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If I Disappear

(2021)
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“This new novel has more twists and fakeouts than an episode of Serial.”
Rolling Stone

“An eerie, twisted thriller sure to shake up the most seasoned true crime die-hard."
—Harper's Bazaar


A Most Anticipated Book of 2021 by Rolling Stone CNN • E! Online • Buzzfeed New York Post Popsugar • Woman's Day Crime Reads • Hello Giggles 

When her favorite true crime podcast host goes missing, an adrift young woman sets out to investigate and plunges headfirst into the wild backcountry of Northern California and her own dangerous obsession.


Sera loves true crime podcasts. They give her a sense of control in a world where women just like her disappear daily. She's sure they are preparing her for something. So when Rachel, her favorite podcast host, goes missing, Sera knows it's time to act. Rachel has always taught her to trust her instincts.

Sera follows the clues hidden in the episodes to an isolated ranch outside Rachel's small hometown to begin her search. She's convinced her investigation will make Rachel so proud. But the more Sera digs into this unfamiliar world, the more
off things start to feel. Because Rachel is not the first woman to vanish from the ranch, and she won't be the last...

Rachel did try to warn her.


Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A spellbinding tale of obsession and isolation, and the darkness that can unspool when the two intertwine. Thick with atmosphere and dripping with tension, this is a book you'll want to devour in one sitting--if you dare." - Kathleen Barber

"Subtle, surprising, and genuinely scary...an unflinching exploration of our obsession with true crime and the darkness marbling our psyches. With sinewy prose and nuanced observations about the female experience, this debut marks a ferocious new voice." - Andrea Bartz

"A clever, sinister read with a surprising sting in the tail." - Kimberly Belle

"Sleek, exciting, and twisty." - Rene Denfeld

"A fascinating, twisty, beautifully written tale with an unforgettable premise and an ending you won't see coming...a delight from start to finish." - Louise O'Neill

"This sinister take on the true crime media phenomenon is sure to send chills up your spine!" - Katherine St John

"A propulsive thrill ride full of surprises right through the firecracker ending." - Lisa Unger

"Every page is packed with feral tension. Fans of true crime podcasts will love the chilling tale Brazier has woven. I won't sleep for days." - Stephanie Wrobel


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