Sunday, June 28, 2009

The Perfect Couple by Brenda Novak (ARC)

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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 fiancĂ©. 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…. (From Amazon)

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Release date: August 1st


Becky LeJeune said...

I've heard great things about Novak and have this one on my TBR shelf as well. I have high hopes for it.

Lori's Reading Corner said...

It's actually the 4th in the Last Stand series, but you can read them as stand alones. I'm about 100 pages in and loving it so far.

Becky LeJeune said...

Good to know. I actually have the first in the series but not books 2 and 3.