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Vanished by Danielle Steel

Vanished (1993)

by Danielle Steel

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From one of the book boxes that Moem sent to me, this book is looking for a new home.
  BoekenTrol71 | Mar 31, 2013 |
The book is just for a read when you really have nothing to do. The plot in the beginning is quite nice, but the middle part and the last part is pretty tasteless. I am even surprised she can write this kind of book. Please don't read it. ( )
  hninn | Dec 29, 2012 |
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  Diane2 | Apr 22, 2007 |
Aubrey was kind and worked to the bone. Dottie was strange. For five years they were bound together with the little girl, strange love and desperation ( )
  saucecav | May 20, 2006 |
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In the late 1930s in New York, Marielle Patterson shares her life with her husband Malcolm and their little boy Teddy. But their lives are filled with secrets. Haunted by a past she has kept secret even from her husband, Marielle secretly lights a candle each year for a child who died in a tragic accident when he was scarcely more than a baby. Then Marielle runs into her first love, American expatriate Charles Delauney. And when her little Teddy is kidnapped Charles is first blamed, then arrested, as the Pattersons, the New York Police and the FBI turn the country upside down, looking for Teddy. A terrifying court drama seeks to put Charles Delauney behind bars, as a series of revelations begin to unravel the truth about Marielle, Charles, and Malcolm. Piece by piece the uncovering of their pasts creates a complex mosaic of the motives and passions controlling their lives. Vanished is an intriguing tale of guilt, desire and suspense, and people one can't easily forget, as they are drawn inexorably together, seeking the child that...vanished.
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Vanished tells the story of a man and woman faced with an almost unthinkable tragedy—the mysterious abduction of their son.

In the late 1930s, in the shadow of the Lindbergh kidnapping, and as war looms in Europe, Marielle Patterson shares and elegant Manhattan brownstone with her husband, Malcolm, and their little boy, Teddy. Though the couple's lives are filled with secrets, Marielle is a devoted wife and mother, and Malcolm is a man everyone admires.

On the eve of Teddy's disappearance, Marielle runs into her first love, American expatriate Charles Delauney. And when Teddy is kidnapped, Charles is first blamed, then arrested. But as the search for Teddy widens, even Marielle is scrutinized by the FBI and special agent John Taylor. Suspicions and accusations mingle with terror and heartbreak as every threat, every failure, every fear, is remembered, examined, explored.

During Charles Delauney's trial, a series of revalations begins to unravel the about Marielle, Charles, and Malcolm, uncovering the motives and passions controlling their lives.

Vanished is a tale of guilt, desire, suspense, and of people drawn inexorably together, seeking the child who... vanished.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:20:53 -0400)

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In the 1930s, Marielle Patterson, the wife of a successful New York City businesman, is plunged into a nightmare when her son is kidnapped and a former lover is arrested for the crime.

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