By John Searles
It's June 1971. Dominick Pindle, a tenderhearted yet aimless Massachusetts teen, spends his nights riding round together with his mom and dragging his wayward father out of bars. overdue one night, Dominick's seek places him face-to-face withhis father's seductive mistress, Edie Kramer. immediately in lust, he starts off a forbidden dating with this gorgeous, mysterious lady. ahead of lengthy, even though, their erotic entanglement results in a stunning demise, and Dominick discovers that the mummy he betrayed concealed secrets and techniques as darkish and damaging as his own.
Charged with the exhilarating narrative velocity of a mystery and set in the course of a classy and explosive period, Boy nonetheless Missing is the seriously acclaimed debut novel from John Searles. It renders a deeply affecting portrait of a boy whose passage into maturity proves as complicated and impassioned because the heritage that unfolds prior to his eyes.
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Gabe shook his head as he made his way to the refrigerator for a beer. After the earful Keri had given him, he truly wished them the best. She had been a woman on the rebound, and he had to remember that type of woman was nothing but trouble. CHAPTER TWO Sage Charlotte, North Carolina Sage Dunbar gritted her teeth against the words her boss had just spoken. Taking a deep breath, she reminded herself that Stephen Poole was invincibly arrogant, something he seemed to take pride in. She also had to remind herself that the man was extremely smart and knew the business of marketing, something she was still learning under his wing.
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