"A CHALLENGING AND SATISFYING THRILLER. . .[WITH] MANY SURPRISING TWISTS. " --The New York TimesJane Whitefield is a Native American guide who leads people out of the wilderness--not the tree-filled variety but the kind created by enemies who want you dead. She is in the one-woman business of... show more
"A CHALLENGING AND SATISFYING THRILLER. . .[WITH] MANY SURPRISING TWISTS. " --The New York TimesJane Whitefield is a Native American guide who leads people out of the wilderness--not the tree-filled variety but the kind created by enemies who want you dead. She is in the one-woman business of helping the desperate disappear. Thanks to her membership in the Wolf Clan of the Seneca tribe, she can fool any pursuer, cover any trail, and then provide her clients with new identities, complete with authentic paperwork. Jane knows all the tricks, ancient and modern; in fact, she has invented several of them herself.So she is only mildly surprised to find an intruder waiting for her when she returns home one day. An ex-cop suspected of embezzling, John Felker wants Jane to do for him what she did for his buddy Harry Kemple: make him vanish. But as Jane opens a door out of the world for Felker, she walks into a trap that will take all her heritage and cunning to escape.... "Thomas Perry keeps pulling fresh ideas and original characters out of thin air. The strong-willed heroine he introduces in Vanishing Act rates as one of his most singular creations."--The New York Times Book ReviewONE THRILLER THAT MUST BE READ . . . .Perry has created his most complex and compelling protagonist."--San Francisco Examiner
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: March 2nd 1996
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Jane Whitefield (#1)
Audio- i guessed who was the bad guy pretty quickly. Didn't she get that there where just too many questions ? Well surprise, surprise, that wasn't the big mystery. The real mystery comes after we know who and then why. ARGUH, I was on the edge of my seat screaming for her. The pacing of the book, t...
It was really interesting reading the first book of the Jane Whitefield series after having finished the 3rd and 4th entries. No, this is not how I usually approach a series of books like this. I had been under the mistaken impression when I picked up Shadow Woman at a used bookstore that I had re...
This book is the first I have read in the Jane Whitfield series. She specializes in helping to hide people who need to disappear from abusive husbands, gangsters, whatever. I don’t know about the other books in the series - yet - but the man she is helping in Vanishing Act has no trouble finding her...
a little uneven but a good suspenseful book about a woman who helps make people disappear.