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Child Last Seen:

The Search for Patty Desmond

 

HER CASE HAD BEEN CLOSED—BUT NOT FORGOTTEN.

On an unseasonably warm winter evening in Pennsylvania, 15-year-old Patty Desmond sneaked out through the basement of her house. She had a history of running away, and that, combined with an argument with her mother, gave police reason to suspect she’d come home in a week or two.

The year was 1965. That night was the last time her family ever saw her. Conrad Eugene Miller was well-known to local law enforcement. An older married man with a child, Miller’s association with Patty was questionable at best. Yet he was the last person known to have seen her alive—and the suspect police continued to circle back toward.

After nothing but false sightings and rumors, the case was moved to the backburner—where it stayed. As decades crept by, reality sunk in: Patty Desmond was never coming back. Then, a tiny crack unleashed a flood of information, and a mystery long kept unraveled.

 

June 2023

Barnes & Noble, Black Lyon Publishing, Amazon

 

Gripping! Incredible storytelling

    Jerry Penacoli, former host of EXTRA 

 

 

 

Maureen Boyle's journalism experience shines in her impeccably researched books - and her             storytelling skills are stellar!

    Hank Phillippi Ryan, USA Today Bestselling author

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