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A couple must recover a precious gift stolen from them in Mallory Kane's The Delancey Dynasty miniseries. Marcie Powers saw her son everywhere. For two years, no stroller or baby seat passed without his face. She saw him so much, not even her estranged husband, Joseph, believed her. So he wasn't surprised when she claimed to have found their son once again. Yet this time,A couple must recover a precious gift stolen from them in Mallory Kane's The Delancey Dynasty miniseries. Marcie Powers saw her son everywhere. For two years, no stroller or baby seat passed without his face. She saw him so much, not even her estranged husband, Joseph, believed her. So he wasn't surprised when she claimed to have found their son once again. Yet this time, she wasn't hysterical. There was something…different. And although she couldn't have known it, news of Joe's own secret parentage was about to hit Louisiana headlines—and it would put his son at risk for a big payday. Now Joseph and Marcie will have to trek through the bayou at the whims of a kidnapper to find the son they'd thought lost to them forever—and reclaim the love between them…....

Title : Gone
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ISBN : 9780373747917
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 288 Pages
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Gone Reviews

  • Susan
    2019-03-23 18:17

    Very good book. There was a lot going on in a short period of time that kept me reading so I could find out what was going to happen next. Joe and Marcie's son had been stolen two years earlier. Joe blamed himself since the baby had been with him at the time. Over those two years Marcie had never stopped looking, but had called the police so many times about possible sightings that no one believed her any more. This time, when she thought she saw him, she didn't get hysterical but kept her head, noting things that would help find him again. Since she couldn't go to the police she went to Joe. Joe was hesitant to believe her, but took a chance and investigated, only to discover that this time she was probably right. Unfortunately for them news about Joe would give the kidnapper ideas that put them all at risk. Marcie and Joe have to get past the hurtful things they've said and trust each other as they work to get their son back.I mostly like Marcie. Her actions after Josh was kidnapped were expected and the stress it put on their marriage is not unusual. I was glad to see that she was still able to go to Joe when she needed help, even if he was her last resort. I loved seeing the difference in the way she treated this sighting and how relatively calm she was in describing the details to Joe. I liked the way that she allowed herself to be guided by him in dealing with the ransom demands. Being near Joe again reminded her that she still loved him but she felt that he wouldn't be interested in getting back together after all the terrible things she said to him. Working together brought them closer again and she began to hope that they might have a future together again. It was painful to see her backslide in her attitude near the end, but really moving when she had the courage to lay out her feelings to him.Joe has had a terrible time dealing with his guilty feelings and what he sees as his desertion of Marcie. He had only left her because he felt that having him around only reminded her of his guilt. He gave up his good job as a lawyer and went to work for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as a way to deal with those feelings. When Marcie showed up at his apartment with yet another story of a sighting he wasn't inclined to believe her at first. He tries to get her to give up and move on, but finally agrees to investigate. When he does he is amazed to discover that this time Marcie seems to be right. At the same time, Joe finds out that his father had been the head of the Delancey family, who his mother had had a long affair with. When this information hits the news, Josh's kidnappers decide to use it to get a lot of money from Joe. Joe's pride doesn't allow him to ask for help from them so he sets up his own plan. I really loved the way that Joe worked so hard to come up with a workable plan and then find a way to protect Marcie without her knowing about it. His feelings for Marcie had never changed but he was sure that she still hasn't forgiven him for losing Josh to start with. His pain at the end when he thinks he has lost Marcie for good is overwhelming and his joy when he learns differently is fantastic.I loved Ethan's appearance and how he became an important part of the story. I loved that he accepted that Joe is part of his family without any problem. He also trusted his cop instincts when he sensed that something was going on with Joe's missing son. It was great to see him take steps on his own that ended up saving the day. The only thing I would have liked better would have been an epilogue with Joe and family meeting the rest of the Delanceys.

  • Paula Brandon
    2019-03-17 02:30

    Oh, boy! Where do I start with this one?First, I have to get off my chest how much I hated the main character Marcie Powers! She was a f***ing bitch! Excuse my language, but I need to impress just how truly awful and horrible this woman is. She asks estranged hubby Joe for his help, but then proceeds to constantly get pissy at him over EVERY SINGLE THING he does! She blames him for "letting" their child get stolen. Marcie, honey, no parent "lets" their child get stolen. That blame should go squarely on the sociopath who does the child-stealing. Not the poor guilt-ridden parent, you horrid, sniveling, selfish waste of space. Gosh, she really got me fired up! If she's not reminding Joe that he lost their child or that she hates him, she's randomly bringing up all the times in the past he's failed her as a husband. She keeps this snotty attitude up all the way until the end. Just pages before they're apparently living happily ever after, she's telling him she hates him and it's all his fault! I absolutely detested her!I didn't want these two to have a happily-ever-after! I was hoping Joe would sue for custody of little Joshua so he wasn't raised by a self-absorbed psycho! What sort of future would these two have? How long would it be before Marcie was flying off the handle and telling Joe she hated him because he burnt the steaks?Joe was a solid hero. I felt bad for him that he would be spending the rest of his life tied to a hot mess like Marcie. He had a firm grip on the idiot ball, however. Despite knowing that Marcie doesn't like him keeping information from her, he keeps on doing it. Even when that information is on the front page of the freaking newspaper! The book had a pattern: Joe would get an idea. He wouldn't tell Marcie. Marcie would get pissed at him when she found out the truth and tell him how much she hated him and how everything was his fault. There are two loooong, seemingly neverending chapters at the house on stilts while Marcie waits to hear from the abductor. The author trots out the old "mother lion protecting her cub" cliche. Joe grabs Marcie from behind at one point for no other reason than to end a chapter on a cliffhanger, because it makes no goddamn sense that he would otherwise do that!Gosh, I hope my next Intrigue read isn't as bad as this one!

