Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite
Katie Lutzer had told her daughter that if there was ever any trouble to go to Charlie Madison for help. Charlie was Katie’s brother, a former Special Ops. He now runs a music store. Lisa Harmon had been in the store a lot over the last few weeks. She was there when the door crashed open and thirteen-year-old Jazmin came running in screaming for help. A fake FBI agent came in with a loaded gun offering protection. When Jazmin’s parents were kidnapped, she ran to Uncle Charlie for help and protection. When Charlie realized the agents were fake, he grabbed Jazmin and ran. With Lisa’s help, they managed to elude the pursuers. The three travel around the world searching Jazmin’s parents and the computer program that could change the world as we know it. Gunfights, high speed chase, religious fanatics, and a computer program that recorded the voice of God-- what more could a reader ask for?
The Voice by Bill Myers is an action-packed adventure. The plot moves from one thrilling suspenseful moment to the next. Jazmin is a delightful character-- full of questions and intelligence. Charlie is the perfect hero. He has flaws and weaknesses but does not give in to them. Lisa is mysterious; the reader cannot help but be a little suspicious of her. The love they feel for each other is charming. Even more magnificent in this story is the Voice. This book has a great message mixed in with the suspense and adventure. The Voice is sure to delight readers.