Two Days Gone (Ryan DeMarco Mystery #1) (Paperback)

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This is book number 1 in the Ryan DeMarco Mystery series.

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You'll be hooked from the start with this intense crime novel. Thomas Huston is a popular college professor and bestselling author who seems to have it all but when his family is found murdered in their home he goes on the run and becomes the prime suspect. Ryan DeMarco is a police sergeant with a tortured past and a reputation as an officer with discipline problems. As DeMarco begins to examine Huston's personal life he discovers a half finished manuscript that may hold the clues to the identity of the family's killer. The characters are deftly drawn, the writing is sharp while the plot twists and turns and doesn't let up.

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HAMMETT PRIZE NOMINEE

The perfect family. The perfect house. The perfect life. All gone now.

What could cause a man, when all the stars of fortune are shining upon him, to suddenly snap and destroy everything he has built? This is the question that haunts Sergeant Ryan DeMarco after the wife and children of beloved college professor and bestselling author Thomas Huston are found slaughtered in their home. Huston himself has disappeared and so is immediately cast as the prime suspect.

DeMarco knows--or thinks he knows--that Huston couldn't have been capable of murdering his family. But if Huston is innocent, why is he on the run? And does the half-finished manuscript he left behind contain clues to the mystery of his family's killer?

A masterful new thriller by acclaimed author Randall Silvis, Two Days Gone is a taut, suspenseful story that will break your heart as much as it will haunt your dreams.

" a] chilly suspense novel." -- The New York Times Sunday Book Review

"...a suspenseful, literary thriller that will resonate with readers long after the book is finished. A terrific choice for Dennis Lehane fans." -- Library Journal, Starred Review

"An absolute gem of literary suspense... told in a smooth, assured, and often haunting voice, Two Days Gone is a terrific read." --Michael Koryta, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Wish Me Dead



Product Details
ISBN: 9781492639732
ISBN-10: 1492639737
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Publication Date: January 10th, 2017
Pages: 400
Language: English
Series: Ryan DeMarco Mystery