Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, #1)

Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, #1) She investigates missing persons now she is one.Private investigator Jessica Shaw is used to getting anonymous tips But after receiving a photo of a three year old kidnapped from Los Angeles twenty five years ago, Jessica is stunned to recognize the little girl as herself.Eager for answers, Jessica heads to LA s dark underbelly When she learns that her biological mother was killed the night she was abducted, Jessica s determined to solve a case the police have forgotten Meanwhile, veteran LAPD detective Jason Pryce is in the midst of a gruesome investigation into a murdered college student moonlighting as a prostitute A chance encounter leads to them crossing paths, but Jessica soon realizes that Pryce is hiding something about her father s checkered history and her mother s death.To solve her mother s murder and her own disappearance, Jessica must dig into the past and find the secrets buried there But the air gets thinner as she crawls closer to the truth, and it s getting harder and harder to breathe. Read Thin Air (Jessica Shaw, #1) – rarefishingbooks.co.uk Missing person PI Jessica Shaw is looking for her next gig when she realizes that she is her own client Alicia Lavelle, abducted at age three the night her mother was murdered is Jessica s real identity The picture of the missing girl holding the Barbie, her Barbie is actually Jessica which means her father lied all these years A college student Amy Ong is missing and found butchered in a similar manner to Eleanor Lavelle, Jessica s mother Could there be a connection and if so, Jessica may Missing person PI Jessica Shaw is looking for her next gig when she realizes that she is her own client Alicia Lavelle, abducted at age three the night her mother was murdered is Jessica s real identity The picture of the missing girl holding the Barbie, her Barbie is actually Jessica which means her father lied all these years A college student Amy Ong is missing and found butchered in a similar manner to Eleanor Lavelle, Jessica s mother Could there be a connection and if so, Jessica may be next THIN AIR ismystery than thrilled Lisa Gray hooked me in with the intriguing plot and different points of view I couldn t help to hope
I m mixed about this book For the most part it was OK, sometimes interesting but I did find it easy to put down I figured out the killer the moment the character was introduced so it was important how the investigation went that made the story work For the most part, the investigation was OK There was actually some footwork involved I liked the characters of Price and his partner Medina.I thought it was extremely weird and a little too contrived that all the major players are essentially si I m mixed about this book For the most part it was OK, sometimes interesting but I did find it easy to put down I figured out the killer the moment the character was introduced so it was important how the investigation went that made the story work For the most part, the investigation was OK There was actually some footwork involved I liked the characters of Price and his partner Medina.I thought it was extremely weird and a little too contrived that
Really happy to have chosen this as May s First Read.A novel twist on the private investigator formula What happens when a troubled and drifting PI who specialises mainly in finding missing people gets an anonymous message suggesting she looks into a disappearance from 25 years ago, only to realise the little girl who disappeared was her How does she handle the fact that her whole life may have been a lie, a sham, the people she grew up with weren t who she thought they were and she had a whol Really happy to have chosen this as May s First Read.A novel twist on the private investigator formula What happens when a troubled and drifting PI who specialises mainly in finding missing people gets an anonymous message suggesting she looks into a disappearance from 25 years ago, only to realise the little girl who disappeared was her How does she handle the fact that her whole life may have been a lie, a sham, the people she grew up with weren t who she thought they were and she had a whole other life stolen away from her about which she has no knowledge Well, what happens is she determines to try to solve the mystery, even if what she finds is painful But there are other factors at play, not least a gruesome murder of a beautiful young woman, led by a detective she has seen before Coincidence or twist While I m not sure about the premise of a missing persons private detective basically working as an ambulance chaser looking fo
She investigates missing persons now she is one.I really enjoyed this fast paced un putdownable mystery thriller with an enticing premise that delivered on the nose, and then some The main character, Jessica Shaw, is fun and feisty the kind of girl you want to have on your side and definitely
Intriguing plotMy choice of First Reads for May, the synopsis intrigued me a picture from the past linking Jessica to a murder and a missing child The author goes back and forth between the main characters, each with a different perspective.I try not to
