An explosive stand-alone thriller from the Edgar Award–winning writer Stephen King called “the next suspense superstar”
Can a person ever really disappear for good by going off the grid? And what happens when vanishing is no longer an option?
Sarah Keller is a single mother
to five-year-old Zoe, living quietly in Oklahoma. She’s also a skip
tracer, an expert in tracking people who’ve gone on the lam to avoid
arrest, prosecution, or debt—pinpointing their locations to bring them
When a school bus accident sends
Zoe to the ER, their quiet life explodes. Zoe’s medical tests reveal
what Sarah has been hiding: Zoe is not her daughter. Zoe’s biological
mother—Sarah’s sister, Beth—was murdered shortly after the child’s
birth. And Zoe’s father is missing and presumed dead.
With no way to prove her
innocence, Sarah must abandon her carefully constructed life and go on
the run. Chased by cops, federal agents, and the group responsible for
Beth’s murder, Sarah embarks on a desperate journey. Can her knowledge
as a skip tracer help her stay off the grid, remain one step ahead of
her pursuers, and find a way to save her daughter?
Meg Gardiner is acclaimed for her richly drawn characters, propulsive plotting, relentless suspense, and shocking twists. The Shadow Tracer delivers on those fronts and more.