Thomas & Mercer, 2020
Agent: Jill Marr
In Paris, her twin sister has vanished, leaving behind three chilling words: Trust no one.
Shayna Darby is finally coming to terms with her parents’ deaths when she’s delivered another blow. The body of her estranged twin sister, Angela—the possible victim of a serial killer—has been pulled from the Seine. Putting what’s left of her life on hold, Shayna heads to Paris. But while cleaning out Angela’s apartment, Shayna makes a startling discovery: a coded message meant for her alone…
Alive. Trust no one.
Taking the warning to heart, Shayna maintains the lie. She makes a positive ID on the remains and works to find out where—and why—her missing sister is hiding. Shayna retraces her sister’s footsteps, and they lead her down into Paris’s underbelly.
As she gets closer to the truth—and to the killer—Shayna’s own life may now be in the balance…
• Selected as one of POPSUGAR's “31 New Thriller and Mystery Books to Look Out For in 2020”
“[A] gritty debut…the intriguing premise, along with a few twists, lend this psychological thriller some weight.”
“Marr's debut novel follows a San Diego medical student to, around, and ultimately beneath Paris in search of the twin sister she'd been drifting away from. Notable for its exploration of the uncanny bonds twins share and the killer's memorably macabre motive.”
"An electrifying thriller. A must read—Karin Slaughter with a touch of international flare. Just when you think you have it all figured out, Marr throws you for another loop and the rollercoaster ride continues!”
—Matthew Farrell, author of the Washingtnon Post and International Amazon bestseller of What Have You Done
—Brianna Labuskes, Amazon Charts and Washington Post bestselling author
"A gripping thriller. The Missing Sister delivers twists and turns in an exciting page-turning read that delves into the unique bond that makes—and breaks—siblings.”
—Mike Chen, author of Here and Now and Then