Then He Was Gone introduces readers to Julie, whose
husband, Adam, went missing. Adam was well known in the area
as the local carpenter who built amazing home furnishings.
There were rumors running from: he left Julie for another
woman, to he was murdered. Julie received a message from her
psychic aunt that Adam was killed. This set Julie off to find
out the truth behind her husband’s disappearance.
is a side story that deals with David, a man who is recovering
from a traumatic incident and his older brother Rath, who
is a well-known real estate agent. How are these characters
connected and will Julie find the real truth behind Adam’s
the premise of And Then He Was Gone is solid, however
there are many glaring errors throughout the book that take
away from the enjoyment of the mystery. The characterization
of Julie is average, her strong point being that she stands
behind her husband’s work and makes a point of acknowledging
it when she can. She is a stronger woman than she feels she
is in regards to searching the truth. The story of David adds
background to some characters, which shows the element of
how evil a person can be.