Missing persons

  • Author:
    Bradley, Jane
    Summary:

    A young woman goes missing, and her mother uproots her life to find her daughter. But it is not just the heartbreak or the deep mystery of the hunt for lost loved ones. Rather, with the help of an amazingly dedicated searcher, family...

  • Author:
    Maron, Margaret
    Summary:

    When local handyman J.D. Rouse is found dead in his pickup truck with a bullet in his head, the mayhem--and the body count--grows. But Chief Deputy Dwight Bryant, Judge Deborah Knott's new husband, launches his own investigation...

  • Author:
    Brand, Dionne
    Summary:

    The story of a young six-year-old boy, Quy, separated from his family as they are fleeing Vietnam to begin a new life in Canada. Twenty years later his mother still lives in hope of finding him. Meanwhile Quy, now a dangerous criminal,...

  • Author:
    West, Morris
    Summary:

    Carl Strassberger, the only son of a wealthy banker, is summoned from his home in France to search for his missing brother-in-law. Larry, the family businessman and a manic depressive, has vanished after landing a multi-million dollar...

  • Author:
    Hannon, Irene
    Summary:

    Reporter Moira Harrisons strikes a pedestrian while driving late one night on a wooded road. Dazed from the crash, Moira sees a second man appear at her window and assure her everything will be all right--but then she passes out. When...

  • Author:
    Ryan, Chris
    Summary:

    Nick Scott fought in the SAS during the first Gulf War. Captured and tortured, he was left a broken man. His daughter, Sarah, a beautiful young scientist who has cracked one of the scientific secrets of the age, has vanished and it is...

  • Author:
    Saucier, Jocelyne
    Summary:

    With twenty-one kids, the Cardinal family is a force of nature. And now, after not being in the same room for decades, they're congregating to celebrate their father, a prospector who discovered the zinc mine their now-deserted hometown...

  • Author:
    Slade, Arthur G
    Summary:

    For Percy, the loss of his father and the suicide of his best friend build to a head during the last week before high school graduation.

  • Author:
    Deon Meyer
    Summary:

    Detective Benny Griessel is a legend and a drunk. He has trodden on too many toes to reach the top of the promotion ladder. But when an American backpacker disappears in Capetown, Benny has just thirteen hours to save the girl, save his...

  • Author:
    Charbonneau, Joelle
    Summary:

    Sixteen-year-old Malencia (Cia) Vale is chosen to participate in The Testing to attend the University; however, Cia is fearful when she figures out her friends who do not pass The Testing are disappearing.

  • Author:
    Peter Robinson
    Summary:

    While recuperating from the events ofAftermathon a Greek island, Inspector Alan Banks reads that the bones of his childhood friend, Graham Marshall, have been dug up in a field not far away from the road where he disappeared more than...

  • Author:
    Winton, Tim
    Summary:

    Fred Scully can't wait to see his wife and daughter. He's got them all worked out. He's sweated on this reunion. The doors hiss open. Scully's life falls apart.

  • Author:
    Cook, Thomas H
    Summary:

    Cook's novel begins after the 9/11 attacks, when researcher Paul Crane sits down to interview elderly New York City resident Thomas Danforth. But Thomas' thoughts drift to a different era, when a conspiracy to kill Hitler led...

  • Author:
    Krilanovich, Grace
    Summary:

    A band of hobo vampire junkies roam the Pacific Northwest of the 1990s as a girl with drug-induced ESP searches for her missing foster sister.

  • Author:
    Hime, James L
    Summary:

    Sisy Fletcher, the preacher's daughter, disappeared about ten years ago on the night of the rodeo dance in Washington County, Texas. But now her body has been found by men drilling for oil in a field outside of town. Sheriff Dewey...

  • Author:
    Keyes, Marian
    Summary:

    Helen Walsh doesn't believe in fear - it's just a thing invented by men to get all the money and good jobs - and yet she's sinking. Her work as a Private Investigator has dried up, her flat has been repossessed and now...

  • Author:
    Whitnell, Barbara
    Summary:

    When Sarah Kendall catches a glimpse of Simon on the TV news bulletin, she's convinced her brother - reported killed six months ago - is still alive. But why is he hiding, and who can she call on to help?

  • Author:
    Tranter, Kirsten
    Summary:

    What has happened to Ingrid? Beautiful Ingrid inherits a fortune and leaves Australia, and her friends, and Ralph who loves her, to marry Gil Grey and set up home amid the New York art world. There she becomes the stepmother to Gil's...

  • Author:
    Kane, Andrea
    Summary:

    Forensic Instincts--a team of independent maverick investigators comprised of a techie-genius, a former Navy SEAL/FBI agent, a psychic, and a retired FBI dog--must rescue a kidnapped five-year-old girl. But with so many people who could...

  • Author:
    King, Laurie R
    Summary:

    English spy Kimball O'Hara - who inspired Rudyard Kipling's famous title character in Kim - has gone missing and is feared either kidnapped or killed. Russell and Holmes, a secret friend of Kim, make for India to take up the...

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