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The Missing

(2016)
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After a girl she knows from school goes missing and is found dead in the Red River, Feather is shocked when the police write it off as a suicide. Then, it's Feather's best friend, Mia, who vanishes - but Mia's mom and abusive stepfather paint Mia as a frequent runaway, so the authorities won't investigate her disappearance either. Everyone knows that Native girls are disappearing and being killed, but no one is connecting the dots.

When Feather's brother Kiowa is arrested under suspicion of Mia's abduction, Feather knows she has to clear his name. What Feather doesn't know is that the young serial killer who has taken Mia has become obsessed with Feather, and her investigation is leading her into terrible danger.

Using as its background the ongoing circumstance of unsolved cases of missing and murdered Aboriginal women, this fictional thriller set in Winnipeg explores one teenager's response to a system that has long denied and misrepresented the problem.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : Canada Hardback
Title: The Missing
Author(s): Melanie Florence
ISBN: 1-4594-1088-2 / 978-1-4594-1088-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Lorimer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

August 2016 : Canada Paperback
Title: The Missing
Author(s): Melanie Florence
ISBN: 1-4594-1125-0 / 978-1-4594-1125-8 (Canada edition)
Publisher: James Lorimer & Co
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2016 : Canada Paperback
Title: The Missing
Author(s): Melanie Florence
ISBN: 1-4594-1085-8 / 978-1-4594-1085-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Lorimer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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