Ella is kidnapped at gunpoint while her parents are out and her only brother, Finn, has snuck off to see a friend. Why was she kidnapped? What secrets does her family have? How can Finn resolve is guilt for letting down his sister? When their 3-year-old brother starts following an imaginary friend to “catch the storm” the tale is brought to an intense climax.
Mystical elements and elegant writing bring much to this suspenseful moral story. The characters are complex and well developed. 2003, 200 pages.