"A thrilling paranormal"
When her cousin Molly informs New Orleans based mystery
writer Rebecca Ryan that a beloved 'relative' has cancer,
she returns to her hometown of Sinclair, West Virginia for
her first visit since she left for college. Becca has the
ability to 'see' things others cannot and had earned a
reputation for finding things and solving crimes as a
child. However, the one time the sight failed her was
eight years ago when someone kidnapped and killed her
younger brother Jonnie.
While Becca drives her car in town, she suffers a
vision of someone kidnapping a boy before she crashes her
vehicle. At the emergency room Dr. Clay Bellamy, a person
she once had a crush on, tends her minor injuries. Becca
learns that someone abducted Molly's son and her vision
showed her the lad is alive but frightened and sick. She
wonders if history will repeat itself or will she save
little Todd. As she falls in love with Clay, she wonders
if he will accept the full Becca, visions and all?
SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE is a thrilling paranormal
romantic suspense novel that persuades the audience that
ESP abilities are real and some people have them. The
characters seem genuine enabling the audience to suspend
disbelief in the 'sight' if they so choose. The story line
filled with action, plenty of anguish and angst, and a
foreboding clock that seems as if the key players are
helplessly doomed to witness history repeat itself.
Carlene Thompson proves once again why she is so popular
among fans and critics alike.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted July 31, 2001