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The Missing

The Missing

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2000s: A woman claims to have escaped from a dungeon where she’s been held for years.

  • ISBN: 978-0241957417
  • Genre: Crime, Police Procedural

What you need to know before your trail

When Boston CSI Darby McCormick finds a raving and emaciated woman hiding at the scene of a violent kidnap, she runs a DNA search to identify the Jane Doe. The result confirms she was abducted five years earlier and has somehow managed to escape from the dungeon in which she’s been caged.

With a teenage couple also missing and Jane Doe seriously ill, the clock is ticking for Darby as she hunts for the dungeon before anyone else disappears or dies. And when the FBI takes over the investigation, it becomes clear that a sadistic serial killer has been on the prowl for decades – and is poised to strike again at any moment. A killer with links to horrors that Darby has desperately tried to bury in her past ..

Travel Guide

BookTrail Boston

This is the Boston of Chris Mooney. A Boston full of menace and bad memories for lead character Darby McCormick.

She begins investigating the case of a missing girl named Carol Cranmore. The more she learns about the case, the more it seems to mirror her own past – a past which includes her and her two friends stumbling across a man murdering a woman in the woods.

The book is set in both modern day Boston and via the many flashbacks to the woods, the dark corners and the even darker recesses of the survivor’s minds.

Boston features well in the book – streets, parks and the inner workings of the Boston Police force and forensic laboratories.

BookTrail Boarding Pass: The Missing

Destination: Boston  Author/guide: Chris Mooney  Departure Time: 2000s

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