Lorinda Stewart is a sought-after speaker who lives on Canada’s west coast. The mother of five children, she became the lead negotiator with Somali kidnappers when her daughter Amanda Lindhout, coauthor of the bestselling memoir A House in the Sky, was taken hostage in 2008. After fifteen-and-a-half months of negotiations, Lorinda was reunited with her daughter. One Day Closer was a national bestseller, and is her first book.
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