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Three Missing Days

(Pelican Harbor #3)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  64 ratings  ·  52 reviews
The third book in a riveting new series from USA TODAY bestselling romantic suspense author Colleen Coble.

A shocking murder.

Chief of Police Jane Hardy plunges into the investigation of a tragic local murder, but everything in her personal life is unraveling.

Her son’s arrest.

Jane’s son is accused of manslaughter, and she has to decide whether or not she can trust her ex, Re
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Expected publication: April 6th 2021
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Cara Putman
Jan 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
This book is a fantastic conclusion to the series. The tension is high and corkscrews tighter with each chapter. Both Jane and Reid have significant opportunities walk away from their faith but choose to stay committed to God. Add in complex family relationships, mysteries from the past colliding with tragedies today, and you have a book that will leave readers deeply satisfied. Highly recommend!
Feb 17, 2021 rated it really liked it
I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.

Three Missing Days is the third and concluding book in the Pelican Harbour series by Colleen Coble.
Jane plunges into a local fire murder case and goes looking for answers from her past when she receives a call that her son Will has had a confrontation with someone and then ends up in juvenile detention.
Jane and Reid, ever the loving parents, frantically try to uncover evidenc
Susan Snodgrass
Feb 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing
'Where was God right now? She couldn't feel him. Forsaken. That was the feeling rising in her chest.'

Colleen Coble brings us the conclusion to her Pelican Harbor series with this fast-paced novel. Jane Hardy, chief of police in small Pelican Harbor, dives into an investigation of a fire that has claimed two lives. And it's not accidental. At the same time, Jane's personal life has taken a most dramatic turn. Her fifteen year old son is arrested for a murder and Jane must trust her ex, Will's fat
M.  [storme reads a lot]
This was a good book, but it was the ending so I was a little lost. I think is best suited for fans of the series or it ends up being confusing. I was a little lost, but I was able to finish the story. Still, I think I would have done better if I had picked up the other books first. Also, I thought Jane could be way too emotional at times. She was way much ad I was like, wow. I think maybe the author was trying to end this last book with a lot, but it was not really suited for me as a new reader ...more
Paula  Phillips
Scrolling through my kindle in the weekend as I lay on my MIL's new seat swing, I was looking for something to read and came across Three Missing Days by Colleen Coble. I love the fact that this series can be read as standalones and are great Christian Romantic Suspense. In Three Missing Days, Chief Jane Hardy is settling back into life as the guy she loved and her son Will are back in Pelican Harbor after escaping life in a cult. Jane thought they were dead. Now though, just as life is settling ...more
Oct 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow! I'm all in from the beginning of this book until the end.
This series just keeps getting better and better!
I love love this author and she know just how to add all the right ingredients to make a sit on the edge of your seat biting your fingernails waiting to see what happens to the characters.
Some of this I never saw coming. Even more exciting in my opinion!
What I really love about this series is how the author portrays teamwork. It's actually how it's how should be done. Even in real li
Maureen Timerman
Feb 12, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2021
The conclusion of this series is amazing, actually the whole series has been, there is non-stop action, most you won't see coming!

How does this all tie together? Well, keep reading, as you turn the pages, the story gets better and better. We learn a lot here, and I love how the author's mind works, wow!

Family is a center point here, and it keeps coming back in different ways, and some are big surprises, and others you will feel sorry for what they willingly give up.

Make sure you read the epilogu
Feb 14, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Another new author for me to check out!

This is the 3rd in a series and it took a little to figure out who all the people were and how they were related but once I did, wow!

This was a novel with so much suspense and mystery running through it. I did not want to put the book down as I wanted to see who was behind the murder.

Thanks so much to netgalley and the publisher for the arc. The opinions are my own.
Feb 16, 2021 marked it as to-read
Shelves: arc
Advanced Reader Copy (ARC) provided by the Author and Publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an fair and honest review.
Kay Defreese
Jan 28, 2021 rated it really liked it
Three Missing Days is the final book in The Pelican Harbor series. I suggest that if you have not read the first two in the series that you read them in order. The mystery started in the first book which revolves around the cult is wrapped up in the third and final book.

Jane and Reid are growing closer in this book but his ex-wife Lauren is an obstacle. She disappeared out of his life for 7 years and was declared legally dead but she is claiming she is still married and is demanding a big chunk
Jan 17, 2021 rated it it was amazing
I couldn’t wait to read this book. I have loved Jane, Reid and Will from book one . Having escaped a cult and finding her son and husband after 15 years is just where this series begins for Jane. However, someone from her past wants revenge and frames her 15 year old son for murder.
I cried happy tears and sad tears and I held ontight for every twist and turn.

