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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (333 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Joe Schreiber Narrator: Renée Raudman Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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One year ago, Alex Towne's body was found. One month ago, his mother saw him on the street. One week ago, David Raker agreed to look for him. He'll wish he hadn't. Mary Towne's son, Alex, had been missing for six years before he finally turned up-as a corpse in a car wreck. But now she's convinced he's still alive. Missing persons investigator David Raker doesn't want the work: it's clearly a sad but hopeless case of mistaken identity brought to him by a woman unable to let go of her son. But haunted by a loss of his own, he reluctantly agrees. As Raker digs deeper, he discovers that Alex's life was not the innocent one his mother believed. Buried in his past are secrets that were never meant to be found-and a sinister organization willing to protect them, whatever the cost. Download and start listening now!

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  • “Taut, scary…With its rural New England setting, this horror-fest pays respectful, clever homage to Stephen King’s backyard. The author adds his own fresh supernatural twists to what starts out as a conventional suspense thriller. Readers will anxiously await his next outing.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kristine | 2/14/2014

    " This is an excellent book set in massachusetts , a woma follows a trail of clues all throughout massachusetts to find her missing daughter--phenom!! the killer knows everything and sees everything she does so she can't go to anyone !!! this was a quick read i couldn't put it down !!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jack Rawles | 2/12/2014

    " Wow, great ride through a scary night, I'd say read this if you like Stephen King! The ending...hmmm...what just happened? "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Amanda Ishtayeh | 1/19/2014

    " I do not usually read horror but this was pretty good. It kept me on the edge of my seat and I enjoyed it... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Waven | 1/8/2014

    " This read like a book based on a B-movie based on a screenplay written under duress. Not bad, necessarily, but not very good. I gave it three stars because I think I would really have enjoyed it when I was about 15. As a YA horror, it has a balance of blood and action, a couple nude scenes (but no sex), an easy-to-follow plot, and "summary" explanations toward the end. So for the 13 - 17 age crowd, it would probably be a fun read with the promise of fitful sleep to follow. But for adults, it's rather lackluster. Its potential - there are some interesting ideas - never fully develops and ends up lost among plot holes, inconsistencies, and the completely inexplicable. I think this would make a better Scream-style movie than book and can't recommend it for anyone looking for more than cursory horror/suspense. "

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