In this gripping page-turner, an ex-agent on the run from her former employers must take one more case to clear her name and save her life. The brand-new thriller from international number one bestseller Stephenie Meyer.
She used to work for the U.S. government, but very few people ever knew that. An expert in her field, she was one of the darkest secrets of an agency so clandestine it doesn't even have a name. And when they decided she was a liability, they came for her without warning.
Now she rarely stays in the same place or uses the same name for long. They've killed the only other person she trusted, but something she knows still poses a threat. They want her dead, and soon.
When her former handler offers her a way out, she realises it's her only chance to erase the giant target on her back. But it means taking one last job for her ex-employers. To her horror, the information she acquires makes her situation even more dangerous.
Resolving to meet the threat head-on, she prepares for the toughest fight of her life but finds herself falling for a man who can only complicate her likelihood of survival. As she sees her choices being rapidly whittled down, she must apply her unique talents in ways she never dreamed of.
In this tautly plotted novel, Stephenie Meyer creates a fierce and fascinating new heroine with a very specialised skill set. And she shows once again why she's one of the world's bestselling authors.
Actor Archer does a great job voicing this romantic thriller from Meyer. She uses three narrative tones: neutral for the book's third person narration; tough for when protagonist Alex, a former operative for a secret U.S. government agency that killed her mentor, is fighting to stay alive; and soft for when Alex is dreaming about or partaking in an unlikely romance. She also gives each of the secondary male characters his own clear and recognizable voice. Archer's pacing changes in accordance with the degrees of tension of the plot and each scene is full of devastating new threats and clever new ways of thwarting them. Meyer fans will enjoy Archer's reading. A Little, Brown hardcover.
Loved this book great plot, it just kept getting better. Hard to put down.
Pleasantly surprised with this book. Took a while to get into it, the initial evasiveness was annoying, but I liked the main characters and it was good to read a Stephanie Meyers romance that didn’t impose the authors religious beliefs on the love story (!).But I really loved the dogs the most… so glad that storyline was properly tied up. Overall entertaining and worth a read.
This was an absolute page turner. I was reading so fast to find out what happened next that I had to keep going back to re-read what I'd just skimmed over in my haste! I'll read this one again!