7 oddly matched pairs - a mother and daughter, 2 business partners, 2 flight attendants, a born-again Christian couple, 2 former child stars and other unlikely pairings - are thrown together to compete in a high-stakes televised contest. It is a new reality show called LOST AND FOUND, a global scavenger hunt whose initial purpose in entertainment. But with each challenge the drama builds as the number of players is whittled down. Laura signed on to try and re- connect with her recalcitrant teenage daughter, Cassie. But Cassie knows they were only selected because of a secret she hides, which one of the show's producers hopes will be revealed as the pressure of the competition mounts. Justin and Abby want to use the million-dollar prize to spread their message of faith but the game soon puts their marriage to the test. Juliet and Dallas, deep in the where are they now? Stage of stardom just hope to put some life back in their fading careers. But as the game escalates, tension mounts, temptations beckon and the bonds between teammates begin to fray. The question is not only who will capture the final prize but at what cost?
Carolyn Parkhurst is a New York Times Bestselling author for The Dogs of Babel. She lives with her husband in Washington D.C.