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Praise for Code of Silence: ';Deliberate, plausible, and gritty whodunit.' Booklist Starred ReviewTaken!A detour through the park leads Cooper, Gordy, Hiro, and Lunk straight into a trap, and Gordy is abducted!For the kidnapper, it's all a game, a way to settle an old score, with no one getting hurt. But evil has a way of escalating, and once his identity is discovered, the rules change.Despite the best of police efforts, the hours tick by without a clue or a ransom call, leaving everyone to their own fears. Gordy is gone. Cooper descends deeper into a living nightmare, imagining the worst for his best friend and cousin. Hours stretch into days, and talks of a memorial service begin to surface. But Cooper still feels his cousin is alive and develops a reckless plan, changing all the rules. Now the one who set out to rescue his friend needs to be rescued himself. Sometimes rescuing a friend from darkness means going in after them.
From electrified pickles to leaf blower TP launchers, put more fun in family devotions with 52 creative and interactive lessons that teach spiritual truths kids will never forget.
Is there ever a time to lie? What if the truth is dangerous? Three friends witness a violent robbery, and fearing for their lives, make a pact to hide what they know. Trapped in a code of silence, they must face the consequences of choosing right or wrong---when both options have a price.
Up-to-date devotions on getting ';smarter' for boys ages 8-12 There is something to interest every boy in this unique devotional that focuses on the 2:52 principle of ';getting smart' as it teaches boys how to use their minds to live a godly life. The concept is in book form, but the pages look like web pages. Sections include: *; An e-mail introducing the topic of the devotion *; A comic strip making the point of the lesson *; A Bible story tied to the theme *; A quiz *; FAQs
"e;What does it look like to be a hero to your family?"e; Many men start just fine on their journey as a husband and dad. But there comes a time in their marriage and family life when they need help to become the man, the husband, and the dad God designed them to be. In Super Husband, Super Dad, author and speaker Tim Shoemaker shows you how to become your family's hero. You'll discover that following God's principles for marriage and parenting brings great rewards, taking you places you've never gone before. And when you follow God's ways, you make the way smoother for the ones you love. It's time to shift into a higher gear. You can become the hero your family needs, and Tim will come alongside to encourage you and show you how.
This three-book bindup of Tim Shoemaker's Code of Silence novels takes readers on a series of realistic, nail-biting adventures. In Code of Silence, friends Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery but when it appears several cops are behind the crime, they aren't sure who they can trust. Telling the truth could be deadly. But remaining silent could mean an innocent man's life. In Back Before Dark, the three friends find themselves caught in a trap that leads to Gordy's abduction. As time goes by without any clues or messages from the kidnapper, Cooper takes things into his own hands. But his choices could place him in even greater danger. Finally, in Below the Surface, what was meant as a peaceful summer vacation turns frightening when Hiro is convinced she witnessed a murder on the lake. Though her instincts are rarely wrong, it appears Hiro may be mistaken this time. Unless the strange accidents happening to Cooper and Gordy are signs of something deeper and more frightening than any of them could imagine.
Something is wrong with Cooper. He's plagued by a fear he doesn't understand and can't control. Cooper just wants to escape, and a summer vacation aboard the restored cabin cruiser, The Getaway, with best friends Gordy, Hiro, and Lunk seems like the perfect way to do it. Two weeks of funwith no mysteries or life-and-death danger. That's the plan.But their plans are shattered the very first night when they witness a murder. Or did they? Despite their intentions of leaving the investigation to the police, narrow misses and creepy encounters lure them in. Is there really a body floating in the underwater currents of the lake? The closer they get to the truth, the deeper into danger they get. Too late they see the trap. Now each of them must face their own buried fears . . . just below the surface.
Telling the Truth Could Get Them Killed. Remaining Silent Could Be Worse. When Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery that leaves a man in a coma, they find themselves tangled in a web of mystery and deceit that threatens their lives. After being seen by the criminalswho may also be copsCooper makes everyone promise never to reveal what they have seen. Telling the truth could kill them. But remaining silent means an innocent man takes the fall, and a friend never receives justice.Is there ever a time to lie? And what happens when the truth is dangerous?The three friends, trapped in a code of silence, must face the consequences of choosing right or wrong when both options have their price.