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Download Leave No Trace Book ↠ 352 pages ☆ Moneyexpresscard Î From the author of the “compelling” Star Tribune Minneapolis and critically acclaimed Everything You Want Me to Be a riveting and suspenseful thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a boy and his stunning return ten years laterThere iFrom the author of the “compelling” Star Tribune Minneapolis and critically acclaimed Everything You Want Me to Be a riveting and suspenseful thriller about the mysterious disappearance of a boy and his stunning return ten years laterThere is a place in Minnesota with hundreds of miles of glacial lakes and untouched forests called the Boundary Waters Ten years ago a man an Happy Pub Day Belief is a powerful thing It grabs you unmakes you changes the tilt and angle of everything around you into an entirely different geometry You see the world in a new shape and no matter how horrible the belief no matter what awful things it makes you do a part of you is still grateful for the structureI'm 2 for 2 out of the Mindy Mejia books I've read so far and I love it Her novels are lightning uick and tend to hover just above the line between thought provoking and taboo She's unafraid to cross lines that make readers uncomfortable and yet she does it with impeccable care and the sensitivity needed to keep readers from becoming turned off It's the old scenario where the characters personal lives are an utter train wreck that we can't help rubbernecking alongside for 300 pages The cover does a superb job of setting the tone and vibe of Leave No Trace and as you pick it up to begin you can't help but be transported to rural Minnesota in preparation of the wicked journey to come Seasoned psych thrillerdomestic drama readers may be able to solve some of the pieces to this puzzle ahead of their reveals but I found that to only be one portion of what panned out to be an engaging read I'm not entirely sure whether to put this into the category of plot or character driven; there is a copious amount of character development as these portions are the foundation building up to the climax of the story but there were also some tense action packed scenes as well a la Mission Impossible style Dun dun dun nah dun dun dun na wheeep a whoooooo wheep a whooooo wheep a wooooo BAM While you will have to suspend your need for a realistic plot with this one it was so much fun that I couldn't make myself care about silly facts and all that I will say that I'm wholly impressed with the amount of research that went into the very real stories and inspiration for the Blackthorns story of the Lykovs and the Ho Vans Mejia did such a fantastic job with these that it has lit a fire in me to search out information on these brave and solitary families 100 points to Mejia's Hogwart's house for including intriguing history in her fiction If you enjoyed Mindy's previous novel Everything You Want Me To Be then I highly recommend you check out Leave No Trace as well If you're new to her books this one is a great place to start and you can just work your way backwards because trust me you'll want to read everything she writes You may now return to your regularly scheduled afternoon while I sit over here in a corner waiting for MM next novel 3 I received a copy for review via the publisher

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D his son trekked into this wilderness and never returnedSearch teams found their campsite ravaged by what looked like a bear They were presumed dead until a decade laterthe son appeared Discovered while ransacking an outfitter store he was violent and uncommunicative and sent to a psychiatric facility Maya Stark the assistant language therapist is charged with making a connec This is a wonderfully atmospheric psychological mystery from Mindy Melia that grips from beginning to end It is set in Duluth Minnesota and the vast wild wilderness of the forests and lakes of Boundary Waters locations which are evoked beautifully with Melia's rich descriptions Josiah Blackthorn took his 9 year old son Lucas and disappeared into Boundary Waters Ten years later a 19 year old Lucas emerges to a storm of media attention when he is caught breaking and entering an outfitters His violence and refusal to communicate has him incarcerated at the Congdon Psychiatric Facility 23 year old Maya Stark is the newly promoted assistant speech therapist working under Dr Mehta Maya is a damaged and lonely woman who has never got over her geologist mother leaving her as a child she is still struggling to make any meaningful connections with another human being and she herself was once a patient in Congdon Dr Mehta believes that Maya is the person who can get past Lucas's unco operative behaviour and muteness and get him to integrate with othersFrom difficult beginnings a strong and intense connection begins to form between Lucas and Maya born of their recognition of each other as kindred souls at the most elemental of levels Maya researches other examples of people who share a similarity with Lucas's isolated wilderness experiences such as the Russian Lykov family in Siberia and Ho Vans in Vietnam to help her to understand Lucas better The police are keen to interview Lucas to find his father but Lucas refuses He confides only to Maya about his terrors and fears for his sick father in Boundary Waters that led him to leave their remote and isolated home in search of medicine Lucas's position resonates with Maya inspiring a strong willed determination to help Lucas irrespective of ethical and professional issues with a disregard for keeping her job and all the conseuences that might flow from her actionsMejia writes a twisted story of broken families mental health emotional damage love loss and the unexpected connections between Lucas and Maya She does an amazing job in characters and their development the slow reveals of Lucas and Maya's history really getting under the skins of them as individuals and giving us psychological portraits of people we cannot fail to be interested in There are occasions when a little bit of suspension of disbelief is reuired but this is after all fiction and they never once got in the way of me enjoying this enthralling character and location driven novel A fantastic read that I recommend highly to others Many thanks to uercus for an ARC

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Leave No TraceTion with their high profile patient No matter how she tries however he refuses to answer uestions about his father or the last ten years of his lifeBut Maya who was abandoned by her own mother has secrets too And as she’s drawn closer to this enigmatic boy who is no longer a boy she’ll risk everything to reunite him with his father who has disappeared from the known world 35 StarsMy initial impression when I first started reading LEAVE NO TRACE by MINDY MEJIA was that it was an extremely compelling tale and I was totally intrigued in discovering all the multiple layered mysteries that this book had to offer I found the storyline to be uite interesting and uniue but I struggled a little bit with some of the main characters Maya’s choices that she made and her motivations Which later did hinder with my feelings and initial impression of this book I thought this book was very good and definitely had some interesting aspects to it which had me flying through those pages but it didn’t really have me totally engaged while I was reading it though I was interested in finding out all the details of the mysteries and appreciated all the twists and turns this book had to offer although I wouldn’t necessarily say that anything really surprised me though I will say though that there was one reveal that totally took me by surprise MINDY MEJIA delivers a suspenseful well written and atmospheric read here with a great setting and captivating characters I was totally captivated by Lucas’s character and a few of the other secondary characters as well as the wilderness setting of the Boundary Waters Even though I had some reservations with some of the choices that Maya made I couldn’t really fault her for some of those decisions without actually experiencing or being in the same situation as her so the unbelievable or unrealistic aspect to the story didn’t and usually doesn’t bother me I really like Mindy Mejia’s writing style and I really think she is a talented author The haunting cover I found to be uite appealing and a good representation to this enjoyable read Would recommend Publishing Date September 4 2018 Thank you so much to NetGalley AtriaEmily Bestler Books and Mindy Mejia for the opportunity to read an advanced copy of the book in exchange for a reviewReview is written and posted on our themed book blog Two Sisters Lost In A Coulee Reading is a term applied rather loosely to different landforms all of which refer to a kind of valley