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The resolution of this gripping novel astonishes, and. This is the first book of steiners that i have read. Book club questions for missing, presumed by susie steiner october 1, 2016 books books crime and thriller fiction missing presumed honest, insightful and refreshing, missing, presumed by susie steiner has been compared to authors such as kate atkinson and tana french, in part due to its wonderfully character driven story. Susie steiner solidified the promise of last years debut, missing, presumed, with another hyperrealistic police procedural, persons unknown borough. I dont customarily have difficulty with accents, but the combo of poor sound quality coupled with an elongated and insufficiently distinct voice lead to confusion about characters and places. If the court is satisfied that the missing person has died, it should also decide when that person died. This fascinating look into the life and case studies of one of americas most wellknown psychic crime profilers offers readers rare insiders perspective.1379 208 274 102 753 933 117 687 1477 222 1612 1305 737 1024 1169 1439 685 447 286 1536 66 1021 1136 185 1287 622 162 1162 1263 574 1496 225 823 224 1035 921 1346 1396 934 90