24 Hours - Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

Greg Iles
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Chapters 1-2 Summary

Joe Hickey, his cousin Huey Cotton, and his wife Cheryl Lynn Tilly have committed five kidnappings in which they hold the child of a doctor for ransom while keeping the parents under lock and key for twenty-four hours until they receive their money. None of these families have gone to the police because Hickey promises to return and kill their child if that occurs. Now Hickey and his team are about to commit their sixth kidnapping.

In chapter one, Margaret McDill sits in a car with Joe Hickey, anxiously awaiting the arrival of her son in another vehicle. Margaret is convinced that she will never see her child again because Hickey has allowed her to see his face and to know his name. Hickey promises that the child will survive, that has always been his motto in these kidnappings. However, he warns Margaret if she...

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