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Vanish

Narrated by: Lorelei King
Series: Rizzoli and Isles, Book 5
Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

A blessed event becomes a nightmare for pregnant homicide detective Jane Rizzoli when she finds herself on the wrong side of a hostage crisis in this timely and relentless new thriller from the New York Times best-selling author of Body Double. A nameless, beautiful woman appears to be just another corpse in the morgue. An apparent suicide, she lies on a gurney, awaiting the dissecting scalpel of medical examiner Maura Isles. But when Maura unzips the body bag and looks down at the body, she gets the fright of her life. The corpse opens its eyes. Very much alive, the woman is rushed to the hospital, where with shockingly cool precision, she murders a security guard and seizes hostages... one of them a pregnant patient, Jane Rizzoli. Who is this violent, desperate soul, and what does she want? As the tense hours tick by, Maura joins forces with Jane's husband, FBI agent Gabriel Dean, to track down the mysterious killer's identity. When federal agents suddenly appear on the scene, Maura and Gabriel realize that they are dealing with a case that goes far deeper than just an ordinary hostage crisis. Only Jane, trapped with the armed madwoman, holds the key to the mystery. And only she can solve it, if she survives the night.

©2006 Tess Gerritsen (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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What a journey

So gripping! loved it from start to end. scary, emotional, not predictable. The best of the series so far!

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Loved it!

I’m absolutely loving this series! I have been kept on the edge of my seat throughout this book. I was horrified but I couldn’t stop reading it was wonderful!

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Realy enjoyed this book.

Still consider the storyline very far fetched and out there but Loreli King make all that go away. great reader

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  • Deb
  • 10-10-2016

Another good story

Good storyline, needed more readers for all of the characters. lots of characters to fit into the story but were all necessary to make the story.

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  • Lolah
  • 17-06-2017

An excellent story, well-narrated

An excellent Rizzoli & Isles book that combines an excellent murder-mystery story with themes on sex trafficking, beautifully brought together in a blend that highlights the issues without preaching. Great writing with lively characters that bring the action to life. An excellent story, well-narrated in the audiobook, that I highly recommend for murder-mystery and crime lovers, and of course all R&I fans!

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  • Scottish reviewer
  • 13-10-2019

What a belter

I did not know when I chose this book that it was the writer of an American drama called rizzoli & Isles. Having seen the show once or twice way back some years, I was able to visualise the characters, can I say it was so much better than the tv series and a thriller rather than an account the 2 ladies. A really twister & page turner of a plot.

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  • Paxbungle
  • 03-11-2016

Caution - have changed the title.

Previously listed with Rizzoli & Isles added onto the title.

Now listed simply as Vanish.

Which would all be fine, if it weren't for Audible now listing it as a book that has not been purchased.

I thought it was one of the ones missing from the series, that had become available, and so got it gladly, only to find a book already in my library that was identical in all but title.

What a waste of a credit.

I will be more careful in future.

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  • JulieB
  • 30-07-2018

Harrowing & gripping story

Could not put this book down! This is a brutal and distressing story handled sensitively, top notch Tess Gerritsen.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-07-2018

disappointing

I love Gerrison books so knew the story would be good. Sadly I couldn't get on with the narrator's accent and found myself switching off

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-07-2018

Engaging and thought provoking

The story was engaging and the characters believable. Some of the story was tough to listen to but it did make me think about how life must be like for such people in real life. Very well narrated.

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  • Ann Parsons
  • 03-06-2018

Confused

It's ok but because it jumps from one store to another i found it hard to get to grips with .

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  • Rosemary White
  • 29-04-2018

I lost sleep listening to this book.

Rizzoli and isles in the midst of trouble. Throughly believable, unfortunately. Tess Gerritson has written another brilliant book. Lorelai King is an excellent narrator. Murder, mystery and danger for the heroines. This is a stand alone story so you don't need to follow the series, in any case, you won't be disappointed.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 13-02-2018

brilliant

thoroughly enjoyed this book. easy to keep up with the plot line. close to the bone at times.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 31-01-2018

Gripping

This was an amazing gripping story with fab narration. She makes every character stand out. All with different voices. A great buy.

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