• The Missing Ones

  • Hester Thursby Mystery Series, Book 2
  • By: Edwin Hill
  • Narrated by: Karen White
  • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
  • 3.7 out of 5 stars (11 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Hester Thursby has given up using her research skills to trace people who don't want to be found. A traumatic case a few months ago unearthed a string of violent crimes, and left Hester riddled with self-doubt and guilt. Caring for a four-year-old is responsibility enough in a world filled with terrors Hester never could have imagined before.

Finisterre Island, off the coast of Maine, is ruggedly beautiful and remote - the kind of place tourists love to visit, though rarely for long. But not everyone who comes to the island is welcome. A dilapidated Victorian house has become home to a group of squatters and junkies, and strangers have a habit of bringing trouble with them. A young boy disappeared during the summer, and though he was found safely, the incident stirred suspicion among locals. Now another child is missing. Summoned to the island by a cryptic text, Hester discovers a community cleaning up from a devastating storm - and uncovers a murder.

Soon, Hester begins to connect the crime and the missing children. And as she untangles the secrets at the center of the small community, she finds grudges and loyalties that run deep, poised to converge with a force that will once again shake her convictions about the very nature of right and wrong....

©2019 Edwin Hill (P)2019 HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books

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Very good

I really love this series. But, Hester makes awful decisions. I also think that Morgan needs to step up more in their relationship. That aside, this is an entertaining cozy mystery with an excellent plot and engaging characters. I look forward to the next book .

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corny meandering and blah

I think I said it all above. I could not finish it. like a bad lifetime movie. just bleh. the first one was way better. let this world die with that one.

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When does the mystery start, book2?

That had to be the biggest waste of my time so far on audible out of hundreds of books.