Jenna Cooper and her two small children are shopping for
bargains at the Dallas flea market when a killer tornado
heads straight for the area. And seeking shelter in one of
the few sturdy buildings does not provide protection. Jenna
is trying to shield both her children, when she's knocked
unconscious by debris. When she comes to, only her daughter
is still with her. Five-month-old Caleb, who was in a small
stroller, is missing. Not knowing if he's dead or alive, or
where he could possibly be in all the chaos, Jenna is
desperate to find him. She recalls a young woman offering
to help just before the tornado hit, but she's nowhere to
be found either. Could she have taken Caleb?
Kate Page is an intern journalist new to Dallas and
fighting for a permanent job. When she's assigned to cover
the aftermath of the tornado, she comes upon Jenna. As a
single-mom temporarily separated from her daughter, Kate
has instant rapport with Jenna and empathy for her tragic
situation. Knowing this personal story will reach many
people, Kate is determined to do whatever it takes to aid
in the search for little Caleb. Kate's investigative skills
and tenacity prove to be invaluable as she uncovers clues
to the identity of the woman last seen near Caleb, and the
disturbing plot involving the little boy.
WHIRLWIND, by the highly talented Rick Mofina, is a
compelling novel that's impossible to put down. The
exciting plot is edgy and fast-paced with many suspenseful
twists leading to an intensely thrilling ending. Mofina is
at the top of his game with WHIRLWIND.
An anguished mother loses her baby in a deadly
A kind stranger helps Jenna Cooper protect her baby boy
when a killer tornado rips through a Dallas flea market.
But in the aftermath, Jenna can't find her son or the woman
who'd been holding him.
A journalist under pressure breaks the story…
Upon discovering the tragedy, reporter and single mom Kate
Page, battling for her career and trying to hold her life
together, vows to determine what happened to tiny Caleb
A vortex of life-and-death forces...
As the FBI launches an investigation amid the devastation,
Kate uncovers troubling clues to the trail of the woman
last seen with the baby - clues that reveal a plot more
sinister than anybody had imagined. Against mounting odds,
Kate risks everything in the race to find the truth…before
it's too late.