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Long Gone
Alafair Burke


Harper
July 2011
On Sale: July 1, 2011
Featuring: Alice Humphrey
368 pages
ISBN: 0061999180
EAN: 9780061999185
Hardcover
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Mystery | Suspense | Thriller Crime

How well do you know your boss?

After a layoff and months of struggling, Alice Humphrey finally lands her dream job managing a new art gallery in Manhattan’s trendy Meatpacking District. According to Drew Campbell, the well-suited corporate representative who hires her, the gallery is a passion project for its anonymous, wealthy, and eccentric owner. Drew assures Alice that the owner will be hands off, allowing her to run the gallery on her own. Her friends think it sounds too good to be true, but Alice sees a perfect opportunity to make a name for herself beyond the shadow of her famous father, an award-winning and controversial film maker.

Everything is perfect until the morning Alice arrives at work to find the gallery gone—the space stripped bare as if it had never existed—and Drew Campbell’s dead body on the floor. Overnight, Alice’s dream job has vanished, and she finds herself at the center of police attention with nothing to prove her innocence. The phone number Drew gave her links back to a disposable phone. The artist whose work she displayed doesn’t seem to exist. And the dead man she claims is Drew has been identified as someone else.

When police discover ties between the gallery and a missing girl, Alice knows she’s been set up. Now she has to prove it—a dangerous search for answers that will entangle her in a dark, high-tech criminal conspiracy and force her to unearth long-hidden secrets involving her own family . . . secrets that could cost Alice her life.

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5 comments posted.

Re: Long Gone

Fabulous! I found myself sitting closer and closer to the edge of my seat as I
was reading it. Wonderful plot and terrific review. Can't wait to get a chance
to read it!

Connie Fischer
conniecape@aol.com
(Connie Fischer 1:54pm July 9, 2011)

sounds like a book i'd really like to read
(
Kathy Weber 7:23pm July 9, 2011)

I'm a great fan of Alafair Burke's books.
(
Gloria Walshver 10:40pm July 9, 2011)

Any book related to New York City is fascinating to me....would LOVE to read this most astonishing novel.
(
Susan Coster 12:48pm July 16, 2011)

LONG GONE is a thrill ride for anyone who loves a good mystery/suspense story. Alice, with all of the best intentions to stand on her own, thinks she's gotten a lucky break when Drew Campbell hires her to manage a gallery. Things go wrong when Drew is found dead and Alice finds herself a prime suspect in more than just a murder. Start reading early, because you will be up late in to the night eager to discover the truth.
(
Maria Munoz 10:54am July 29, 2011)

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