I love all genres of books. However, when I listen to audio books as I clean, garden, drive they are better with a lot of heat!
From the horrifying call that informs Lauren her sister has committed suicide, Colleen Thompson takes the reader on a roller coaster ride that never lets up.
Lauren is reeling from the news of her sister's death, not able to believe she would take her own life. Enter Brent, a former FBI agent posing as an officer on the case, who tells her he believes her sister was murdered hoping to convince her to use her hacking skills to find a predator. Then he kidnaps her. Only Ms. Thompson would start a romantic relationship with an abduction.
Ms. Thompson is a master of plot twists and throwing suspicion on pretty much every character in the book except Lauren. Lauren is a socially inept loner and Brent is so obsessed with finding a killer no one else believes exists, he's lost everything--job, friends, touch with reality. Both are so damaged, they are totally isolated until Brent convinces Lauren she can help stop a monster from killing other women.
This story is non-stop action, each page seeming to bring the reader closer to the killer and then something unexpected sends the characters careening in another direction and undermining their growing trust. No newcomer to the suspense genre, Ms. Thompson has done her research and every detail rings true. And being a romance, we know there's going to be a happily-ever-after, but I couldn't figure out how she was going to pull that off! But she did. This is an exciting, engrossing story that's a must-read for romantic suspense fans.
Emily Sutton-Smith was great with the delivery of the story