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On a balmy spring evening, four high school seniors - three boys and a girl - enter a park in the small Pennsylvania city of Conroy. The next morning, two of the boys are found shot to death, and the girl and the third boy are gone. After three weeks with no leads and no sign of either of the two missing teenagers, the chief of police begins to wonder if they too were victims. But with no other suspects, the authorities conclude that one of these kids was the shooter. The missing boy's grandmother, a secretary at the local parish church, maintains his innocence. On her behalf, the parish priest, Father Kevin Burch, hires former detective Mallory Russo as a private investigator to figure out what happened in the park that night. Mallory had ended her nine-year stint with the Conroy police force some time ago after becoming a target of a smear campaign. Now a true-crime author, Mallory is surprised to receive the priest's offer - and highly intrigued by the case. She can?t help but accept the challenge - especially when she learns that her investigation will be financed by Father Burch's cousin, the reclusive billionaire Robert Magellan, a man whose own wife and infant son disappeared without a trace a year ago, a man who understands the heartache of not knowing what happened to a loved one. Detective Charlie Wanamaker is facing another sort of tragedy. He fled Conroy years ago with no plans to return to what he considered a dying factory town - until a family emergency brought him back. Finding the situation much worse than he?d thought, he trades his job as a big-city detective for one with the Conroy police department. Assigned to the park shooting case, Charlie quickly realizes that the initial investigation left a lot of questions unanswered. Unofficially, he teams up with Mallory to uncover the truth and find the two kids, dead or alive. What Charlie and Mallory discover will take them down a twisted path that leads to an old unsolved murder - and justice for a killer with a heart of stone.

Synopsis:

Mourning the disappearance of his wife and baby son, a wealthy businessman launches the Magellan Project, an elite missing-persons unit able to go where the police and federal agencies cannot. It soon becomes clear that a dangerous predator is on the loose. Unabridged. 8 CDs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423319214
Author:
Stewart, Mariah
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Read by:
Bean, Joyce
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Bean, Joyce
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Businessmen
Subject:
Missing persons
Subject:
Rich people
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Audio
Series:
Mercy Street Novels
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.05x5.18x1.48 in. .42 lbs.
Media Run Time:
600

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"Synopsis" by , Mourning the disappearance of his wife and baby son, a wealthy businessman launches the Magellan Project, an elite missing-persons unit able to go where the police and federal agencies cannot. It soon becomes clear that a dangerous predator is on the loose. Unabridged. 8 CDs.
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