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Rick Mofina

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Verk av Rick Mofina

Six Seconds (2009) — Författare — 285 exemplar
Cold Fear (2001) 273 exemplar
Allt du fruktar (2010) 185 exemplar
If Angels Fall (2000) 179 exemplar
Blood of Others (2002) 170 exemplar
A Perfect Grave (2007) 152 exemplar
The Dying Hour (2005) 146 exemplar
Every Fear (2006) 124 exemplar
Vengeance Road (2009) 120 exemplar
No Way Back (2003) 119 exemplar
They Disappeared (2012) 102 exemplar
Be Mine (2004) 94 exemplar
In Desperation (2011) 93 exemplar
Missing Daughter (2019) 85 exemplar
Whirlwind (1602) — Författare — 79 exemplar
Her Last Goodbye (2022) 62 exemplar
Into the Dark (2013) 59 exemplar
Everything She Feared (2023) 59 exemplar
Full Tilt (2015) 58 exemplar
Last Seen (2018) 56 exemplar
The Lying House (2019) 53 exemplar
Search for Her (2021) 53 exemplar
The Burning Edge (2011) 53 exemplar
Every Second (2015) 48 exemplar
Before Sunrise (2017) 38 exemplar
Free Fall (2016) 37 exemplar
Their Last Secret (2020) 36 exemplar
Lightning Rider [short story] (2011) 35 exemplar
Blood Red Rings (2011) 26 exemplar
Someone Saw Something (2024) 13 exemplar
The Only Human (2014) 6 exemplar
Day of the Bone Thief (2013) 5 exemplar
The Last Pursuit (2012) 3 exemplar
Six 1 exemplar
Chute libre (2023) 1 exemplar
Streif av ondskap (2007) 1 exemplar
Web van gevaar 1 exemplar
Before Sunset 1 exemplar
The Dying House 1 exemplar
Backup (2012) 1 exemplar
Three to the Heart (2012) 1 exemplar

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The Penguin Book of Crime Stories, Volume II (2010) — Bidragsgivare — 9 exemplar
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Charlotte picked up her brother from school. They are walking home through the park and Gabriel is playing with his toy plane…until he is gone. He is missing!

This used to be a trigger for me, a child missing. I could not read a book with this trope when my children were little. This story still had me in knots! I cannot fathom a mom going through this.

This novel is intense, intriguing and…I am not going to lie…terrifying in places. The only reason for the 4 star rating, I felt the conversations, in some places, were a bit canned. But, the intensity has me on the edge of my seat!

Needs a tale which will have gasping for air…THIS IS IT! Grab your copy today.

I received this novel from the publisher for a honest review.
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fredreeca | 1 annan recension | Apr 28, 2024 |
Someone Saw Something by Rick Mofina is a highly recommended family drama centered around the search for a child who has gone missing and presumed to be abducted.

News anchor and journalist Corina Corado asks her sixteen-year-old stepdaughter, Charlotte, to pick up her six-year-old little brother, Gabriel, from school because their father, Robert had to delay his flight and is unable to do so. Charlotte and Gabriel walk through Central Park on their way home so he can have a text flight of a plane he made. As the plane flies over a hill, Gabriel runs off to get it and Charlotte, who is texting, says she'll be right there waiting for him... but he doesn't come right back. Charlotte runs to find him and can't. The unthinkable has happened. Gabriel is missing.

A missing child and subsequent search and investigation is enough excitement to hold up a plot. Adding one complication, the hate mail Corina receives as a well known journalist is an understandable concern. But Mofina ups the ante to almost unbelievable levels. The number of secrets, twists, and extraneous directions the investigation takes is throwing everything into the plot, including the kitchen sink. The whole twenty-one year old "boyfriend" of your sixteen-year-old daughter thread could have been left out, as could Robert's big secrets.

The characters are portrayed as realistic individuals, except for maybe the whole withholding of major pieces of information that might be connected to the search for their SON. However, while reading your emotions will be running high as you wait for the characters to just tell the whole truth.

Admittedly, it held my attention because of all the secrets and intrigue, but in the end I felt as if the main concern, Gabriel, was being buried under all the other plot threads and characters included in the narrative. This overload of extras that maybe were possibly connected with the investigation actually slowed down the novel and the main concern - searching for Gabriel. 3.5 rounded up. Thanks to MIRA for providing me with an advance reader's copy via NetGalley. My review is voluntary and expresses my honest opinion.
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