Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Six top novels about missing persons

Adele Parks is the #1 Sunday Times bestselling author of twenty novels, including Lies Lies Lies and Just My Luck, as well as I Invited Her. Just My Luck is currently in development to be made into a movie.

[The Page 69 Test: I Invited Her InMy Book, The Movie: I Invited Her InQ&A with Adele ParksThe Page 69 Test: Lies, Lies, LiesMy Book, The Movie: Lies, Lies, LiesMy Book, The Movie: Just My Luck]

Parks's latest novel is Just Between Us.

At CrimeReads Parks tagged six of her favorite novels about missing persons and deeper mysteries. One novel on her list:
Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica

When a local mother and her six-year-old daughter, Delilah, suddenly vanish, their close-knit suburban community is rocked by fear and suspicion. Eleven years later, Delilah shockingly reappears. Gradually secrets hidden deep in the past are revealed but is the truth about those missing years palpable to the shocked and scared community?
Read about another entry on the list.

Local Woman Missing is among Emily Smith's five thrillers featuring the dead/surviving girl trope.

--Marshal Zeringue