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“Hello Matt, my name is Amal. I have kidnapped your sister and your friend.”

And suddenly, four lives intertwine in the deserts of North Africa: Becca, a damaged champion of trafficked girls; Kate, a newly-minted do-gooder content with her life; Matt, a silver-tongued salesman sprinting from his past; and Amal, a young man raised in violence, trying to make the most of limited options.

As Becca and Kate fight captivity, Matt enters frantic negotiations with Amal, while struggling to understand the strange new world of kidnap and ransom threatening all forms of international aid.

Will Matt succeed before time runs out? Do Becca and Kate survive? When Darkness Falls, what will each of them discover?

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