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The Vanishing Season

(2017)
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"A gripping and powerful read. It is what we call edge-of-your-seat, rollercoaster of a thriller. You will not be able to put it down before you finish it." - The Washington Book Review

Winner of the Minotaur Books/Mystery Writers of America First Crime Novel Competition, Joanna Schaffhausen's accomplished debut, The Vanishing Season, will grip readers from the opening page to the stunning conclusion.

Ellery Hathaway knows about serial killers, but not through her police training. She's an officer in sleepy Woodbury, MA, where a bicycle theft still makes the newspapers. No one there knows she was once victim number seventeen in the grisly story of serial killer Francis Michael Coben. The only one who lived.

When three people disappear from her town in three years, all around her birthday - the day she was kidnapped so long ago - Ellery fears someone knows her secret. Someone very dangerous. Her superiors dismiss her concerns, but Ellery knows the vanishing season is coming and anyone could be next. She contacts the one man she knows will believe her: the FBI agent who saved her from a killer's closet all those years ago.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"A gripping debut with a plot twist readers won’t see coming." - Hallie Ephron


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Used availability for Joanna Schaffhausen's The Vanishing Season

Hardback Editions

December 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Vanishing Season: A Mystery (Ellery Hathaway)
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
ISBN: 1-250-12604-5 / 978-1-250-12604-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

January 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Vanishing Season: A Mystery (Ellery Hathaway)
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
ISBN: 1-250-19955-7 / 978-1-250-19955-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Vanishing Season
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
ISBN: 1-78565-713-5 / 978-1-78565-713-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

December 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Vanishing Season: A Mystery
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
ISBN: 1-5384-9416-7 / 978-1-5384-9416-5
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


December 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Vanishing Season: A Mystery - Library Edition
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
ISBN: 1-5384-9415-9 / 978-1-5384-9415-8
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2017 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Vanishing Season
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
ISBN: 1-5384-9417-5 / 978-1-5384-9417-2
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Season
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


December 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Vanishing Season
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Vanishing Season
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
Publisher: Titan Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


December 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Vanishing Season: A Mystery (Ellery Hathaway Book 1)
Author(s): Joanna Schaffhausen
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon CA