F.A.D.E (False Assumption Deadly Expectation)
A R.E.A.L. spinoff
Teen & Young Adult Fiction
Major Key Publishing
January 28, 2020
Synopsis: It's unfortunate when a teenage girl goes missing, it's usually believed she's a runaway. However, deadly expectations can come along with that false assumption...
Fifteen-year-old Hailey Jones wants nothing more than to feel safe and secure, but being raised by a strict mother makes her self-confidence worse. In a desperate attempt to escape the problems she's hidden from her mother, she runs away from home. When the police learn that she's a runaway, they assume she's not in danger, and that alone leads to deadly consequences.
Veronica, Hailey's mother, believes she is doing her best to raise her daughter. Although Hailey starts to do a few rebellious things, she chunks it up to her being a typical teenager. She's so consumed with her bakery and speed dating to find the right man, she doesn't notice her daughter's cry for attention. She faces a mother's worst nightmare once Hailey goes missing. While looking for her daughter, she begins to discover some of Hailey's deepest, darkest secrets that shakes her to a core.
Tatiana, a therapist for human trafficking victims and their families, has always taken her job to heart. Hailey's story catches her attention and when she learns of her own personal connection to her, she reaches out to Veronica. She joins this mother on a quest to find her daughter, all while drawing the connections between some of her other clients. As her eyes begin to open even more, she realizes if Hailey isn't found soon enough, she'll be upheld to some deadly expectations.
Review: This was a great book. I recommend this book to all young girls and women in general to read. It was very informative. It was like reading someone’s real life story not a fictional story. I was so caught up I forgot I was reading a book. This is most definitely a must read. Christina you did an awesome job with this book.