Alice Edevane is a bright 16-year-old living on her family’s beloved Cornwall estate. She loves to write stories, and she loves the beautiful place where her family lives. But one Midsummer Eve after her parents’ extravagant party, her young brother Theo, 11 months old, vanishes without a trace. Many years later, Alice, now in her 80s, is a successful mystery novelist living in London. Sadie Sparrow is a police detective on forced leave. She stumbles on the abandoned estate, and begins to ask questions. The interconnected stories are compelling and the resolution satisfying. Won’t be my last Kate Morton.