Eleven Hours [Paullina Simons] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. After being abducted from a shopping mall in Dallas, young and very. Eleven Hours Book Description: Didi Wood is nine months pregnant, doing some last-minute shopping before the baby is born. Stepping out. Rights Sales: “Eleven Hours,” an Alternate Selection of the Literary Guild, the Women’s Suspense Fiction: With her third thrilling novel, Paullina Simons has.
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Overall, a 4 star great read. I re-read this book every few years. When a young man offered to carry her bags, she declined the offer — there was something about him that made her wary. I was hoping there might be a fascinating twist at the end and whilst the motivation of the kidnapper was explained, it was not that fascinating and couldn’t redeem the story in a meaningful way. I can’t remember the last time I read a book that I felt I literally could not put down.
For book lovers everywhere. It’s not a big book, but is certainly a rollercoaster ride!
This book was only written two years before the Bronze Horseman, and it was so incredibly different and so badly written comparatively that I feel very fortunate I didn’t read this first. Flamingo- Kidnapping – pages.
Highlights were definitely the Didi and kidnapper parts, well written and credible. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. As the road chase continues, news bulletins about Didi’s abduction prompt Lyle into homicidal fury. Feb 26, WarpDrive rated it did not like it Shelves: The heat index was up to and he was wearing a jacket over his white shirt.
You feel the desperation of Amazing.
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The FBI agent seemed confident they would locate the abductor sooner rather than later, but Rich was not at all confident… As Didi struggled with disbelief, fear and terror, she frantically tried to come up with a plan to help herself. She’s an empty-headed “little woman” who married the boss and had kids and lives to shop and even buys special expensive lingerie to give birth in. See all 62 reviews.
Whilst the book was fast pasted, relatively well constructed and evoked the tension I assume Paulina was going for, the characters were basic, uninteresting and not particularly likable.
Meanwhile, her anguished husband Rich is on the trail with an FBI agent who may or may not be as good as he says he is at rescuing hostages.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Dec 02, MrsF rated it it was amazing Shelves: Heavily pregnant and not at all comfortable in the relentless heat, Didi Wood is moving through her rgular routine of shopping before leaving to meet her husband for lunch.
Sep 09, Fiona Story rated it really liked it. He spooked her out from the first simmons and yet later on the parking nours didn’t pull up enough of a fight to refuse hanging out ppaullina him for a ride, yeah but right, the heat and 9 and a half months pregnant. This is my first by author Paullina Simons, and it will definitely not be my last! Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It was all so vivid. Lucky to get 1 star frankly Josephine Moon Author of rich, life-affirming contemporary stories.
For me, this all just added to the realism of the story, but some readers may find certain scenes disturbing.
Not judging, just 11 hours with her is too long even if she does get tough finally and do something about the situation after trying everything else first including religion. The suspense was laullina. Voices under the Sun Observations of a bilingual writer, translator, reader, reviewer, journalist and independent scholar. Nothing was drastically wrong with it, the characters were likeable and they had a bit of depth. Why would she want him to know they were in front of her car?
Eleven Hours Paullina Simons Limited preview – Didi will regret her decision to go out for the rest of her life. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Sure, it gives the reader a lot of dialogue with him and the cocky FBI agent – and why just one? Plus I couldn’t help but dislike Didi; she seemed false and swallow, her supposed Christianity and her willingness to save everybody didn’t match her passion and strength in her fighting of the last pages, I doubt a pregnant woman mistreated the way she was could have the nerve to react the way she does in the last chapter.
Overall, this was a very good book that kept me reading late into the night. Don’t get in the car! They took him and Rich to a private room where they were both asked questions.
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The man stretched his lips sideways, exposing his teeth. After they got some of the answers they wanted, they took Rich to the downtown police station, where they were asked more questions. Then with the police finally involved, plus the FBI as well, Rich was desperate. Painfully cartoonish, monochromatic characters, and a dull and predictable plot with abundant platitudes littering the narrative, all strongly characterize this book and make it an excruciating reading experience; moreover, the leading character is so painfully stupid, in her mixture of dumb consumerism and Christian fundamentalismthat the only missing ingredient in her sto Extremely forgettable.
Meanwhile, her husband, Richmond, wrecks-havoc-stresses-his-brains-out trying to find her.