The Resource One Kick, Chelsea Cain

One Kick, Chelsea Cain

Label
One Kick
Title
One Kick
Statement of responsibility
Chelsea Cain
Title variation
1 Kick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Kick Lannigan, 21, is a survivor. Abducted at age six in broad daylight, the police, the public, perhaps even her family assumed the worst had occurred. And then Kathleen Lannigan was found, alive, six years later. And a new form of hell began. In the early months following her freedom, as Kick struggled with PTSD, her parents put her through a litany of therapies -- meditation, Jungian, scream therapy. Nothing helped until the detective who rescued her suggested Kick learn to fight. Before she was thirteen, Kick learned marksmanship, martial arts, boxing, archery, and knife throwing. She excelled at every one, vowing she would never be victimized again. She learned the advantage of stillness when eluding an attacker; and to know every escape route. She learned to notice every detail. She learned four ways to kill someone with a jacket, and that every American car made after 2002 has a release lever in the trunk should you happen to find yourself trapped inside. Kick can keep the anxiety at bay most of the time. Her abductor, Mel, is dying of kidney disease in prison. She has enough money from the government to never want again. She has her brother James, and her dog, Monster, and her "hobbies" to keep her busy. But when a second Amber Alert in a month signals the disappearance of a child in the Portland area, Kick goes into a tailspin. That's when an enigmatic man Bishop approaches her with a proposition. Bishop made a fortune as a weapons dealer and now wants to make good by using his resources to rescue abducted children. And he is convinced Kick's experiences and expertise can be mined to help rescue the abductees. Little does Kick know the case will lead directly into her terrifying past"--
Member of
Summary
Kick Lannigan, a famous kidnapping survivor, uses her martial-arts mastery and affiliation with a wealthy patron to find and rescue missing children
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10316634
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cain, Chelsea
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Kick Lannigan novel
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Kidnapping
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Shooting
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Kidnapping
  • Kidnapping victims
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Shooting
Target audience
adult
Label
One Kick, Chelsea Cain
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864366374
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781476749785
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013044441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023956344
System control number
(OCoLC)864366374
Label
One Kick, Chelsea Cain
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864366374
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9781476749785
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013044441
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40023956344
System control number
(OCoLC)864366374

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