Here is the true story of a parent’s worst nightmare come true. Kevin Bonang’s family learns that their oldest daughter, Tiffany Tanner, has suddenly gone missing while kayaking on an inner city canal in the northern industrial city of Hamm, Germany. Kevin and his wife Lisa immediately make the journey from Nova Scotia to Germany to help in the search. Once at the site, the true reality of their daughter’s fate becomes obvious. No matter how optimistic local search officials try to be, Kevin and his wife assume the worst.
When You Look For Me takes the reader through seventeen days of the massive search including encounters with the police, search dogs, an unkind media but much kinder everyday Germans who share their compassion for Tiffany’s parents. After many grim conversations with search officials, the Bonangs begin to realize that they are not able to bring their daughter back home to Nova Scotia alive even though there had been some small glimmer of hope.
About the Author:
Kevin Bonang lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, where he was born and raised. He lives with is wife, Lisa, and two remaining children. A carpenter by trade, Kevin felt compelled to write this, his first book, in memory of his daughter and to remind other grieving parents that they are not alone. This book is a true story of a tragedy but one that ultimately offers a message of hope.