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Local Woman Missing

By Mary Kubica
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Publisher Description

New York Times Bestseller

"Dark and twisty, with white-knuckle tension and jaw-dropping surprises." —Riley Sager, New York Times bestselling author of Home Before Dark

In this smart and chilling thriller, master of suspense Mary Kubica, author of Just the Nicest Couple, takes domestic secrets to a whole new level, showing that some people will stop at nothing to keep the truth buried.

People don't just disappear without a trace…

Shelby Tebow is the first to go missing. Not long after, Meredith Dickey and her six-year-old daughter, Delilah, vanish just blocks away from where Shelby was last seen, striking fear into their once-peaceful community. Are these incidents connected? After an elusive search that yields more questions than answers, the case eventually goes cold.

Now, eleven years later, Delilah shockingly returns. Everyone wants to know what happened to her, but no one is prepared for what they'll find…

Don't miss Mary Kubica's twisty new thriller, Just the Nicest Couple!

Look for these other pulse-pounding thrillers by New York Times bestselling author Mary Kubica:
  • The Good Girl
  • Pretty Baby
  • Don't You Cry
  • Every Last Lie
  • When the Lights Go Out
  • The Other Mrs.
  • Just the Nicest Couple
  • She's Not Sorry

1168 Reviews

Surprised Face with Open Mouth“This was wild and I really didn’t see that ending coming at all and was pretty saddened by it. Just goes to show people can be extremely deceiving. I was very hooked and read quickly. I felt emotionally invested in but slightly skeptical of every character which is great writing in my book. Looking forward to reading more from Mary.”
Characters change and growMulti-layered charactersAddictiveFast-pacedSuspensefulViolence
Surprised Face with Open Mouth“There were so many characters in this book, but how everything pieced together was mindblowing! Seriously one of the best thrillers I’ve read this year!”
Believable charactersCharacters change and growMulti-layered charactersDescriptive writingSuspensefulTwistyUnpredictableRealistic settingDarkThought-provoking
Anxious Face with sweat“Hands down one of the best books I’ve read. Such an incredible twist that made me audibly gasp! Sooo good!!”
Believable charactersMulti-layered charactersDescriptive writingFast-pacedTwistyUnpredictableDark settingHeartbreaking
Expressionless Face“Nope didn’t do it for me. If it was realistic Delilah slash carly would have been in the hospital so long when found and the one cop on her case lying about the dna also the condition of the real delilah being found. The math ain’t mathing. Over all the ending was too far fetch with everything happening at once. Idk”
Obstacles overcome too easilyUnengaging charactersUnsatisfying ending
Thinking Face“I liked this book more than I thought I would. I didn’t love that they gave so many different “it could be them” storylines, but I guess it made it a little more shocking when you found out who it was. I’d recommend. I liked that it was fast paced.”

About Mary Kubica

Mary Kubica is a New York Times bestselling author of thrillers including The Good Girl, The Other Mrs., Local Woman Missing and Just the Nicest Couple. Her books have been translated into over thirty languages and have sold over two million copies worldwide. Her novels have been praised as “hypnotic” (People) and “thrilling and illuminating” (L.A. Times). She lives outside of Chicago with her husband and children.

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