New Xulon Novel Addresses Every Parent's Worst Fear

Conclusion of Max/Gringolito saga reveals the destiny of a kidnapped child

MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of Alan P. Scaglione's new book, One Unexpected Event: AFTERMATH ($20.99, paperback, 9781626975309; $9.99, e-book, 9781626975316) readers will see that a father will never give up on his son. In the sequel to his first novel "One Unexpected Event," Scaglione reveals what happens with a family when the father finally finds his son after being kidnapped at the age of two and missing for ten years. The novel showcases the son's struggle to fit into the world he was supposed to belong to his whole childhood and the dilemma he faces when deciding which path to follow, the life he knows or the life that was stolen from him.


"From the days of Adam Walsh until now, children are kidnapped daily; some with untimely demise, but others are just taken and absorbed into a family that chooses to create that family with someone else's child," states the author. "[The book] addresses the heart wrenching, biggest fear any parent has: What if my child were taken from me—and never found?"

Alan P. Scaglione is a Christian fiction, southern novelist who has also written two southern murder mysteries, "SummerHouse: A Murder in Savannah" and "The House that Murder Happened To: A Murder in Beaufort," to be published in 2014. Scaglione writes an online column twice a week, "Reflections," which can be found at He also interviews authors twice a month for his column "Successful Author Spotlight," which can be found at He has been writing, teaching, and sharing his reflections on life for many years. With the words he writes, Scaglione hopes to enlighten, educate, and entertain. The author is a proud father of three children and four grandchildren.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Communications, is the world's largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 8,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order One Unexpected Event: AFTERMATH through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through,, and

Media Contact: Alan P. Scaglione, Xulon Press, 866-381-2665,

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