May Kindle Prime read What certainly captivated me about the plot of this book is how the protagonist is listed as a missing person and that she is totally unaware of this The mystery that unravels surrounding her identity is pretty thrilling as the writer pulls in a parallel plot with the murder of a young girl.For a while I found it difficult to see any connection between Jessica s story and Amy s murder The narrative perspective shifts between several key characters and it takes a while for readers to learn abou What certainly captivated me about the plot of this book is how the protagonist is listed as a missing person and that she is totally unaware of this The mystery that unravels surrounding her identity is pretty thrilling as the writer pulls in a parallel plot with the murder of a young girl.For a while I found it difficult to see any connection between Jessica s story and Amy s murder The narrative perspective shifts between several key characters and it takes a while for readers to learn about key events leading up to Amy s murder, for example However, as the plot developed, I found that I h
This is the first book by Lisa Gray that I have read and won t be my last In fact, this one is a series and another one about Jessica Shaw will be coming out soon.Jessica is a Private Detective When her father passed away, she had a hard time with his death She sold everything, and just wanders around the country investigating missing persons and murder cases She takes all kinds of cases though.When she is in a small town going over what case she might take on next, she gets an email from Jo This is the first book by Lisa Gray that I have read and won t be my last In fact, this one is a series and another one about Jessica Shaw will be coming out soon.Jessica is a Private Detective When her father passed away, she had a hard time with his death She sold everything, and just wanders around the country investigating missing persons and murder cases She takes all kinds of cases though.When she is in a small town going over what case she might take on next, she gets an email from John Doe She is given a link to click on, what she finds will changer her whole life She is on a Missing Persons Page, and the picture of a three year old girl, is her Now Jessica, doesn t know who she is and when she finds out information on the case, she finds that the little girl was missing, when her Mother was found dead So her whole life was lies Who was the mother and dad that raised her This one really moves along and didn t guess the ending..I always love
SOME MAY CONSIDER THIS A SPOILER POSITIVES It was a creative concept for mystery Gray s description of Hollywood felt real It was like the set of the series Goliath NEGATIVES Dropping the story of one character when something was about to be revealed in one chapter and taking up another character s perspective in the next, only made it a little confusing and did not add to the story this works sometimes,here not so much The answer to the main mystery could be easily guessed 1 4 of SOME MAY CONSIDER THIS A SPOILER POSITIVES It was a creative concept for mystery Gray s description of Hollywood felt real It was like the set of the series Goliath NEGATIVES Dropping the story of one character when something was about to be revealed in one chapter and taking up another character s perspective in the next, only
Unoriginal concept bogged down by excessive description, particularly during the first half The characters were enjoyable and the settings were interesting The overall mystery kept me interested as I couldn t
I thought the premise was good, but the book was just OK I wouldn t consider it much of a thriller Still interesting though when all the pieces come together. I read a lot, and I ve never read a book with this premise THIN AIR is unique And the way the author, Lisa Gray, pulls it off is exceptional I enjoyed the clever twists and turns that led to an incredibly satisfying end I highly recommend this book. Missing person PI Jessica Shaw is looking for her next gig when she realizes that she is her own client Alicia Lavelle, abducted at age three the night her mother was murdered is Jessica s real identity The picture of the missing girl holding the Barbie, her Barbie is actually Jessica which means her father lied all these years A college student Amy Ong is missing and found butchered in a similar manner to Eleanor Lavelle, Jessica s mother Could there be a connection and if so, Jessica may Missing person PI Jessica Shaw is looking for her next gig when she realizes that she is her own client Alicia Lavelle, abducted at age three the night her mother was murdered is Jessica s real identity The picture of the missing girl holding the Barbie, her Barbie is actually Jessica which means her father lied all these years A college student Amy Ong is missing and found butchered in a similar manner to Eleanor Lavelle, Jessica s mother Could there be a connection and if so, Jessica may be next THIN AIR ismystery than thrilled Lisa Gray hooked me in with the intriguing plot and different points of view I couldn t help to hope
I m mixed about this book For the most part it was OK, sometimes interesting but I did find it easy to put down I figured out the killer the moment the character was introduced so it was important how the investigation went that made the story work For the most part, the investigation was OK There was actually some footwork involved I liked the characters of Price and his partner Medina.I thought it was extremely weird and a little too contrived that all the major players are essentially si I m mixed about this book For the most part it was OK, sometimes interesting but I did find it easy to put down I figured out the killer the moment the character was introduced so it was important how the investigation went that made the story work For the most part, the investigation was OK There was actually some footwork involved I liked the characters of Price and his partner Medina.I thought it was extremely weird and a little too contrived that
