Fans of Alafair Burke's Samantha Kincaid series may be disappointed for a half-second to learn that her new novel, LONG GONE, is a stand-alone work. But any disappointment should evaporate following the reading of the first few pages of this stunning mystery, which delivers the goods on every page.
LONG GONE has it all: Interesting characterization. Primary and secondary mysteries that are ever so slowly linked together. A strong narrative that doesn't so much propel as leads. And, perhaps most importantly of all, a first-rate plot that keeps the pages turning and readers guessing long into the night.
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