Title: Buried Treasure
Author: Jack B. Downs
Publication Date: February 2013
Genres: Fiction/Mystery, Fiction/General
Page count: 370
Trim size: 6 x 9 – paperback
Formats: paperback, eBook
Publisher: Apprentice House
A Kidnapping. A Suicide. An Unspeakable Decision. James remembered not breathing, and the terror… his father fleeing after the baby, and the sound of sirens, piercing between his cries. Four police heaved out of the cars, stepping slowly toward his dad…
The lives of James and Dylan are torn apart when their brother mysteriously disappears on a quiet street in 1954. In the wake of the crime, their family disintegrates. Abandoned by their parents, the young brothers are thrust into a world where they don’t belong. Now James and Dylan must find a way to survive.
Tormented as social outcasts and haunted by the past, James strikes out at the world, while Dylan finds safety in his brother’s shadow. When they discover a terrible family secret, they face the most difficult decision of their lives. And one man’s suicide could save them all.
Buried Treasure is a riveting story of the enduring scars left in the wake of a family’s destruction and the unshakable bond of two brothers as they struggle to find their own identities and their place in the world. Cloaked in mystery, deception and secrets, this unforgettable odyssey of self-discovery culminates in a shocking twist that will stun the most avid mystery fans.
Intense and absorbing from beginning to end, Buried Treasure will captivate young adult and adult readers alike and anyone who has ever known love, loss, heartbreak, or the feeling of not belonging. The story leaves an unanswered question that will linger in the minds of readers long after they’ve finished the last page… Is it ever too late for a family blown apart by tragedy and bad choices to heal?