When Julia White’s husband doesn’t come home from work one day, she assumes the worst. But what she finds inside their suburban home is even worse than anything she could have imagined. There’s evidence of a break-in, and more importantly, her husband is missing – along with all traces of his existence. Desperate to find out what happened to her spouse and grappling with the possibility that he may be gone forever, Julia turns to the police for help only to find herself in the middle of an ever-growing mystery. As detectives race against time to unravel who took her husband and why, Julia begins to realize that nothing about him or their life together was as it seemed. With no one left to trust but each other, Julia and her new friend Ben begin their own investigation into where he might have gone…and whether he’ll ever return.”.
For who is this book for ?
The Stolen Hours is a mystery/thriller novel with suspenseful elements that will appeal to fans of the genre.
- The tension and suspense is well written
- It’s a page turner that will keep you guessing until the end
- The characters are well developed
- The book may be a little slow for some readers.
- The mystery isn’t solved until the very end.
- Some readers may find the ending too coincidental or unrealistic.
Learn more about the author
Allen Eskens is the author of The Life We Bury, which won the silver medal for best mystery from Independent Publisher. He has also been nominated for a Barry award and an Edgar award.
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