You are about to embark on an emotionally driven psychological suspense novel about secrets, lies, hope, and revenge.
Four-year-old Sebastian and his mother Marin Machado are shopping in a crowded shopping centre in Seattle, just before Christmas. As Marin drops Sebastian’s hand to respond to a text message, the unimaginable happens and someone kidnaps her son.
A month after Sebastian went missing, the police and FBI have all but given up hope. While the case will remain open, their resources are now focused on the more recent missing child abductions. Marin hires a private investigator, Vanessa Castro, to continue looking for her son.
Marin’s marriage is barely functioning now, as silence and distance between she and her husband have become the norm. Marin’s only comfort comes from her best friend and former college sweetheart Sal Palermo, who has always been there for her and seems to know her best.
This is a compelling and unpredictable thriller that had me captivated from the start and kept me guessing all the way through.
Ten months ago, Allie Harper rescued Thomas Bennington III - a hot, blind, college professor - from a crosswalk in her dicey Cleveland neighborhood. When Allie saved Tom and his groceries from traffic, she unwittingly retrieved his winning $550 million jackpot ticket. The payout steered the two of them into a wild romance to mayhem and multiple murders.
Allie and Tom now reside in a rented 9,000 square foot lakeside mansion. The two have a live-in bodyguard and gourmet chef. Allie’s dream of creating the T&A Detective Agency to solve “mysteries of the heart” by using Tom’s money now has its first case. This is where the real trouble kicks in.
The voice, humor, and unusual premise of this book will appeal to Janet Evanovich readers. Fast pacing, multiple plot twists keep the pages turning. It is a bittersweet mystery, with the open-ended threat of a villainous mastermind.
Get ready for anexhilarating, emotional, and gripping page turner.
This is a story that goes back and forth between the alternating perspectives of a mother, Maggie, and her daughter, Allison, who've been estranged for two years, but now find themselves being drawn back together after a devastating plane crash in the mountains leaves Allison fighting for her life.
Allison has survived the plane crash, but that is just the beginning. She has been living with a terrible secret, a truth that powerful men will kill to keep buried. If they know she’s alive, they will come for her.
Maggie Carpenter, Allison’s mother learns that her only child is presumed dead. Authorities have not recovered her body, giving Maggie hope that she is still alive. She, too, harbors a shameful secret. Maggie does not know anything about her daughter’s life now.
As Allison struggles across the treacherous mountain wilderness, Maggie embarks on a desperate search for answers. What was Allison running from, and can Maggie uncover the truth in time to save her?
When your life is a lie, the truth can kill you.