Gone: An FBI Profiler Novel

By Lisa Gardner

From the bestselling writer of Alone and The Killing Hour comes a mystery that is going from heartbreaking to heartstopping within the blink of an eye.…

When an individual you're keen on vanishes and not using a hint, how some distance could you visit get them back?

For ex-FBI profiler Pierce Quincy, it’s the start of his worst nightmare: a automobile deserted on a desolate stretch of Oregon road, engine working, handbag on the driver’s seat. And his estranged spouse, Rainie Conner, long past, leaving no clue to her fate.

Did one of many ghosts from Rainie’s stricken earlier eventually meet up with her? Or may perhaps her disappearance be the results of one of many instances they’d been operating– a very vicious double murder or the prospective abuse of a deeply disturbed baby Rainie took too just about heart?  with his daughter, FBI agent Kimberly Quincy, Pierce is struggling with the neighborhood professionals, racing opposed to time, and frantically looking for solutions to all of the questions he’s been afraid to ask.

One guy is familiar with what occurred that evening. Adopting the alias of a killer stuck 80 years prior to, he has already contacted the click. His phrases are transparent: he desires cash, he desires strength, he wishes big name. And if he doesn’t get what he wishes, Rainie may be long gone for good.

Sometimes, regardless of how a lot you like anyone, it’s nonetheless now not enough.

As the clock winds down on a terrifying time limit, Pierce plunges headlong into the main determined hunt of his lifestyles, into the shattering look for a killer, a lethal truth, and for the affection of his lifestyles, who could perpetually be…gone.

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No point out of the maps nor evidence of life,” Mosley spoke back heavily, ticking off his arms. “Oh, and Danicic used to be type adequate let alone that Dougie Jones was once most likely abducted simply because we fucked up. I supply him a few credits for that. ” “He offered out Rainie simply sufficient. ” “We couldn’t cease him from utilizing her identify. And as soon as he’s integrated her complete name …” “Everything approximately her is simply a web seek away,” Quincy murmured. “Danicic isn’t an fool. the truth that the sufferer is former legislation enforcement with a bothered previous makes for a very good tale. however, he passed over that she was once serving as Dougie’s recommend, which did us a mild prefer. ” “Give with one hand, remove with one other. ” “It’s a game,” Mosley stated with a shrug. “The media are the largest gamers round. talking of which …” The beeper at the public info officer’s waist used to be going off for the 6th time some time past thirty mins. Mosley glanced on the reveal, grimaced. “We’re gonna need to speak about a morning briefing. The AP twine has picked up the tale, and if my beeper is something to move via, every person wishes a bit of the motion. ” “Not until eventually after the ransom drop,” Kincaid stated instantly. “We might use them,” Mosley driven. “Deliver the profile Mr. Quincy’s constructed. Get the general public trying to find our guy. ” “And scare the UNSUB into considering he’s going to be stuck at any minute, so he may perhaps besides kill either sufferers to hide his tracks. ” “The longer we move with no briefing, the extra the clicking will dig all alone. And the extra they detect on their lonesome, the fewer i need to discount with. ” “Not until eventually after the ransom drop,” Kincaid repeated. And that used to be the top of the dialogue. 8 a. m. They fidgeted, reread the UNSUB’s prior communications, and regularly, labored themselves right into a nation. At 9, Mac took a decision on his mobile phone. The Portland recruiting department of the military proven they had checklist of personal Andrew Bensen, presently indexed as AWOL. Quincy provided the data to Kincaid. Kincaid ranted for twenty mins approximately Quincy bold to abate an authentic police research through intentionally withholding an important lead, let alone the significance of belief in a multijurisdictional research. Sheriff Atkins issued an all-points bulletin for a guy becoming Bensen’s description. Lieutenant Mosley muttered in regards to the variety of press brokers who monitored police radios and they had simply extra gas to the fireplace. Then, for the main half, every body retired to their separate corners and fumed. Quincy’s cellphone sat in the course of the convention room desk. It used to be hooked to a speakerphone, all incoming calls being recorded and traced—not that any one held out a lot desire for finding the beginning of the caller. mobilephone signs bounced off towers in random styles, making it almost most unlikely to track again a sign. yet they went throughout the motions, simply because occasionally, that’s all a role strength has left. 9 fifty-nine a. m. the telephone rang. Candi wear the headset. Lieutenant Mosley hit the checklist button.

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