To escape her abusive husband before he can kill her and her unborn child, Liz Harper fakes her own death. Months later, she has made a new life under a new name and things seem to be good, until Richard finds her. At the same time, a cop from her former home state of Hawaii arrives, looking for her. Though initially, she doubts Jack McQuinn, soon, he's her only hope of escape. As they run for her life, the two bond, and begin to fall in love, but Richard is obsessed. No matter what Liz and Jack do, or how much time passes, Richard just keeps coming. What can they do to be free to live and love?
Excellent fast read. I enjoyed the characters. Theme was spouse abuse (male to female) and what a person will do to get away from it and about murder.
The best book I've read in a while. Suspenseful.
A dark tale of romance and danger
Det kay delaney hurt and partner dead thinks she has the right perp. But the bodies pile up so she goes back on the hunt with a new partner
when he met her on line ,she was a woman living in daily fear of her husband's chilling systematic abuse. but she had a plan , aplace to go, and some one to go with,
When he met her online, she was a woman living in daily fear fo her husband's chilling systematic abuse. But she had a plan, a place to go, and someone to go with. That was her last message before signing off forever. Elizabeth Harper vanished while hiking alone in Hawii's remote Kahana VAlley State Park. There was no body, no evidence to suggest what had happened...until Detective Jack McQuinn discovered she was the same woman he'd counseled online, a beauty whose coolly detatched surgeon husband already spoke of her in the past tense. Had Dr. Richard Harper murdered his wife, then set up her disappearance? Or had Elizabeth faked her own death to escape him?
Then Dr. Harper's body was allegedly ID'd at the site of a fatal car crash,m the case was closedd on his wife's disappearance, and Jack McQuinn turned in his badge. He headed for New Mexico, a search for two people who'd disappeared into thin air, a woman he'd never foget, and a deadly...