The Other Lady Vanishes

The Other Lady Vanishes

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"After escaping from a private sanitarium, Adelaide Blake arrives in Burning Cove, California, desperate to start over. Working at an herbal tea shop puts her on the radar of those who frequent the seaside resort town: Hollywood movers and shakers always in need of hangover cures and tonics. One such customer is Jake Truett, a recently widowed businessman in town for a therapeutic rest. But unbeknownst to Adelaide, his exhaustion is just a cover. In Burning Cove, no one is who they seem. Behind facades of glamour and power hide drug dealers, gangsters, and grifters. Into this make-believe world comes psychic to the stars Madame Zolanda. Adelaide and Jake know better than to fall for her kind of con. But when the medium becomes a victim of her own dire prediction and is killed, they'll be drawn into a murky world of duplicity and misdirection. Neither Adelaide nor Jake can predict that in the shadowy underground they'll find connections to the woman Adelaide used to be--and uncover the specter of a killer who's been real all along."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Berkley, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780399585326
Branch Call Number: FIC Quick
Characteristics: 340 pages ; 24 cm

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Jun 20, 2018

Quick/Krentz does what she does very well. She packs this tale with history, mystery, and suspense. The story moves swiftly, the characters are interesting, and fit nicely into their time period. Enjoyable light read on the high end of its genre.

JessicaGma Jun 19, 2018

Much like the first, it's a thriller packed with action, red herrings, and bad guys turning on each other. I liked the interplay between Jack and Adelaide, so it's a solid second entry into the Burning Cove series

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Jun 18, 2018

This read was better than I expected, definitely interesting with the secondary characters. Wish we got more background info on them. Did not feel like it was written in the time period listed.

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