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on 17 August 2004
Sixteen-year-old tomboy Jess claims to have lost her mysterious power to find missing children (a power gained after she was struck by lightning), but the FBI is not convinced. When Jess takes a summer job as a councillor at a summer camp for gifted musical children, she finds herself still being trailed by Special Agents Smith and Johnson. She also has to cope with being put in charge of a houseful of very rowdy boys, and then there's the trouble she has when one of the music teachers at the camp finds out her guilty secret. When a desolate father arrives at the camp begging her to find his missing daughter, she can't resist helping him, but she has to enlist the help of hunky Rob Wilkins, whose girlfriend she would like to be (if only he could overcome his scruples over their age difference). Finding the missing girl though leads to unforseen difficulties, and Jess is plunged into real danger. This is a fun, exciting mystery story. Jess is a very likeable heroine, and Rob Wilkins is as gorgeous as ever (I do hope she manges to persaude him to overlook the age difference).
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on 5 September 2004
This is the second story in the missing series. It is for young adults like the others, and although I'm an old adult, I still enjoyed it. I finished it in just a few hours. Time well spent I think.

Read this series in order: When Lightning Strikes, Code Name Cassandra, Safe house, Sanctuary.
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on 27 April 2015
Although, I watched the TV series I was interested in seeing what the books were like. Jessica is struck by lightning and can see where missing children are. Show her a picture and she will dream where they are, she can trust only a few people with her secret like Rosemary at the missing persons helpline. The people she can not trust is the FBI who she has told that she doesn't have the power to see the missing anymore. Yet they still watch her trying to catch her out, but she still dreams and children are still being found, now the FBI have put two and two together and have a spy on the case. Can Jess lose the feds and find the missing and will she finally get the relationship with Rob that she really crave and more importantly will she be able to play the flute like she wants to with her friends help she might just do it that's if the murderous psycho doesn't get her first.
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VINE VOICEon 26 May 2003
This is a must for any reader who enjoyed Jenny Carroll's other series Mediator. 16 year old Jess was struck by lightning and aquired an unusual ability she has a psychic sense that allows her to find missing people. Jess would sooner that Rob the mysterious bad boy senior in detention would take in an interest in her, unfortunately it's the FBI who want her so badly.
Jess clings tightly to her lie that her superpowers faded but not everyone believes her. In this book Jess is a music camp counsellor looking forward to nothing more than an even tan and to wipe the smile from her arch rival Karen-Sue Hanky's face. When a boy goes missing the FBI have other plans for her, so Jess must battle the FBI and save the day without anyone knowing that she still has psychic abilities. This is a fun installment of the series with Jess' trademark biting wit and sass a joy to read after years of sappy YA heroines who need a man to rescue them. There is some nice sparky dialogue between Jess and the Feebs as well as between her and Rob. The romance between Rob and Jess is simmering nicely, and it touches on the impact Jess' power has had on her family and school life.
Definitely not one to miss if you haven't bought this you should and while you're at it buy the entire Mediator series as well!
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on 28 July 2005
This book is about a 16 year old girl who was struck by lightning called Jessica and got the power to find anyone on the planet just by looking at a picture of them. Since she and the FBI had a dissagreement in the last book she knows that she is being watched by them. She has gone to a camp as a counsellor for the kids and a guy turns up and asks her to find his daughter who was kidnapped by her mum. So Jess tries to find the little girl,Keely, and it has some interesting twists endind with Jess on the run from a crazy, phycopathic killer who is angry because she kicked him in the face and her powers growing stronger, and some other stuff you'll have to read the book to find out about.Meg Cabot has really out done herself on this book. Read the rest of the series because they are just as good as this one if not better!!!!!
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on 25 October 2004
Usually I buy two books at a time a harder book and a slightly easier book, this time I bought Storm Catchers by Tim Bowler and Code Name Cassandra - this is a great book. From ever chapter there is suspence and even when you thought all was well something bad happened! The story is Jess was struck by lightning and now she can find missing kids! So she comes a cross a man looking for his kid and gets tangled up in the world of Clay Larsson,Keely and the feds (again)! It was really great and I think even some boys would like it! It is a mystery, witty and a really funny, hope you like it!
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VINE VOICEon 29 June 2006
This is a must for any reader who enjoyed Jenny Carroll's other series Mediator. 16 year old Jess was struck by lightning and aquired an unusual ability she has a psychic sense that allows her to find missing people. Jess would sooner that Rob the mysterious bad boy senior in detention would take in an interest in her, unfortunately it's the FBI who want her so badly.

Jess clings tightly to her lie that her superpowers faded but not everyone believes her. In this book Jess is a music camp counsellor looking forward to nothing more than an even tan and to wipe the smile from her arch rival Karen-Sue Hanky's face. When a boy goes missing the FBI have other plans for her, so Jess must battle the FBI and save the day without anyone knowing that she still has psychic abilities. This is a fun installment of the series with Jess' trademark biting wit and sass a joy to read after years of sappy YA heroines who need a man to rescue them. There is some nice sparky dialogue between Jess and the Feebs as well as between her and Rob. The romance between Rob and Jess is simmering nicely, and it touches on the impact Jess' power has had on her family and school life.

Definitely not one to miss if you haven't bought this you should and while you're at it buy the entire Mediator series as well!
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on 6 August 2005
This book is wickedly cool, as I said the same for the pervious book; When lighting strikes.
These MISSING 1-800-WHERE-R-YOU books are one of the best books Cabot has ever wriiten, I love them deeply, and can't wait for the last and final one! Now to the story.
Jessica Mastriani has a gift. If you can call it a gift. This "gift" can be both used for bad and good. when everyone heard of this gift they just wouldn't leave her alone, chased by the press,hounded by the feds, Jess just wants to be left alone by everyone, expect class hottie Rob Wilkins!
So stuck working at summer camp with screaming kids, Jess is suddenly approached by the father of a missing girl, who begs Jess to find his daughter. It's a decision that will lead her into dealy danger, but saying no isn't an option......
A BRILLAINT book, for girls who love a bit TEEN-LOVE and suspense, and one that will make them laugh (but when has Cabot not made us laugh?;) This book is a totally must read!
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on 27 April 2003
This is the second book in this new series by jenny Carroll it is beautifully written and once you start reading you simply can't put it down. In this book Jess continues to struggle with her extrordinary gift but this time in the setting of a summer camp for musically gifted children where she is employed as a camp counsellor. This book is must read for any young person!
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on 13 March 2007
i really like meg cabot books so after seeing the tv series of this series of books,i thought id check it out.

although the books are totally different from the tv series i really enjoyed it. sort of a nancy drew for the millenium generation.
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