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The Vanishing Season

The Collector, Book 4
Narrated by: Will Damron, Jesse Vilinsky
Series: The Collector, Book 4
Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
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Summary

A recent abduction becomes an unexpected link to a decades-long spree of unspeakable crimes.

Eight-year-old Brooklyn Mercer has gone missing. And as accustomed as FBI agents Eliza Sterling and Brandon Eddison are to such harrowing cases, this one has struck a nerve. It marks the anniversary of the disappearance of Eddison’s own little sister. Disturbing, too, is the girl’s resemblance to Eliza - so uncanny they could be mother and daughter. 

With Eddison’s unsettled past rising again with rage and pain, Eliza is determined to solve this case at any cost. But the closer she looks, the more reluctant she is to divulge to her increasingly shaken partner what she finds. Brooklyn isn’t the only girl of her exact description to go missing. She’s just the latest in a frightening pattern going back decades in cities throughout the entire country. 

In a race against time, Eliza’s determined to bring Brooklyn home and somehow find the link to the cold case that has haunted Eddison - and the entire Crimes Against Children team - since its inception.

©2019 by Dot Hutchison. (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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love everything by Dot Hutchison
can't wait for another by this author. Don't hesitate to download this.

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  • Laura Em
  • 27-05-19

Love but really annoyed

I love this series! I have ever since I read about the butterflies. But sometimes I want to remind the author that not all of us are multilingual. I know a bit of Spanish, but when they go off into conversations it’s very frustrating and makes me wonder what I’m missing.

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  • Gloria P.
  • 24-05-19

What an amazing journey this series has been

I absolutely loved this book. I cried and I laughed. These characters have become like family and good friends. I just can not say enough about how much this book touched my soul.

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  • Ann
  • 01-06-19

NO MYSTERY HERE

I selected this audiobook because it was advertised as a mystery and the exceptional Will Damron was listed as the primary narrator (his name being listed first). But after struggling to listen to the very end of the story, I felt swindled; this is not a mystery, and Damron's role is extremely limited (perhaps 15% of the narration). The story begins okay within the mystery genre but quickly sinks into hours of totally non-mystery-related dialogue and monotonous juvenile and unprofessional interactions among the FBI agents assigned to the case (including the preachy agent Eliza Sterling, adequately narrated by Jesse Vilinsky), all of which is totally unnecessary and eventually becomes rather irritating. The male FBI character Brandon Eddison (Damron's role) is unlikeable, with extreme anger and guilt issues that need urgent psychological intervention. This audiobook is a definite "no, Dude".

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-19

need to learn spanish to get it

great story great ending to a crime series if they make movies about this i really hope it goes more the bone collector like rather than the girl on the train route . my only trouble with this book is that you need to be bilingual to listen to IT. im from Chile so my native language is spanish so I had no trouble and my second language is english but I get why people are against this audiobook.

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  • Carmel Bogle
  • 18-06-19

Not the best

I loved the butterfly garden and the sequel to that wasn’t as good but manageable. This one it’s painful to get through. The storyline isn’t good and feels rushed. It’s all over the place and too long. I wanted to enjoy the last of the trilogy but each book has a decline in storyline and plot for me.

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  • Sheltiebear
  • 02-06-19

Not as good as the first couple in series

The first couple of books were less about the romance and more about the creepiness of the crimes. This one seemed to have gotten even softer than the last. The narration was a little annoying with the voicing of the little children but I understand why it is done, but still a bit annoying.

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  • Bobbi
  • 14-11-19

A great book

The hunt for the serial killer is riveting as well as frightening. The characters that have been in all four books in this series, are as endearing as always. I always enjoy a strong female protagonist as in this book. I would highly recommend this series. The two narrators for this book if a wonderful performance.

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  • Jinxy
  • 22-10-19

Absolutely amazing!

Such an amazing continuation while a stand alone story. I can't say enough good things about this story. Excellent!

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  • Cyndi Gariepy
  • 17-10-19

boring and over use of fillers

this book had a lot of filler and worked too hard to try and educate the reader.

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  • Lorraine Vazquez
  • 10-10-19

best one yet..!!

I loved this one most from the series. It comes full circle. Great ending. Enjoy