“ Keep walking the dark path, God will show up”.

I have love these characters from book one, and while this is the third book in a series
Feb 08, 2021 rated it really liked it
*Thank you to Netgalley, Colleen Coble and Thomas Nelson for an ARC in exchange for my honest feedback*

Three Missing Days is the third and final mystery in Colleen Coble’s Pelican Harbor Series. It is unnecessary to read all three books, but it certainly helps to know the story line.

A local woman, Gail Briscoe, has been murdered. It is a shocking and complex murder as there was quite a bit of controversy surrounding her lab, her acrimonious divorce, and the fact that she is being sued by one of
Donna Hines
Jan 20, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, netgalley
A shocking murder. A parent's worst nightmare. A reality shocker reverberating within the family walls.
Could Jane and Reid's son be guilty of manslaughter?
What went on that horrific night of the house fire that killed a local woman and left a firefighter succumbing to his injuries?
In fact, Will may find that someone is trying to frame him and his parents may be the only ones fighting for his freedom.
Gail the woman who passed away seems to have a checkered past involving drug sales and falsificat
Mackenzie RM
I came into this novel with a bad attitude. I initially tried to read it as a stand alone, was extremely confused, got a hold of the audiobook of the first novel in the series, disliked it...skipped the second book, and forced myself into this one.

There are a LOT of characters and a LOT of backstory. I know a couple people said that they can be read as a stand alone, I’m not sure I believe them. I had a lot of trouble in the first 10% of the novel and couldn’t figure out what was going on, henc
Jan 26, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: action-suspense
How can I love reading a book that made me furious? That was this story. I am so invested in Jane, Reid, and Will. I just have jumped right into their story and there is so much healing and redemption. It just makes my heart feel warm and good!

I was SO. MAD. at what was happening to Will. Gah! That someone could do that do a kid makes my blood boil. I'd have been mad if Jane or Reid were the ones accused too, but not nearly as much (I don't think). I was sure it was (view spoiler)
Barbara Schultz
I am a big Colleen Coble fan. This is my 16th novel and the third in the Pelican Harbor series.
One Little Lie was the first in the Pelican Harbor series.
That story starts with Jane Hardy and her dad escaping from a cult, many years ago. Now
both have a new life in Pelican Harbor, in fact, Jane is the interim sheriff since her dad
recently retired as sheriff. As that title indicated there is one little lie hanging around and
with the aid of an investigative report Jane finds out
Therese May
Jan 15, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The third and final book in the series! While the relationships and their growth in this book definitely did not disappoint (I have loved watching the realistic relationship between Reid and Jane develop alongside the relationship between Jane and Will), I was a little let down by the "twist" in the plot. I was hyped for more than actually came about.

However, I was still enthralled in the book, wondering who had framed Will, if Will would really have to face the death penalty, and if justice wo
Ellen White
Jan 21, 2021 rated it really liked it
Seven calls from an old phone behind the drugstore, the detective said it was now to be removed. Did the person know of her investigation, Gail worked at home and no near neighbors, and a angry ex husband who owed her money.
Chief of Police Jane with angry words to Lauren, her ex husband Reed was father to her son’s Will . A tangled mess of finding out they.were alive. now stating they were still married and entitled to half. Secrets he never told Jane, sayi
Brooke Derrington
Feb 07, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Well, Three Missing Days brings the Pelican Harbor trilogy to satisfying close! Plot-wise, it’s every bit as exciting and unexpected as the first two books, and holds a nasty surprise for Will... he’s in for a rough ride in this book! I won’t spoil what it is though! 😬

But I have to say I got a little bit over Jane by the end of the book. She’s just so overwhelmingly short-tempered and always assumes that she’s right and everyone else is wrong! And it got on my nerves after a while. And yes, she
Feb 15, 2021 rated it really liked it
The Pelican Harbor trilogy offers excellent action adventure, usually starting about the last third of each book. This final book in the series stays true to form, showing evidence of masterful plotting and a steady, enjoyable romance.

The protagonists are sympathetic and generally engaging. At times, in my opinion, one character or another reacts exaggeratedly in an attempt to convey a particular characteristic, so perhaps consistent characterization may be a weak point in an otherwise strongly
Claire Storey
Feb 19, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was given this book as a few copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

This is the first book that I’ve read from this author and I realised pretty much straight away that I had missed a few books out of the series. It took me a few chapters to get into the book because of it and I did have to go back and read some reviews of the first two so that I could get some of the characters and back stories straight in my head but after a while it seemed to fall into place for the most part.
Pam Graber
Feb 16, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Three Missing Days is the thrilling conclusion to Colleen Coble's Pelican Harbor romantic suspense series.

