Time of Departure

Time of Departure

Book - 2015
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A debut mystery with a surprising twist, featuring a young state prosecutor investigating a series of murders dating back to the 1970s, and a mysterious ex-cop who knows way too much about her. Florida state prosecutor Claire Talbot reopens an investigation into a string of abductions that took place before she was born. While researching the file, she meets retired cop Marc Hastings, who once worked on the case. He maneuvers his way into the investigation - and into Claire's life. Marc has an uncanny familiarity with Claire's habits, and she begins to realize that not all is as it seems. Full of spellbinding twists, this will appeal not only to thriller aficionados, but to readers who appreciate a strong female lead and a compelling love story. A page-turner that will keep readers on the edge of their seats, a novel that heralds the arrival of an immensely talented new crime novelist.
Publisher: New York :, Minotaur Books,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781250072757
Characteristics: viii, 323 pages ;,25 cm.

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LadyJaneBrais
Mar 17, 2017

This is a debut novel. It is one of the weirdest, most bizarre murder mysteries I had ever read. I LOVED IT! Okay, the language and writing could be a little more sophisticated, which is what I am used to in British whodunits I often read; however, the imagination and creativity the author brings to the genre is off the charts. I highly recommend as an intriguing, un-put-downable, fast read. I almost pulled an all-nighter to finish it, but, at 60 years of age I just don't have the stamina!

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posie12
Nov 03, 2016

If the protagonist was a little less self centered I could have gotten to chapter 3.

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charlesd
Aug 09, 2016

This is a great book. I enjoyed every chapters. It started like many criminal investigation on serial murders but then something happened and you are transported on an unexpected path. Just an amazing thriller

jeezlouise7 Apr 16, 2016

This is an excellent read! I wanted to finish it in one sitting but on the other hand, I didn't want it to end! One of those.... Loved it. I, too, wish we had access to more of his books. I understand a new book will be released this November 2016. Really hoping our Library is able to obtain a copy.

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Janiegoodwin
Mar 05, 2016

Excellent book. I had to re read it right away to see again how it all fit together. Highly recommended. I wish we had other books by this author.

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