Rescued: Alaska's Aleutian Island Series (Book 1) Trudy Samsill
Living on Datka Island, Alaska, provides its own set of challenges and hardships for Rose, her family, and her community. Rose struggles to understand the changes going on around her and is determined to find out who she really is. Her brother and his friends find themselves entering a world that affects the entire Island, bringing harm to its inhabitants and to themselves. Hoping for help beyond reach, a group of missionaries to their island shows up with relief and aid. Relationships spark as the hard work begins for the missionaries and the Aleutians on Datka.
Gabe awoke with a start. Glancing out his bedroom window of his familyâ€™s Little River, Washington home, the moonâ€™s height told him he hadnâ€™t been asleep long. Several nights in a row that same dream brought him from sound sleep to wide awake, leaving him with the recurring feeling of almost being able to grasp something just out of his reach. Gabe ran his hands through his short sandy hair. He stretched his six foot frame out on the bed and tried to relax. Dreams were not a common occurrence for Gabe. Usually he had no trouble resting and enjoying uninterrupted sleep. But not this week.
A girlâ€™s hand with long, slender, light-brown fingers reached out towards him. Straight, glossy black hair trailed behind an unseen face. The girl was running, giggling, urging him to follow her. Her laughter and out-stretched hand beckoned Gabe. He could see his own hand reaching for hers, reaching, trying to grasp her hand, but not able to touch her. Her giggles continued, then were suddenly cut short by a sharp, loud crack, like the sound of a gun, then the blood-curdling scream. Gabe tried to grab the hand but missed as he saw the faceless girl tumble down a black abyss, screaming, her hand still grasping for hisâ€¦.
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