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Century, 2012 - Fiction - 385 pages
33 Reviews

NICEVILLE, a sleepy southern town where people just keep disappearing. First a ten-year-old boy and now an elderly woman have vanished - seemingly into thin air.

Detective Nick Kavanaugh's on the case but, as he starts to dig back through the town's history, he can't help noticing that Niceville has a much higher than average rate of unexplained abductions.

What he doesn't know is that there'll be more victims to come ...

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The ending was just in a word, cheesy. - Goodreads
Snappy writing, crisp dialogue, a creepy setting. - Goodreads
The writing itself is exemplary in its crackle and wit. - Goodreads
... perfect writing. - Goodreads
Even the ending didn't intrigue me. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Andrea Weis - Goodreads

I had such high hopes for this book after reading the reviews and the first chapter really pulled me in. A boy vanishes into thin air with no had all the markings of a suspenseful ... Read full review

Review: Niceville (Niceville #1)

User Review  - jo - Goodreads

oh, i liked this book so much. so so much. it's not the story, really, but the characters, and the hard-boiled sassiness. perfect writing. this is a book about men -- the women are few and far in ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

CARSTEN STROUD is a New York Times bestselling writer of fiction and nonfiction. His novels include Sniper's Moon, Lizard Skin, Black WaterTransit, Cuba Straight and Cobraville. He lives in Toronto with his wife.

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