Mandy Vernick is a girl with a problem. She is abused by her stepfather (with her mother’s tacit approval), and discovers that her mother is having an affair. With nowhere to turn, Mandy runs away from home, hoping to find her father in Baltimore. Vernick denies that he is Mandy’s father. Desperate and confused, the voluptuous six- teen-year-old becomes involved in a bank robbery that ends with three men dead. The Enchanted Isle has a bittersweet ending but, before Cain allows us to relax and share in Mandy’s joy, he strips the facade from a family’s carefully built house of lies and in the process keeps the reader wondering what will happen next... and to whom.
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