. “I just get nervous when I’m stopped by the police.”, “No. The mountains on the horizon again. Last edited by Clean Up Bot. When lightning strikes, lives are changed. When we meet Audra, she is driving through Arizona, taking the local and state roads as part of a long journey that began in New York and hopefully will end in San Diego. She did as she was told, Sean and Louise twisting in their seats to watch through the back window. Product details. The cruiser maintained its distance, maybe fifty yards, neither gaining nor falling back. His father’s sharp features and fair hair, but his mother’s long limbs. I can get rid of some stuff there.”, “Silver Water?” he asked. Another mile marker, and a sign that said: SILVER WATER NEXT RIGHT. That mewling voice that said he was tired and grumpy and liable to get difficult. As if on cue, that pain between her shoulder blades, like the muscles back there coming unstitched. “Evening, ma’am,” he said. Here and Gone by Haylen Beck, 9781784705855, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Not that close. Audra put a hand over her mouth, kept her silence as he surveyed the packed boxes, bags of clothes, two baskets full of toys. Sean and Louise guffawed when she burped, and she turned to grin at them. When she's pulled over by an unsettling local sheriff, things soon go awry and she is taken into custody. HERE AND GONE is a long nightmare, a living one experienced by Audra Kinney. “Either way, still more than a mile to Silver Water, narrow road, lot of switchbacks. But this, now, was fear. Edit. It begins with a woman fleeing through Arizona with her kids in tow, trying to escape an abusive marriage. Here and Gone is a gripping, wonderfully tense suspense thriller about a mother's desperate fight to recover her stolen children from corrupt authorities. Between here and gone by Barbara Ferrer, 2016, Diversion Books edition, in English - First Diversion Books edition. It wasn’t like she was a fugitive, was it? When her friend casually invites her out to San Diego, she packs up the car and heads west. Recommended to book clubs by 1 of 1 members. ‎ 'A brilliant, relentless rollercoaster of suspense that shreds your emotions' PETER JAMES Audra has finally left her abusive husband. And then the cops start saying they never saw any kids with her, that if they're gone … BECCA On a sunny day in Chapel Hill, North Yes, she knew what it was. Description. I tell you, though, I think this is a touch more than could be considered for personal use. Here and Gone is an outstanding story of intrigue, mystery and romance. She could see the driver now, a broad head, broader shoulders, thick fingers on the wheel. “It’s not mine,” she said. Audra imagined a motel, a nice clean one, with a shower—oh God, a shower—or, even better, a bath. Twitter. “And this?”. Audra went to the door and out into the wall of heat. “What?”. Email or call for price . I can’t let you drive like that.”. A lot could happen between here and there. Both cars halted, shrouded in dust so that Audra could barely see the other, apart from its lights still spinning and flashing. But not far. About the Book Here and Gone. When the story hits the media, the only person who credits Audra’s frantic claims that the last she saw of her kids was Whiteside’s ordering a deputy to drive them away to “somewhere safe” is a stranger, San Francisco gang member Danny “Knife Boy” Lee—because he’s convinced something similar happened to his wife and daughter five years earlier. So it’s going to be a long and serious talk.”. “I don’t know,” she said, and she wondered, could it be? She had given up counting them; it only made the journey slower. Start by marking “Here and Gone” as Want to Read: Error rating book. This is their chance for a fresh start… This is a story delivered through multiple viewpoints, and interspersed with reports and emails in the narrative. Audra swallowed, shifted her hands on the wheel, fresh sweat prickling on her back. This is a suspense novel written by the Irish crime writer, Stuart Neville, using the pen name "Haylen Beck." This is a book that lives up to the buzz.” – Alafair Burke, New York Times bestselling author of The Ex   "A fast-paced, engrossing thriller energized from the first few words, a book that probes the internal resources ordinary people can summon in extraordinary circumstances while never straying from a racehorse of a story set against a relentless clock. “We can get something to eat. His car was found all bloody but he was not in it. Hot on the heels of rescuing his cousin Bill and Bill's friend, Stan from an Alabama electric chair, our wildly inappropriate hero, Vincent Gambini heads ... Combinando elementos de la ficción hiperrealista con el thriller psicológico y la novela negra, Peter ... Combinando elementos de la ficción hiperrealista con el thriller psicológico y la novela negra, Peter Louise dozed beside him in her booster chair, her mouth open, blonde sweat-damp hair stuck to her forehead. Twitter. Meanwhile, halfway across the country a man hears the frenzied news reports about the missing kids, which are eerily similar to events in his own past. Com- mon sense told her no, they almost