Compulsively readable and masterfully plotted, Long Gone does not disappoint.
The nightmare is only just beginning.
After months of unemployment, Alice Humphrey lands her dream job - managing a Manhattan art gallery in the trendy Meatpacking District. According to recruiter Drew Campbell, the gallery is a passion of its anonymous owner, who remains uninvolved in its daily operations.
But she arrives one morning and walks into a nightmare: the space is empty except for the dead body of Drew Campbell. Alice soon finds herself at the centre of the police investigation.
When every thread of the investigation leads back to her, Alice knows she has been set up. But who is out to get her?
A former deputy district attorney, Alafair Burke now teaches criminal law at Hofstra Law School and lives in New York City. Alafair is the daughter of the acclaimed crime writer James Lee Burke.