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I was given the “Captive” book in exchange for this review.
Wow! That's what I think after I read this book. She survived and found her purpose. She was able to survive by sympathizing with him.
I liked in the beginning when she says “…I was going to agree with everything he said and try to feel his feelings…”. She first prayed for her life and then she tried to connect with him. It was a desperate situation and she had to do what she had to do. Now I won't spoil anymore. There's also a movie coming out Friday the 18th of the same name.
What is your purpose?
CAPTIVE, based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is a thrilling drama about the spiritual collision of two broken lives. When Brian Nichols – on the run as the subject of a city-wide manhunt and desperate to make contact with his newborn son – takes recovering meth addict Ashley Smith hostage in her own apartment, she turns for guidance to Rick Warren’s best-selling inspirational book, The Purpose Driven Life. While reading aloud, Ashley and her would-be killer each face crossroads where despair and death intersect hope.
Paperback; 272 pages