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The summit
Publication Information:
Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
567 pages (large print) ; 22 cm.
When Autumn Sommers begins having dreams about Ben McKenzie's missing daughter, she may be the only hope for the little girl's survival, and the clues lead them both to a bizarre religious sect and a maniacal zealot.


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Autumn Sommers knows the danger of ignoring such powerful omens. Twelve years earlier, she could have prevented a tragic accident if only she had acted on those horrible nightmares. This time, she knows what she has to do. Her research into local missing persons suggests that the girl in Autumn's dreams could be Molly, the daughter of businessman Ben McKenzie. Still emotionally shattered from his loss and unwilling to trust this stranger, Ben is angered rather than relieved to hear her theory that Molly is still alive. Certain that she may be the girl's only chance, Autumn persists, until Ben grudgingly agrees to explore this tiny, if improbable, shred of hope. As Autumn's dreams become more and more vivid, she and Ben pursue their leads--leads that point to more murders, and to the only person in control of whether they live--or die.

Author Notes

Kathleen Kelly Martin was born July 14, 1947 in the Central Valley of California. She obtained a degree in Anthropology and History from the University of California in Santa Barbara.She is an American writer of romance novels under the pen names of Kat Martin, Kathy Lawrence and Kasey Marx. Martin is a member of the Romance Writers of America. To date, she has been published in England, Spain, Italy, Greece, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Bulgaria, Russia, South Africa, China, and Korea. She has written several series which include Southern Series, Garrick Family Series, Kingsland Series and Litchfield Series. Her novel titles include Magnificent Passage, The Secret, and Secret Ways. She made The New York Times Best Seller List with her title Into the Firestorm.

(Bowker Author Biography)

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Booklist Review

"Autumn Sommers used to dream repeatedly about a car crash that killed her friends. Now she keeps dreaming vividly about a man with a puppy who convinces a little girl to go with him. Autumn's dream gets more detailed every time, and because she didn't act upon the dream about her friends, she feels she must do everything in her power to find the girl and prevent her kidnapping. Her search leads her to sporting-goods magnate Ben McKenzie. Ben's daughter Molly went missing six years ago, and she is presumed dead. Autumn believes she's still alive and, although Ben is very skeptical, he cannot discount the possibility. As Ben becomes close to Autumn, his hopes increase, both for the return of his daughter and a relationship with Autumn. Autumn doesn't believe in happiness with Ben, but for Molly's sake she is determined to continue the search. The versatile and popular Martin tells a compelling tale about the mysterious powers of dreams."--"Hatton, Maria" Copyright 2007 Booklist