Jasper Moore, the psychopathic kidnapper, murderer, and rapist that had attacked and tortured Dr. Evelyn Talbot and murdered three of her girlfriends when they were teenagers is hiding right under her nose in the guise of Andy Smith, Corrections Officer.
Eight months earlier he'd unintentionally saved her from one of the former inmates of the maximum-security prison where they both work. Jasper had actually been planning to kidnap her himself but was caught in the act after he'd put down Evelyn's attacker and turned the circumstances to his advantage.
Now with time running short as Evelyn's significant other, Alaskan State Trooper Sergeant Benjamin Amarok Murphy, untangles clues uncovered from some of his other crimes, Jasper steps up his plans to finish Evelyn off once and for good.Face Off
is the fourth entry in the The Evelyn Talbot Chronicles
series by Brenda Novak and moves the story along nicely with the victim unknowingly sharing her life and space with the murderer hidden right in plain sight. In this continuation of the story, we learn more about Evelyn's sister and the long-term impacts that the violence done against Evelyn has had on her entire family. In addition, Evelyn must confront the impact of her decision to either pursue a life in Alaska with the man of her dreams or return home to her obviously struggling family.
This book is recommended to those that enjoy romantic suspense and especially those that have read the previous novels in the series.