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The Missing

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The Missing

London in the year 1890 is smitten with the dark and the curious. But nothing fazes 16 year-old Willow Winchester. She's been living as “Will” instead of “Willow” since her mother’s disappearance, a simple ruse that makes life a lot easier most of the time.
 
For as long as she can remember, Willow's been the indiscriminate witness to the extracurricular goings-on of what she calls the Missing --- ghosts. But no one ever treated it like a good thing until the Black Cross Ministry of Mysterious Occurrences found out. 
 
After accidentally interrupting a Black Cross ghost hunt, Willow accepts a job offer: Help them keep the peace between London’s living and dead. 
 
In pursuit of a purpose for her supernatural gifts, and whatever the Black Cross knows might about her mother, Willow learns to investigate hauntings with a patchwork team who quickly become her new family. 
 
The truth of the Missing is worse than she feared. The Missing are the spirits of murder victims, and they’re missing from all public records, too! It's as if they have now been erased from history itself.
 
Willow struggles to piece together clues from the victims’ memories. But can she and her team discover the villain’s identity in time to stop him before Willow falls prey to him herself?

The Missing
by J. R. Lenk