By John R. Kess
Fifteen-year-old Dylan Beachley's family members is shattered whilst his older sister Hannah is abducted from their rural New Hampshire domestic whereas he slept only one flooring away. Weeks of looking by way of volunteers and native legislation enforcement offers no clues to Hannah’s whereabouts. decided to discover her after the legitimate seek is suspended, Dylan units out utilizing his broad wisdom of the woodland to look for his sister. he's joined by means of Molly, an lively fifteen-year-old who simply moved to the realm together with her drug addict mom and her mother’s drug dealing boyfriend. As Dylan and Molly seek hundreds and hundreds of acres surrounding the Appalachian path, they need to care for the rugged desolate tract, Dylan’s grief family members, and Molly’s abusive domestic lifestyles because the refuse to renounce their target — discovering Hannah.
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Finding Hannah by John R. Kess