certainly weren’t. Just you stay put and keep an eye on your sister. “Yes, I’m sure,” she said, but a small part of her thought, there was a time, wasn’t there? Filled with irony, ... “American History Revised is as informative as it is entertaining and humorous. “I got a little left. Overview Here and Gone is a gripping, wonderfully tense suspense thriller about a mother's desperate fight to recover her stolen children from corrupt authorities. “Yeah, that was a good one,” Louise said. Heat in her eyes, tears threatening, her hands beginning to shake. Thank God she’d had the eight-year-old station wagon’s AC serviced earlier in the year. You’re going to have to leave some stuff behind, I’ll tell you that right now. Last edited by ImportBot. Thankfully, those teetering WTR stacks can... To see what your friends thought of this book, There's no talk about any "new life". They’re not looking for you. Just sit tight, let Mommy handle it.”. She held Gogo in her lap, the ragged remains of the stuffed bunny she’d had since she was a baby. Sean craned his neck to see out the back window. In the end, beyond the nerve-wracking premise, there just aren't enough surprises. Embed. The premise is undoubtedly chilling—almost too much so, making it difficult to enjoy the book as "entertainment." Another mile marker, and she said, “Not far now, maybe another two miles, all right?”, Louise’s hands shot up and she let out a quiet, “Yay.”. No way the bag could have followed her here, no matter how careless she was. She leaned in, looked down into the dim innards of the box. When she's pulled over by an unsettling local sheriff, things soon go awry and she is taken into custody. The cop would start paying attention. Description. This year, we've all got more reason than usual to hunker down inside during the coldest months. Agent: Nat Sobel, Sobel Weber Associates. This story had an intensity to it that had me turning the pages as quickly as possible, curious to find out how it would all wrap up. It doesn't get better than this ’ LEE CHILD Her fresh start is about to turn into a nightmare… Audra has finally left he… Can you imagine driving with your children and being pulled over by the local sheriff on a lonely Arizona road, taken into custody for a trumped up charge, your children not permitted to stay with you and then at the police station when you ask "Are my children safe?" (June), "A tension-laden, sometimes disturbing story with a viselike grip that won’t let go…Here and Gone is terrifyingly realistic from the start to its finale.”  - Associated Press“A fantastic thriller - a lone woman, a nightmare scenario, high stakes, breathless suspense, and a satisfying conclusion. She’d always been more prone to ill- ness than her brother, was small for her age, and skinny. Search . This was a quick, gripping and fast-paced novel that I read along with my fantastic “sisters” Norma, Brenda and Kaceey. Could it? It didn’t matter. She’d been doing that since early this morning, the cough becoming more persistent through the day. Add to Wish List. Audra unscrewed the cap, held the bottle to Louise’s lips. Don’t let them see you lose it. In San Francisco, however, a young man named Danny Lee hears about what is happening and decides to fly down to Arizona. Audra didn’t know, she’d have to check a map to remind herself of the geography. One good strong cup would get her through the next few miles. Javascript is not enabled in your browser. She shaded her eyes with her hand, looked around, saw no sign of the car. Once I reached that epinephrine shot, the rest of my night was Here and Gone." Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser. By Haylen Beck, Abby Craden (Read by) $48.00 . An abused wife, Audra McKinney has decided to leave her husband and take their two children with her. Above them, a sheet of deep blue, faint smears of white, a yellowing as the sun traveled west to the horizon. No. An elderly lady with dyed black hair sat behind the counter at the far end of the store, a pen in one hand, a puzzle book in the other. "Now you two," she said, "isn't it time you gave me another grandchild? Her cheeks and forearms took the force of the sun, her pale freckled skin unaccustomed to the sheer ferocity of it. She pulled the wheel to the right, back onto her own side of the road, and the truck passed, the driver giving her a dirty look. Too late, she realized the only car parked in front was a police cruiser. She shook her head and said, “That’s not mine.”, “I’d say that looks a lot like marijuana. Fl. “Okay. No matter. Then she gave a cough, a rattle beneath it. Here and Gone (Book) : Beck, Haylen : A woman is fleeing through Arizona with her kids in tow, trying to escape an abusive marriage. Pinterest. It begins with a woman fleeing through Arizona with her kids in tow, trying to escape an abusive marriage. She brought the keys back to the sheriff—Whiteside, wasn’t it?—and handed them over. June 20th 2017 Take it easy, she told herself. This book moves fast but I would have liked more action. Audra allowed herself a brief study of the cruiser as she slipped on her shades: one person in the driver’s seat, male or female, she couldn’t tell. