BLIND LEADING THE BLIND by Susan Landis-Steward
Erik has lost everything: her job, her lover, her father, and now her cousin is missing. Ashley is fourteen and her parents think she has been kidnapped. With the help of Ashley’s therapist, Dr. Liz Gearhart, Erik sets out to find her cousin. Only one problem: Liz is blind, or is it? Erik and Liz face their fears and find each other while searching the wilds of Oregon.
KIDNAPPING THE LORAX by Patricia K. Lichen
East Coast politics meet West Coast idealism when three young environmentalists kidnap the U.S. Secretary of the Interior, code-named The Lorax. They take her to a Pacific Northwest wilderness to teach her survival skills in preparation for when they abandon her in the elements.