  • Paula Legate
    2019-02-22 23:04

    This was a very emotional heart aching story. The story tells about the struggles a couple faces after they have their infant son kidnapped. Marcie the mother went through depression. While the father of Joshua closed his self-off with work. It came to a point, they thought the marriage was over. Joe moved out and took a job working to help others find their missing children. The pay was low, but he needed to feel like he was helping. Marcie thought she saw her son a bunch, calling the police each time. After a while they wouldn’t respond. They just thought she was crying wolf once again. One day Marcie did see her son in a car. She got the license plate number. She went to Joe and begged for his help. He was reluctant not wanting to get his hopes up. The suspense in this story was really good. I also loved the fact that Marcie, and Joe still loved each other no matter what life threw their way. They just had to work through their struggles. I enjoyed watching this couple work together to find, and get their son back. This was a really good book! Sample from chapter 15 – He’d never cried, even as a kid. He’d learned early that Kit, his mother, didn’t have any sympathy or time for a crying child and so he’d learned to lock those feelings up inside him. He’d cried more since his son was born than he’d ever cried as a child. He’d shed tears of joy the night his son was born, tears of anguish when Joshua was stolen, and he’d had to accept that his child would never be found. And for some reason, he kept having to fight the stinging in his eyes tonight.

  • Cathy Beckett
    2019-03-05 19:16

    This book was actually a rating of 3.5 stars. The premise was okay but the story had a tendency to drag a little. Marcie struck me as a two-dimensional character that only thought about her wants and nobody else’s needs. She was selfish and needed an attitude adjustment. She enjoyed making Joe feel guilty so that she could manipulate him into doing just about anything to find their missing son. I really didn’t like her at all but I could relate to Joe.

  • Sara Mitchell
    2019-03-07 18:15

    Marcie and Joseph Power's son Joshua was kidnapped two years ago and the trauma has changed their lives and their marriage. Joe feels tremendous guilt over the kidnapping and he has tried his best to go on living. Marcie saw her son in every baby she passed and has contacted the police numerous times with false leads. She comes back to Joe with what she thinks is a promising lead, she believes she has actually sighted her son. Joe decides to check on her lead even though he thinks its another one of Marcie's hysterical attempts. However, this time Marcie may be right. Joe finds it to be a promising lead but his own recent discovery that he's Con Delancey's son causes his son to be kidnapped for ransom. Marcie and Joe fight to get their son back.This was a very emotional and moving story. You felt for Marcie and Joe, you felt their loss, their vulnerability, and their impatience at not getting results. This was a very powerful story packed into a short book. It was very realistic in showing how Marcie and Joe felt and how the kidnapping was ripping them apart. As much as I liked the story I didn't like the ending. I felt Marcie brushed her actions/words toward Joe under the rug and expected everything to be back to normal and I felt Joe forgave Marcie too quickly without considering that Marcie blamed him for everything and didn't even give the guy one moments consideration over his loss and suffering.

  • Bonnie
    2019-02-24 01:22

    Gone one of the Delancey Dynasty books was a action packed book. Joe and Marcie Powers baby boy was kidnapped when he was 9 months old. Lots of friction in the marriage after Joshua was kidnapped. Joe moved out. Marcie thinks she sees Joshua at different and tells the police but it is him. This time she goes to Joe when she says she sees Joshua. She has the license plate number. Joe looks into it. Joe then finds out who his dad is. The kidnappers see this in the paper and now want money for the return of Joshua. Lots going on as they try to rescue Joshua. Joe and Marcie have to find their way back to each other in all this drama. A very good read.

  • Dani
    2019-03-21 18:16

    This book was very quick and easy to read. I finished it in half of a school day. I don't think I would like it enough to read the rest of the series, but it was entertaining enough.Marcie's character was too hysterical. I understood that she had many emotions swirling around inside, but she seemed to go over the top.Joe on the other hand kept too many emotions to himself. He was very stoic. Even then, Marcie bothered me more.

  • Liz
    2019-03-01 02:12

    Not as good as the others in the series... maybe even 2.5 starsHEA is HEA but there was something missing for me... (view spoiler)[I'm not sure I really feel they learned/changed enough for their marriage to be much better than before... h's reaction (and maybe H's to) at the end would have needed "more book" to resolve and for me to be left satisfied. (hide spoiler)]

  • Harlequin Books
    2019-03-17 02:14

    "Kane taps into every parent's biggest fear and uses it to escalate the terror with every page turned, trapping readers in an ongoing race to the finish". (RT Book Reviews) rated 4 1/2 stars Miniseries: The Delancey Dynasty

  • Felice Foster
    2019-03-03 22:24

    It was really good until the end. The ending seemed rushed and I thought it would have a little more angst maybe?

  • Harlequin Books
    2019-03-05 18:25

    Received 4 1/2 stars @ RT Book ReviewsMiniseries: The Delancey Dynasty