The Perfect Couple
One afternoon in May, Zoe Duncan's thirteen-year-old daughter goes missing from her own backyard. The police think Samantha ran away because she's unhappy about her mother's upcoming marriage—but Zoe doesn't believe it. In fact, she's willing to do anything to bring Sam home, even if it means... show more
One afternoon in May, Zoe Duncan's thirteen-year-old daughter goes missing from her own backyard. The police think Samantha ran away because she's unhappy about her mother's upcoming marriage—but Zoe doesn't believe it. In fact, she's willing to do anything to bring Sam home, even if it means losing her job, her beautiful home, her fiancé. Even if it means divulging all her secrets to a private investigator.Jonathan Stivers is a P.I. who donates his time to The Last Stand, a victims' charity in Sacramento. He's good at what he does, the best. But never has he had fewer leads to work with—or been more attracted to a client. Jonathan's sure of only one thing: Sam was taken by someone close to the family. He doesn't know how close until he realizes that the "perfect" couple next door is anything but….
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: August 1st 2009
Pages no: 439
Edition language: English
Series: Last Stand (#4)
The "Perfect Trilogy" are Books 4, 5, and 6 of The Last Stand Series by Brenda Novak Despite the fact that each book contains a different plot, a different crime, a different set of characters, and a different premise, it doesn't escape me that the formula is almost identical throughout the six ...
This one is a bit too dark for me. The story seems to focus mainly on the villains and they are fuuuuuucked up. I decided to stop reading and check out a few reviews, but they seem to indicate that things don't get much better. And apparently the romance is pretty much non-existent. So this is not f...
Zoe Duncan is frantic. Her teenage daughter has disappeared without a trace. PI Jonathan Stivers is immediately on the case and clueless. Luckily (or unluckily) the reader knows who the culprit is right from the beginning. It's usually a good thing to have insight into the killer but this guy is ...
A pretty good story, well paced and suspenseful, though quite light on the romance. I was kind of intrigued by the backstory of the heroine, Zoe, a somewhat lost and downtrodden young mother with a history of unsuccessful relationships. As the story begins, she is trying to get ahead in life throug...