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ISBN: 978-1-940222-42-4
326 pages

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Molly's Moon

~ Book 2 of The Paxton Brothers Saga ~

by Ron Parham

Sept. 11, 2001—his daughter is kidnapped
and he's two continents away.

On a routine trip to Europe, widowed businessman Ethan Paxton learns of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon while landing in Amsterdam on September 11, 2001. Stuck in the Netherlands while fear grips at America's throat and the world is in chaos, he finds out his teenage daughter, Molly, has been abducted by terrorists in Mexico while she was on a school mission trip. With America's airports closed for who knows how long, he is left with few options.
      In desperation, Ethan remembers an old Air Force buddy, Jake Delgado — an ex-cop who's now a broken down, alcoholic private investigator. Tracking Jake to a sleazy bar on the outskirts of the Gas Lamp District of San Diego, Ethan hires him to look for Molly, with Ethan's son alongside.
      In a white-knuckle race against time, the frantic father finds his way to Mexico City, while his distraught but determined son and Jake turn over the dark underside of Baja, California, searching for the girl and her friends. Their journeys converge at the Tijuana border crossing on September 13, with the diabolical kidnapper and his prostitute companion in the crosshairs. But just knowing the solution isn't the same as executing it.

Will the three have what it takes to outwit and outfight the terrorist to save the girls?

Praise for Molly's Moon:

Edge Of Your Seat Thriller!!!
      Molly's Moon by author Ron Parham is a wild international thriller involving terrorism, kidnapping, sex-trafficking and murder.
      While on a business trip in Europe on September 11, 2001, Ethan Paxton learns of the World Trade Center Bombings in the United States. He also learns that his daughter has been kidnapped by sex-traffickers in Mexico while she is on a mission trip with her school.
      Will he be able to cross oceans and countries and save his daughter?
      Full of intrigue, action, suspense, and terror Molly's Moon is an explosive thriller that should be on everyone's list to read.
      Highly Recommended Thriller! Best thriller I've read all year!!
      Great Job, Mr. Parham! Can't wait for your next book.
      ~ Amanda Kerr on LibraryThing

Molly's Moon by Ron Parham which I won through Goodreads Giveaways is a fast-paced, explosive thriller that begins after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, September 11, 2001. As the world trembles under the chaos and shock of the attack, Ethan Paxton who's stranded in the Netherlands finds out his daughter Molly and two of her friends have been kidnapped while returning from a school mission trip to Tecate Mexico.
      In a blockbuster novel that blends terrorism, sex trafficking, kidnapping and murder into a plot that grips the reader from the first page to the last, there are underlying elements of deliverance, faith, unconditional parental love and self-sacrifice. With clever dexterity Ron Parham not only uses a sliver of moon to bring Molly courage and comfort during her ordeal and a sense of rightness at the end, but he imaginatively links the past history of several key characters.
      This well-written story is hauntingly realistic and would make a great movie. Molly's Moon is not only entertaining but captures your interest and doesn't let go. I thoroughly enjoyed it and would give it an even higher rating than a 5.0 if the scale allowed. Ron Parham is definitely a writer to be watched.
      ~ Wendy on Goodreads

Great pace. Loved the characters. Had me hooked from page one. Couldn't put it down. What a thrill ride! Can't wait for Parham's next book.
      ~ Joe Bajornas

Move over Grisham, Parham's on his way. Patterson's got his Alex Cross, Lee Child has his Jack Reacher, and Ron Parham has Jake Delgado . . . really an interesting character.
      ~ Trent Fewkes

Ron Parham's first novel, Molly's Moon, is exciting and entertaining. With the terror of 9/11 as its backdrop, the story of widowed American businessman Ethan Paxton's working trip to Europe takes harrowing turn after turn when he learns his teenage daughter has been kidnapped by Mexican sex-traffickers just outside Tijuana. Telling his story from multiple viewpoints, Parham literally shoots for the moon, and he doesn't miss his mark.
      ~ JB Hogan, author of The Apostate and Angels in the Ozarks.

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After thirty years in the global logistics and high-tech industries, Ron Parham retired on his birthday in 2011 and immediately began penning his first novel, Molly's Moon. He hasn't looked back. His second thriller, Copperhead Cove, shared another look into the Paxton world. Now, Festival of Fear shows us the beginning of the Paxton saga, and what shaped the world of the brothers Paxton.

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