Really happy to have chosen this as May s First Read.A novel twist on the private investigator formula What happens when a troubled and drifting PI who specialises mainly in finding missing people gets an anonymous message suggesting she looks into a disappearance from 25 years ago, only to realise the little girl who disappeared was her How does she handle the fact that her whole life may have been a lie, a sham, the people she grew up with weren t who she thought they were and she had a whol Really happy to have chosen this as May s First Read.A novel twist on the private investigator formula What happens when a troubled and drifting PI who specialises mainly in finding missing people gets an anonymous message suggesting she looks into a disappearance from 25 years ago, only to realise the little girl who disappeared was her How does she handle the fact that her whole life may have been a lie, a sham, the people she grew up with weren t who she thought they were and she had a whole other life stolen away from her about which she has no knowledge Well, what happens is she determines to try to solve the mystery, even if what she finds is painful But there are other factors at play, not least a gruesome murder of a beautiful young woman, led by a detective she has seen before Coincidence or twist While I m not sure about the premise of a missing persons private detective basically working as an ambulance chaser looking fo
She investigates missing persons now she is one.I really enjoyed this fast paced un putdownable mystery thriller with an enticing premise that delivered on the nose, and then some The main character, Jessica Shaw, is fun and feisty the kind of girl you want to have on your side and definitely
Intriguing plotMy choice of First Reads for May, the synopsis intrigued me a picture from the past linking Jessica to a murder and a missing child The author goes back and forth between the main characters, each with a different perspective.I try not to
May Kindle Prime read What certainly captivated me about the plot of this book is how the protagonist is listed as a missing person and that she is totally unaware of this The mystery that unravels surrounding her identity is pretty thrilling as the writer pulls in a parallel plot with the murder of a young girl.For a while I found it difficult to see any connection between Jessica s story and Amy s murder The narrative perspective shifts between several key characters and it takes a while for readers to learn abou What certainly captivated me about the plot of this book is how the protagonist is listed as a missing person and that she is totally unaware of this The mystery that unravels surrounding her identity is pretty thrilling as the writer pulls in a parallel plot with the murder of a young girl.For a while I found it difficult to see any connection between Jessica s story and Amy s murder The narrative perspective shifts between several key characters and it takes a while for readers to learn about key events leading up to Amy s murder, for example However, as the plot developed, I found that I h
This is the first book by Lisa Gray that I have read and won t be my last In fact, this one is a series and another one about Jessica Shaw will be coming out soon.Jessica is a Private Detective When her father passed away, she had a hard time with his death She sold everything, and just wanders around the country investigating missing persons and murder cases She takes all kinds of cases though.When she is in a small town going over what case she might take on next, she gets an email from Jo This is the first book by Lisa Gray that I have read and won t be my last In fact, this one is a series and another one about Jessica Shaw will be coming out soon.Jessica is a Private Detective When her father passed away, she had a hard time with his death She sold everything, and just wanders around the country investigating missing persons and murder cases She takes all kinds of cases though.When she is in a small town going over what case she might take on next, she gets an email from John Doe She is given a link to click on, what she finds will changer her whole life She is on a Missing Persons Page, and the picture of a three year old girl, is her Now Jessica, doesn t know who she is and when she finds out information on the case, she finds that the little girl was missing, when her Mother was found dead So her whole life was lies Who was the mother and dad that raised her This one really moves along and didn t guess the ending..I always love
SOME MAY CONSIDER THIS A SPOILER POSITIVES It was a creative concept for mystery Gray s description of Hollywood felt real It was like the set of the series Goliath NEGATIVES Dropping the story of one character when something was about to be revealed in one chapter and taking up another character s perspective in the next, only made it a little confusing and did not add to the story this works sometimes,here not so much The answer to the main mystery could be easily guessed 1 4 of SOME MAY CONSIDER THIS A SPOILER POSITIVES It was a creative concept for mystery Gray s description of Hollywood felt real It was like the set of the series Goliath NEGATIVES Dropping the story of one character when something was about to be revealed in one chapter and taking up another character s perspective in the next, only
Unoriginal concept bogged down by excessive description, particularly during the first half The characters were enjoyable and the settings were interesting The overall mystery kept me interested as I couldn t
I thought the premise was good, but the book was just OK I wouldn t consider it much of a thriller Still interesting though when all the pieces come together. I read a lot, and I ve never read a book with this premise THIN AIR is unique And the way the author, Lisa Gray, pulls it off is exceptional I enjoyed the clever twists and turns that led to an incredibly satisfying end I highly recommend this book.