By Mary Higgins Clark
From America’s Queen of Suspense and number one New York Times bestselling writer comes a gripping story of a tender girl attempting to get to the bottom of the secret of a kin tragedy—a quest with terrifying repercussions.
It has been ten years considering twenty-one-year-old Charles MacKenzie Jr. (“Mack”) went lacking. A Columbia college senior, approximately to graduate and already permitted at Duke college legislation tuition, he walked out of his condominium on Manhattan’s top West part with out a note to his collage roommates and hasn't ever been noticeable back. even though, he does make one ritual mobile name to his mom each year: on Mother’s Day. whenever, he assures her he's advantageous, refuses to respond to her frantic questions, then hangs up. Even the demise of his father, a company attorney, within the tragedy of 11th of September doesn't convey him domestic or holiday the development of his calls.
Mack’s sister, Carolyn, is now twenty-six, a legislations university graduate, and has simply complete her clerkship for a civil court docket pass judgement on in new york. She has persisted relatives tragedies, but she realizes that she's going to by no means have the capacity to have closure and get on along with her existence until eventually she unearths her brother. She resolves to find what occurred to Mack and why he has discovered it essential to disguise from them. So this yr whilst Mack makes his annual Mother’s Day name, Carolyn interrupts to announce her purpose to trace him down, it doesn't matter what it takes. the following morning after Mass, her uncle, Monsignor Devon MacKenzie, gets a scrawled message left within the assortment basket: “Uncle Devon, inform Carolyn she mustn't ever search for me.”