Hester Thursby Mystery #1
On Sale: August 28, 2018
Hardcover / e-Book
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Thriller Psychological | Mystery
In a brilliantly twisted debut set among Boston’s elite,
Edwin Hill introduces unforgettable sleuth Hester
Thursby—and a missing persons case that uncovers a trail of
Harvard librarian Hester Thursby knows that even in the
digital age, people still need help finding things. Using
her research skills, Hester runs a side business tracking
down the lost. Usually, she’s hired to find long-ago prom
dates or to reunite adopted children and birth parents. Her
new case is finding the handsome and charismatic Sam Blaine.
Sam has no desire to be found. As a teenager, he fled his
small New Hampshire town with his friend, Gabe, after a
haunting incident. For a dozen years, Sam and Gabe have
traveled the country, reinventing themselves as they move
from one mark to another. Sam has learned how trusting
wealthy people can be—especially the lonely ones—as he
expertly manipulates his way into their lives and homes. In
Wendy Richards, the beautiful, fabulously rich daughter of
one of Boston’s most influential families, he’s found the
perfect way to infiltrate the milieu in which he knows he
belongs—a world of Brooks Brothers suits, Nantucket summers,
and effortless glamour.
As Hester’s investigation closes in on their brutal truth,
the bond between Sam and Gabe is tested and Hester
unknowingly jeopardizes her own safety. While Gabe has
pinned all his desperate hopes of a normal life on Hester,
Sam wants her out of the way for good. And Gabe has always
done what Sam asks…
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