Episode 1

Published on:

25th Apr 2023

Season 1 Blink and He's Gone: Ep 1 A Birthday Party

Blink and He's Gone -

Episode 1: A Birthday Party

Welcome to Season 1, the relatively short, inaugural story from True Suspense, entitled "Blink and He's Gone." A child from a modest immigrant family disappears while visiting a mansion in one of the richest neighborhoods in America. In this, the first episode, you'll meet the Ayala family as they take their young son to a birthday party at a fancy mansion in the Beverly Hills area. They could not have expected what they discovered when they later came to pick up the boy.

Links to Information

A $49.5 Million Neoclassical Home Gets Decked Out in Neon - WSJ https://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/a-49-5-million-neoclassical-home-gets-decked-out-in-neon-132283

Paolo Ayala Photo 6/2/02, from... News Photo - Getty Images https://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/paolo-ayala-7-years-old-has-been-missing-since-sunday-6-2-news-photo/563608901?adppopup=true

The Search https://www.berkeleydailyplanet.com/issue/2002-06-04/article/12403?headline=Police-search-for-boy-who-vanished--The-Associated-Press-

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True Suspense
Real Life Crime and Mystery
True Suspense offers carefully researched, real-life stories that involve death or disappearance under suspicious circumstances or major crimes that go sideways. In every story, key elements turn out to be different from what police and the public are initially led to believe. Twists and turns are plentiful as deliberate deceptions or innocent mistakes throw investigators off the trail. Written and narrated by an attorney and expert on the justice system, courtroom drama is often a part of the story, as felons are brought to account for misdeeds, while some cases that start with suspected crime may end up in a civil lawsuit involving yet another layer of drama. True Suspense will keep you at the edge of your seat, but it won't leave you hanging.