Ebook ã Finding Jake 288 pages

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Finding JakeA heart wrenching yet ultimately uplifting story of psychological suspense in which a parent is forced to confront what he does and does not know about his teenage son in the vein of Reconstructing Amelia Defending Jacob and We Need to Talk about KevinWhile his successful wife goes off to her law office each day Simon Connolly takes care of their kids Jake and Laney Now that they are in high school the angst ridden father should feel relaxed but he doesn't He’s seen the statistics read the headlines And A different take on a book about a horrific school shooting The shooter is dead as are many others It is believed his only friend Jake was a second shooter but the whereabouts of this boy is unknownSimon Connelly is a stay at home dad to his son Jake and his daughter Lanie His daughter his safe but is his son the son he raised thought he knew really a killer The book goes back to the past in alternating chapter and follows his memories of raising his son in chronological age a period when Simon himself doubted and worried a out the raising of his son A very introspective look at the responsibility the doubts the sorrow and disbelief the parents of those accused feel Trial by media neighbors comments nasty text messages and e mails the stress on the family members and the family unit as a whole He did not raise a killer not his Jake did he But if not where is heSuspenseful and heartbreaking a very good and different story that is very timely in our culture todayARC from publisher

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Ust have made for the reason everything came to this Where is Jake What happened in those final moments Is it possible he doesn’t really know his son Or he knows him better than he thoughtBrilliantly paced Finding Jake explores these uestions in a tense and emotionally wrenching narrative Harrowing and heartbreaking surprisingly healing and redemptive Finding Jake is a story of faith and conviction strength courage and love that will leave readers uestioning their own lives and those they think they know I don't feel good about reading books that are ripped from the headlines and based on national tragedies That being said I do seem to manage my way through that as I have read both Nineteen Minutes and Defending Jacob I haven't yet been able to bring myself to read We Need To Talk About Kevin or Columbine I still can't believe these things happen outside of fiction let alone the regularity with which they occur This is the stuff of the most horrific nightmares imaginableFinding Jake is a surprisingly uniue and poignant take on this sad subject It is part well paced thriller so family drama told from the perspective of a stay at home dad whose son is missing in the aftermath of a school shooting Written with raw emotion alternating between the past and the present this story will likely hit home with parents of all ages It speaks to our insecurities and our greatest fears This would make a good book club read because it touches on so many topics for discussion ranging from traditional gender roles in parenting to trial by media 35 stars

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Ebook ã Finding Jake 288 pages ò [Ebook] ➩ Finding Jake By Bryan Reardon – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk A heart wrenching yet ultimately uplifting story of psychological suspense in which a parent is forced to confront what he does—and does not—know about his teenage son in the vein of Reconstructin A heart wrenching yet ultimately uNow his darkest fear is coming true There has been a shooting at school Simon races to the rendezvous point where he’s forced to wait Do they know who did it How many victims were there Why did this happen One by one parents are led out of the room to reunite with their children Their numbers dwindle until Simon is aloneAs his worst nightmare unfolds and Jake is the only child missing Simon begins to obsess over the past searching for answers for hope for the memory of the boy he raised for mistakes he m Simon Connolly is a stay at home dad raising two children while his wife who is an attorney works Not the ideal situation for everyone but this has been the norm for the Connolly family for 17 years when Jake first came home from the hospitalSimon is starting to feel the empty nest syndrome both kids are in high school He's a dedicated father and fears for his children He listens to the news reads the newspapers knows that danger is out thereAnd then comes the phone call that every parent fears shots have been fired at the high school He rushes to the rendezvous building and waits Why did this happen Are his kids okay Are all the kids okay Who was shooting Why Why WhyOne by one the detectives take the parents out until Simon is the very last parent Jake is the only child missing Was he a shooter Has anyone seen himThis begins a nightmare journey for Simon Has he missed a sign Could his son possibly have done this If not where is heThis was such an emotional read for me I absolutely could not put this book down It's scary if you're a parent It's guilt if you're the parent It's love because no matter what you are going to love your child The book is told in back and forth fashion The chapters alternate beginning with Jake as an infant It's told from Simon's viewpoint And then it changes to present time why isn't anyone searching for his son It's bad enough the media has swarmed but the victims' parents and the neighbors and even law enforcement are so sure that Jake has had a hand in this shootingThis was a mystery full of love hope faith conviction It begs to ask the uestion how well does any parent know their childrenA solid 5 star rating I was riveted to the story my heart hurt for everyone and the tears flowed Any book so well written that I get lost in its pages deserves the highest marks