eBooks of the Month Thriller and Suspense

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Columbia is meant to be a new beginning in the lives of one couple that decide to adopt. But it is not the new beginning they were expecting. Columbia is a dangerous place, particularly for a foreigner with a wife and daughter to protect. Paul would do anything for Joanna, and now he is going to have to. He's got eighteen hours to get a deadly consignment to an address in New York. He dare not be late. He dare not dial 911. Because if the delivery doesn't arrive, he'll never see his newly created family ever again…

Detour Synopsis

Central Park, New York. It was the small girl chasing a pink balloon that had given Paul and Joanna the idea; to end five years of failing to conceive, and to adopt. Which is why they are travelling to the Santa Regina orphanage in Columbia, to meet their new daughter, Joelle.
 

It is meant to be a new beginning in their lives. But it is not the new beginning they were expecting.

Columbia is a dangerous place, particularly for a foreigner with a wife and daughter to protect. Paul would do anything for Joanna, and now he is going to have to. He's got eighteen hours to get a deadly consignment to an address in New York. He dare not be late. He dare not dial 911. Because if the delivery doesn't arrive, he'll never see his newly created family ever again . . .

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ISBN: 9780316727464
Publication date: 03/03/2005
Publisher: Time Warner Books
Format: Hardback

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ISBN: 9780316727464
Publication date: 3rd March 2005
Author: James Siegel
Publisher: Time Warner Books
Format: Hardback
Genres: Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
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About James Siegel

James Siegel is vice chairman, senior executive creative director and member of the Board of Directors of BBDO New York and is one of the agency's top creative talents. His work includes such accounts as Visa, Frito-Lay (Tostitos), Charles Schwab, Office Depot and Pepsi Twist, where his contributions have played a significant role in enhancing the agency's creative reputation. Siegel has been recognized for other spots, including two from Federal Express: the poignant and heartwarming "Adoption," which received a gold and silver at the New York Festivals in 1991, and "Secretary," which was selected "most humorous" and "best 30-second commercial" of 1992 ...

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