Hired by the mother of a college student who, along with her boyfriend, vanished during a trip from Oregon to San Francisco, the "Nameless Detective" journeys into the wilderness of northern California and stumbles into an evil web of silence and fear. Reprint.
A ?worried mother” job takes ?Nameless” to a California backwater, where college student Allison McDowell has disappeared with her mysterious new boyfriend on a drive from Oregon to San Francisco. And behind a simple missing-persons case lies a sinister?and deadly?conspiracy. ?'Nameless' is a good man to walk you through the noir landscape.”?Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review ?'Nameless' has become an American treasure.... A stunning and unique achievement in crime fiction.”?Booklist ?One of the best in the mystery-suspense field is Bill Pronzini.”?Washington Post