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Publisher's Summary

Too many secrets can kill.
The small Hispanic community of Aspen Falls, Colorado, is keeping a secret. Some of their own are missing, and they don't dare go to the authorities for help - that is until Elizabeth Benavides' sister goes missing, then all bets are off as the determined young woman demands answers.
Senior Detective Chase Waters finds himself working the most interesting case of his career - one that comes closer to home than he could ever imagine. A case that threatens to tear his family apart.
Are the mutilated bodies of young men and women the resultof cult - or commerce? How many more people have to die before his team ofdetectives figure it out?
The Missings entertains as it explores two issues our society faces: illegal immigration and organ donation.
©2012 Peg Brantley (P)2014 Peg Brantley
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By PerryMartinBookReviews on 06-30-14

Life or Death Who gets to Choose???

What made the experience of listening to The Missings the most enjoyable?

I listen while I drive.

What did you like best about this story?

The real fear of a community even among legal citizens is overwhelming in immigrant communities and crimes are not reported way to often.

What about Eric Nutting’s performance did you like?

Solid Narrator

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

It could be but doesn't have to be to enjoy.

Any additional comments?

Peg Brantley's The Missings Narrated by Eric Nutting is a Mystery/Detective Procedural that takes place in the small Hispanic community of Aspen Falls, Colorado.

When some of the community go missing they are reluctant to go to the authorities out of fear and the legal status of many in the community. 

When Elizebeth Benavides sister goes missing she challenges the communities silence and demands the authorities do something. 

Senior Detective Chase Waters looks into the case and when the other missing people are brought to his attention he works all his contacts to solve, what truely is a mystery.

When Detective Waters investigation takes him to the doors of a private hospital for the Rich he looks for a connection. The one he finds brings the case much to close to home for him.

The Missings is a must read. It speaks to the Fear of the Police by law abiding and even legal citizens and the unreported crimes they face. This is a mystery where life and death lay in the balance.

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By Teresa on 06-14-14

A Good Police Crime Drama

Where does The Missings rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

I liked this book, especially some of the issues that were addressed. There were many issues that take place in this story and sadly within society.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I didn't really have a fovorite character. I wanted there to be a character that I was more able to identify with.

What does Eric Nutting bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Eric Nutting was a fine narrator and I look forward to more from him. Also I think that Peg Brantley is a very talented author and I will continue listening to her.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I wanted to but I had to take breaks. This was a book that I'm glad I listened to but I think it could have had more plot twists with the good storyline that it did have.

Any additional comments?

I think this book is definitely worth listening to. I still enjoyed it and I received this audiobook free of charge in exchange for an unbiased review.

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