Dead Time - Alan Gregory, Bk 16 Author:Stephen White Psychologist Alan Gregory is struggling to deal with his newly adopted son and repair his shaky, though generally improving, marriage. Then Alan'x ex-wife, Merideth, reappears, seeking help she feels only Alan can give. Suddenly Alan is pulled into a mystery that reaches back years to a camping trip at the Grand Canyon involving Merideths's fian... more »ce' and five friends whose lives were changed forever when a young woman mysteriously vanished from the Canyon floor.
Enlisting the help of friend and detective Sam Purdy, Alan finds himself pitted against new demons and unseen enemies as he tries to uncover the connection between the unexplained disappearance at the Grand Canyon and Merideth's missing surrogate. The clock is ticking, and as Alan's and Sam's investigations take them from New York City to Los Angeles to the cavernous reaches of the Canyon itself, Alan unearths a series of secrets and deceptions that someone wishes to keep buried at all costs.« less
White's book moves along at break-neck speed, holding your interest (and your breath) until its surprising conclusion. The characters are well developed and interesting; the resolution of the mystery well plotted and believeable. Quite a good read.