Jake Carlson is a top news correspondent for the TV news show ďAmerican Outrage.Ē He is struggling to stay focused on his career; the recent death of his wife has left his job security in a state not exactly stable. He is called away to his attend to his son, Sam, who has once again been suspended from school. Sam, depressed and not fitting in, asks him to use his journalistic expertise to find his birth mother. Against the school psychologistís recommendation, Jake agrees to see what he can find out.
What Jake soon discovers is a whole lot more than he bargained for. The Albanian adoption agency they got Sam from not only doesnít exist anymore - there is no evidence that it ever existed. At least thatís how it appears on the surface. Once Jake begins to dig deeper, he finds himself in an underworld of illegal activity most people arenít even aware exists. His journalistic side feels the cry of a career-making story, but as a father he must look out first and foremost for the needs of his son.
Sam becomes involved in unraveling the mystery before Jake has a good understanding of the type of people heís dealing with. By the time Jake and Samís lives are endangered, it is too late to turn back.
Full of action and adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat, American Outrage, does not disappoint. Scott Brick performs an excellent narration, with strong character differentiation and a pace that keeps readers in the heart of the action. A modern-day look at the chaos capable in society, American Outrage will leave you craving the thrill of another good adventure.