When you give your daughter a cell, you don’t imagine that bad things may happen to her. You never envision that she may be a victim of kidnapping or maybe even worse. In “Anybody’s Daughter,” Pamela Samuels Young grabs you by the hand and drags you on a fast-paced journey to a place where no one’s daughter should have to go.
Brianna is a twelve-year-old girl who innocently meets her new boyfriend, Jaden while enjoying the benefits of having a smart phone. Jaden, a “good boy,” encourages Brianna to meet him in person after five weeks of sweet inboxes and text messages. Brianna lies to her mom and sneaks away to meet Jaden. Once she arrives the unthinkable happens! There’s no Jaden and from this moment forth her life changes forever.
Dre, Brianna’s uncle, is a reformed criminal as the result of his walking away from the life as a successful drug dealer. She looks just like him, and he loves her as his own. When Dre gets the news that his beloved niece is missing, he immediately begins the search for Brianna. With an all-star cast, that includes some street-smart guys, his attorney ex-girlfriend, Angela and a whole lot of prayer, Dre will stop at nothing until his niece is home safe.
Will he succeed? Will Brianna be okay? These answers await you as you read this amazing novel!
Pamela Samuels Young masterfully tells a story while revealing the painful truths that some of today’s youth unfortunately experience. As a parent or future parent, I’m sure you’d like to believe that nothing this horrible could happen to your child. Truth is: no one is exempt because it truly could be anybody’s daughter.
You will not want to put this book down. I finished it in less than 24 hours! I was captivated from start to finish. I absolutely loved it! Five stars!