Patricia Pavlik is left behind at the end of America's most infamous war.
Thirty-four years later she's still held in a remote part of Laos and is struggling to survive.
Quintyn Ames is a troubled government worker who discovers the truth.
Will he be betrayed also? Or can he find a way to bring her home.
The American Pearl is a "gripping" story
5 Stars - Readers' Favorite
I love the characters in The American Pearl.
I love Patricia Pavlik as much as I love Quintyn.
And, oh yeah, the writing is fantastic.
-Ray Simmons, Readers' Favorite
MidWest Book Reviews says
The American Pearl is
“…hard-hitting, absorbing, and hard to put down”
“…engrossing, thought-provoking, and
filled with action that makes it a different,
highly recommended read”
Annie Taylor knows the darkest lie of all.
“I never saw it coming!”
“Fascinating story, unique style, different....”
“I recommend this book for anyone who enjoys a good plot twist.”
"Riveting and eye-opening"
"This won't be your usual thriller or mystery"
Midwest Book Reviews