Maggie, 14 and abducted for several years, is a spunky girl who has nothing to lose. The character’s strength was admirable and filled with desperation.
Henry simply wants to make his wife happy -– otherwise he is a total scumbag. The most fascinating part of this book was giving this monster of a man some human qualities.
Many books are about the relationship children have with their mothers, but this one is about a father and daughter. Maybe that’s why this book really hit all the right cords with me. I couldn’t imagine anything happening to my daughter and I know I’ll go to the ends of the earth for her (despite that she has been a bit fresh lately: seven going on 17).
The Dispatcher is a modern day western, a battle between two men protecting their families.