ARC Review: Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf

Missing Pieces

Missing Pieces**
Author: Heather Gudenkauf
Genre: Suspense/Thriller
Release Date: Feb 2, 2016
Publisher:  Mira
ISBN: 0778318656

Target Audience: Adult

My Rating: Gold_starsGold_starsGold_starsGold_starsGold_stars


Lydia Tierney, Sarah Quinlan, Jack Quinlan, Amy Quinlan, Julia Quinlan, Hal Quinlan, Dean Quinlan, Celia Quinlan, Sheriff Verne Gilmore, Margaret Dooley


A woman uncovers earth-shattering secrets about her husband’s family in this chilling page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf

Sarah Quinlan’s husband, Jack, has been haunted for decades by the untimely death of his mother when he was just a teenager, her body found in the cellar of their family farm, the circumstances a mystery. The case rocked the small farm town of Penny Gate, Iowa, where Jack was raised, and for years Jack avoided returning home. But when his beloved aunt Julia is in an accident, hospitalized in a coma, Jack and Sarah are forced to confront the past that they have long evaded.

Upon arriving in Penny Gate, Sarah and Jack are welcomed by the family Jack left behind all those years ago—barely a trace of the wounds that had once devastated them all. But as facts about Julia’s accident begin to surface, Sarah realizes that nothing about the Quinlans is what it seems. Caught in a flurry of unanswered questions, Sarah dives deep into the puzzling rabbit hole of Jack’s past. But the farther in she climbs, the harder it is for her to get out. And soon she is faced with a deadly truth she may not be prepared for.


Gudenkauf does an astounding job of weaving heart-wrenching emotion and brilliant detail into a gripping tale of intrigue and betrayal! A small town murder and a marriage full of lies set the stage for this action-packed thriller that is sure to lead audiences on a journey of discovery, death, and deceit that’s sure to excite. From beginning to glorious end, Missing Pieces is one page-turner you won’t want to miss!

** This book was provided as an ARC in exchange for honest review. **

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Sounds pretty good. I like a nice suspenseful thriller.


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