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Get to know Frankie Elkin—a new character from #1 bestselling author Lisa Gardner!

When the police have given up, and the public no...

Get to know Frankie Elkin—a new character from #1 bestselling author Lisa Gardner!

When the police have given up, and the public no longer remember, that’s when Frankie Elkin starts looking...

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"Gardner has written the book she was meant to write, an immersive, propulsive, utterly chilling, and yet deeply moving wilderness thriller…Without a doubt, the best book I’ve read all year." —Karen Dionne, author of The Marsh King’s Daughter

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Gardner, a thrilling new novel that sends missing persons expert Frankie Elkin into a national forest in Wyoming looking for a young man who disappeared without a trace.  But when the search team encounters immediate threats to their survival, Frankie realizes she’s up against something very dark—and she’s running out of time.

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THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Gardner has come up with one of the most original characters in recent crime fiction.” —Washington Post

Frankie Elkin is an average middle-aged woman, a recovering alcoholic with more regrets than belongings. But she spends her life doing what no one else will--searching for missing people the world has stopped looking for. 

A new case brings her to Mattapan, a Boston neighborhood with a rough reputation. She is searching for Angelique Badeau, a Haitian teenager who vanished from her high school months earlier. Resistance from the Boston PD and the victim's wary family tells Frankie she's on her own--and she soon learns she's asking questions someone doesn't want answered. But Frankie will stop at nothing to discover the truth, even if it means the next person to go missing could be her.
Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of twenty suspense novels, including The Neighbor, which won Thriller of the Year from the International Thriller Writers. An avid hiker, traveler and cribbage player, she lives in the mountains of New Hampshire with her family.

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