My Review:

The day Shaley has been waiting for  is finally here!! Her father and mother will finally be married and live happily ever after….everything is arranged perfectly…except one thing. The ring was too small for her father. Shaley is taking care of everything when suddenly her life is turned into a nightmare when minutes before the wedding she is KIDNAPPED!!!!!  Questions are in everyone’s minds as to the identity of the kidnapper, what are his motives, why has he targeted her, and where are they going? Can they get Shaley back alive?

Brandilyn and Amberly again form a terrific mother/daughter duo in this teen suspense novel to keep you on the edge of your seat. This book has a good mix of faith and yet, talks about some of the questions teens may have and struggle with while searching for answers. Shaley is a unusual teen with her famous mother and is someone though that “normal’ kids would be able to try to identify with even with all the differences and wealth.

This is probably not a series for the more conservative of teens, but a good one if you are looking for something to give some of those kids that love to read exciting stories without being preached at, but still have a message about God in there. -Martha

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old…or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

You never know when I might play a wild card on you!

Today’s Wild Card authors are:

and the book:

Final Touch (Rayne Tour, The)

Zondervan (May 7, 2010)

***Special thanks to Krista Ocier of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***


Brandilyn and Amberly Collins are a mother/daughter team from northern California.

Brandilyn Collins, known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense, is the bestselling author of Violet Dawn, Coral Moon, Crimson Eve, Eyes of Elisha, and other novels.

Visit the Brandilyn’s website.

Amberly Collins is a college student in Long Beach, California, majoring in marketing. She’s active in her Alphi Phi sorority and dotes on her Yorkie puppy, Bear.

Here’s a video about the first book in the Rayne Series:

Product Details:

List Price: $9.99
Reading level: Young Adult
Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Zondervan (May 7, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 031071933X
ISBN-13: 978-0310719335

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