In downtown Chicago, a young woman named Esther Vaughan disappears from her apartment without a trace. A haunting letter addressed to My Dearest is found among her possessions, leaving her friend and roommate Quinn Collins to wonder where Esther is and whether or not she’s the person Quinn thought she knew.
Meanwhile, in a small Michigan harbor town an hour outside Chicago, a mysterious woman appears in the quiet coffee shop where eighteen-year-old Alex Gallo works as a dishwasher. He is immediately drawn to her charm and beauty, but what starts as an innocent crush quickly spirals into something far more dark and sinister than he ever expected.
As Quinn searches for answers about Esther, and Alex is drawn further under Pearl’s spell, master of suspense Mary Kubica takes readers on a taut and twisted thrill ride that builds to a stunning conclusion and shows that no matter how fast and far we run, the past always catches up with us in the end.
One morning Quinn wakes to find her roommate Esther disappear without a trace. Can’t file a missing person until she is gone for more then 24 hours. As she starts digging for clues in the disappearance she find out some secrets out about Esther last roommate. Then in another parts of town is Alex who works at a coffee shop and when a new girl comes walking in his life about to change forever. The girl who he nicknames her is Pearl and seems all not that right in the head to begin with. Slowly Quinn thinks her life is in danger and Alex slowly stalking the new girl and wonder who she is and secrets she hold. Are the two connected to the story? Will Quinn get her answers she needs to find out where her roommate run off to? Well you have to pick up the book yourself and find out the truth. Kinda of a slow start to the book but picks up good towards the end. If you ever read Mary Kubica books before then you might like her new book. Again another twist and turn no one sees coming until the last page. So grab it out your library or local bookstore now. Happy 4th of July weekend and Happy Reading!!!