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Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010 - Fiction - 415 pages
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Praised as a “maestro of the sinister” by the New York Daily News, Mo Hayder delivers her most suspenseful novel to date. By turns thrilling and horrifying, Gone follows the investigation of a brilliant and twisted carjacker with a disturbing game to play.

Jack Caffery’s newest case seems like a routine carjacking, a crime he’s seen plenty of times before. But as the hours tick by and his investigation morphs into a nightmare, he realizes the sickening truth: the thief wasn’t after the car, but the eleven-year-old girl in the backseat. Meanwhile police diver Sergeant Flea Marley is pursuing her own theory of the case, and what she finds in an abandoned, half-submerged tunnel could put her in grave danger. The carjacker is always a step ahead of the Major Crime Investigation Unit, toying with their minds in taunting letters and ready to strike again. As the chances for his victims grow slimmer, Jack and Flea race to fit the pieces together in time.

Gone is Mo Hayder at her terrifying best. Each dark and captivating twist reveals a new dimension to this tight-knight plot, burrowing deeper into the chilling and clever world Mo Hayder creates.

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A thoroughly enjoyable police procedural. - Goodreads
Hayder is a great writer of thrillers. - Goodreads
The ending packs a nice emotional punch. - Goodreads
It's truly good writing. - Goodreads
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Review: Gone (Jack Caffery #5)

User Review  - Mike Dixon - Goodreads

Gone is the fifth in the Jack Caffery series and is about missing children. They have been abducted by an unknown person whose motives are far from obvious. Tracking him down becomes an obsession for ... Read full review

Review: Gone (Jack Caffery #5)

User Review  - Tara Young - Goodreads

First Mo Hayder book and I'll seek out more. why? She has a good story to tell. THis book kept me guessing till the end, though I have to admit I had my eye on her guy about page 100. My sister once ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

MO HAYDER is the author of the internationally bestselling novels Birdman, The Treatment, The Devil of Nanking, Pig Island, Ritual, Skin, Gone--which won the 2012 Edgar Award for best novel--Hanging Hill and Poppet. In 2011, she received the Crime Writers' Association Dagger in the Library award. She lives in the Cotswolds, in England.



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