Seven Minutes to Noon
by Katia Lief
On a day that seems perfectly ordinary, Alice Halpern waits for her best friend at the playground where they always meet with their children in their comfortable Brooklyn neighborhood.
But when Lauren doesn’t come home, then fails to pick her son up from school, a normal day turns into a nightmare-and Alice begins to realize that nothing will ever be ordinary again.
The police desperately search for Lauren, who is nearly nine months pregnant. Alice, herself pregnant, realizes she’s being followed and has the creeping fear that she and her unborn twins are in danger. As the investigation intensifies, Alice is shocked as her familiar world begins to unravel. And as new life grows within her, she must fight to save her family, and herself.