Reunited with her son and ex-husband, Pelican Harbor police chief Jane Hardy has only begun to get to know them. The investigation of an arson fire turns up murder, then a second brutal murder implicates her 15-year-old son. Can Jane and her department find the real killers before her son can be sent to prison for a crime he did not commit? And, do the three days Jane's memory is missing hav
Feb 18, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I’ve read all three books in the Pelican Harbor series, and this one is so, so good. Colleen Coble never disappoints as she delves into mystery and romance. Jane’s son is accused of murder—as mother and Chief of Police—she must find the real killer with the help of his dad, Reid. Coble twists and weaves unexpected elements, as well as familial ties, into this excellent third book. Pelican Harbor, a charming place to live, goes through some tough times along with Jane as she races to right the wr ...more
Michelle Palmer
Jan 23, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Great book and storyline.
Jane a police chief in the small town of Pelican Harbor, AL has been reunited with Will, her 15 year old son that she thought was dead at birth and his father, Reid.
Some strange murders are happening in the town and Jane and her department are working hard to solve them. The more the investigate, the more they appeared to be tied together. Another murder happens and Will is accused of the deed. Lauren is his long deserted step mother and all evidence points to him. Jane
Carolyn Bryant
Feb 08, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Three Missing Days concludes the exciting Pelican Harbor series satisfyingly tying up all the “loose ends”. Once again murder and mayhem rain down on the town of Pelican Harbor as Jane and Reid confront threats and legal actions from Reid’s ex-wife Lauren and cult leader Gabriel. Do the three missing days in Jane’s life hold the key to her reconciling with her past and securing a future with Reid and Will? The suspenseful plot twists and turns with life-changing revelations and surprises! The ch ...more
Jan 16, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is part 3 in the Pelican Harbour series. I recommend reading the rest of the series before starting this as it builds upon previous series and you will lose some of the nuance of the book if you don't. I read this book fairly quickly as I really wanted to know what was going to happen next.

It was great that we got resolution of the various story lines at the end of the book. I liked the suspensefulness of the book and that I couldn't figure out the 'bad guy' at the beginning of the book. Ov
Feb 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Three Missing Days was a great end to its suspense trilogy and is the best of all three of them. In Three Missing Days we get to found out who is the mastermind behind events that are happening to ruin Jane and Reid. The couple is trying to get answers to events that happened after they left the cult where there they were raised. While they are gone, Reid's ex-wife is found dead and Will is blamed for her death. Another murder has also occurred in Pelican Harbor. Reid and Jane have to hurry ...more
Jan 25, 2021 rated it it was ok
"Three Missing Days" is the third and final book in Colleen Coble's Pelican Harbor series. I really enjoyed the first book in the series, but the second and third were not as interesting to me. I was glad to follow along with the main characters and see the conclusion to their stories, though. The mystery was interesting to unravel, but I had a hard time enjoying the relationship between Jane and Reid. I understand they're both going through difficult circumstances, but they were (especially Jan ...more
Helen Frost
Jan 31, 2021 rated it liked it
Ah oops, I think I should have read these books in order as this was the third in the set and the conclusion. If I’d read the previous two books then some of the backstories and interlinks between the characters would have been easier to follow but as it was I managed to hitch along for the ride and still managed to keep up! The pace was fast and there was intrigue enough for me to keep page turning. I felt connected to the characters of Reid and Jane and the strained relationship with the ex wi ...more
Karen R
Feb 07, 2021 rated it really liked it
A complex murder mystery rounds out book three of the exciting Pelican Harbor series! Continuing on from book two, the main characters find themselves dead center in someone's vendetta, bringing the danger close to home. There are two murders to solve this time, plus a cold case.

"We have to trust God, even when it's hard."
Building onto the backstory from the previous books in the series, book 3 ties up loose ends of both Jane and Reid's story. Both have a need to forgive some huge wrongs done t
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USAToday bestselling author Colleen Coble lives with her husband, Dave, in Indiana. She is the author of dozens of novels including the Rock Harbor Series, the Aloha Reef Series, the Mercy Falls Series, the Hope Beach Series, the Lonestar Series and two Women of Faith fiction selections, Alaska Twilight and Midnight Sea. She has more than 2 million books in print.

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