The Chain By: Adrian McKinity/ Book Review


It’s something parents do every morning: Rachel Klein drops her daughter at the bus stop and heads into her day. But a cell phone call from an unknown number changes everything: it’s a woman on the line, informing her that she has Kylie bound and gagged in her back seat, and the only way Rachel will see her again is to follow her instructions exactly: pay a ransom, and find another child to abduct. This is no ordinary kidnapping: the caller is a mother herself, whose son has been taken, and if Rachel doesn’t do as she’s told, the boy will die. You are not the first. And you will certainly not be the last. Rachel is now part of The Chain, an unending and ingenious scheme that turns victims into criminals and is making someone else very rich in the process. The rules are simple, the moral challenges impossible; find the money fast, find your victim, and then commit a horrible act you’d have thought yourself incapable of just twenty-four hours ago. But what the masterminds behind The Chain know are that parents will do anything for their children. It turns out that kidnapping is only the beginning.


My Review:

This book is every parent’s nightmare can you imagine dropping your child at their bus stop and then getting a call that someone has your child and they will kill them and find another child if you don’t do exactly what they tell you to do. That’s what happened to Rachel when she gets that call her life changed right then and there if you want your child back you need to first send 25,000 to this unknown bank account second you need to kidnap another child and third you need to make sure that the parents of the child you have kidnaped do exactly what they are told and they have to also steal another child in order to get your child back if they mess up it’s your fault and you will have to kill their child and find another. They have to follow The Chain and once you’re in it’s for life they know you’re every move what calls you make what you talked about where you’re going and who you’re with there is no escaping them!  I listened to this book on audio and it did not disappoint there was so much going on at a fast-paced and I enjoyed every bit. I gave this book 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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