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. She is running but her kids don’t know. “Sir, I swear to God, that’s not mine and I don’t know where it came from.”, “Like I said, ma’am, we’re going to have a talk about that.” Whiteside set the baggie on top of the blankets and reached for the cuffs on his belt. When she gets to the station, her kids are gone, and the cops claim they never saw any kids with her--that if they're gone … I really wanted to love this book because it sounds so good! When lightning strikes, lives are changed. She lifted her purse from the passenger seat, her sunglasses from the cup holder. But when Audra asks later to see her children...... HAYLEN BECK is the pseudonym of acclaimed, Edgar Award-nominated author Stuart Neville, whose crime fiction has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and made best-of-year lists with numerous publications, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Boston Globe. … She climbed out as quickly as she could, closed the door to keep the cool air in, the hot air out. This book may be unable to order. State highway patrol or county sheriff, she couldn’t tell from here. I just mean anytime I have been stopped, I get—”, “I expect you’ll want to know why I pulled you over today.”, “The reason I pulled you over is the car’s overloaded.”, “She’s bearing down on the rear axle. She sat still, the documents still held in her lap, looking up at him. Yeah, dry like the face of the sun, she thought. 0 members reading this now 2 clubs reading this now 2 members have read this book. Facebook. Only when she gets to the station, her kids are gone. She turned in a circle, stretched her limbs as she did so, saw the hills that climbed above and behind the store, the quiet road, the tumbling rolls of desert scrub on the other side. “Mom, what’s happening?” Sean asked. Patrick saying he loved her. She’d been completely straight for the last two. Not even a beer. It is understandable. She reached for the stalk to signal, but before her fingers could touch it, she heard a single electronic WHOOP! Everything’s going to be all right. “I aims to please,” Audra said, looking back to the road ahead. I’m just someone who needed a coffee, maybe a couple of sodas, some potato chips. Audra held the bottle of Coke between her thighs as she unscrewed the cap, then she took a long swallow, the cold fizz burning her tongue and throat. But it was tempered by his insistence on stopping her. One minute Audra is submitting to what seems a routine traffic stop in an Arizona backwater, the next she’s in a cell facing charges of marijuana possession with intent to distribute, 10-year-old Sean and six-year-old Louise have disappeared, and Sheriff Ronald Whiteside insists that no children were in the car when he pulled her over. No traffic, she didn’t have to wait at the intersection. Book Overview Here and Gone is a gripping, wonderfully tense suspense thriller about a mother's desperate fight to recover her stolen children from corrupt authorities. But still, that small and terrified part of her brain wouldn’t let go of the fear, wouldn’t quit telling her they were watching, searching for her. The cruiser slowed and pulled in behind her. It begins with a woman fleeing … There, she found a ten folded inside a drugstore receipt, and handed it over, waited for her change. Only when she gets to the station, her kids are gone. Here and Gone A Novel (Book) : Beck, Haylen : "Here and Gone is a gripping, wonderfully tense suspense thriller about a mother's desperate fight to recover her stolen children from corrupt authorities. He pointed inside the box with his right hand. Travelling from New York en route to new beginnings, the family stops at a roadside shop in the Arizona desert for drinks and snacks. Only when she gets to the station, her kids are gone. So much had been asked of him, and he had endured. It begins with a woman fleeing through Arizona with her kids in tow, trying to escape an abusive marriage. No question what it was. It begins with a … Heat screamed in as she opened the driver’s door. The car rose onto an expanse of flat land, desert stretching out all around, mountains to the north. She gripped the wheel tight, to hide the shakes. Here and Gone is the story of Audra Kinney and her two children. “Step onto the shoulder for me,” he said, pointing to the dirt at the side of the road. “Do me a favor and shut the engine off, please.”. “See?” Audra said. The cruiser’s door opened, and the cop climbed out. I have been reading a lot of books lately where the husband does deplorable things. Available to order! A dozen pistols of different shapes and sizes, revolvers, semi-automatics, at least as far as she could tell. A dark stain on the ground where the cop had poured his drink out, the ghosts of tires on the grit. Here and Gone A Novel (Book) : Beck, Haylen : "It begins with a woman fleeing through Arizona with her kids in tow, trying to escape an abusive marriage. But she hadn’t used in years. Audra smiled once more, already feeling the water on her skin. The car’s engine rumbled as the convenience store shrank in the rearview mirror. 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