Running scared

Lisa Jackson

eBook - 2010

NO MATTER HOW FAST YOU RUN ... The newborn baby boy is beautiful, perfect, and hers for the asking. All Kate Summers has to do is agree to one condition-she must disappear from Boston and never breathe a word about the adoption to anyone. OR HOW FAR YOU GO ... Fifteen years later, Kate has built a good life for herself and her son, Jon, in Hopewell, Oregon. Still, she is haunted by the fear that he will somehow be taken away. Then Daegan O'Rourke arrives in town and strikes up a friendship ...with her and Jon. But Daegan has his own past to hide-one with shocking ties to hers. A KILLER WILL ALWAYS FIND YOU ... Someone is watching Kate, watching her son, and is willing to go to any lengths to claim him. And the one man Kate is tempted to trust has dangerous secrets that could change her world forever. Soon the past Kate thought she could outrun will explode, unearthing a legacy of lies and treachery, and a fury powerful enough to kill ...

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Suspense fiction
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Published
[United States] : Zebra Books 2010.
Language
English
Physical Description
1 online resource
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
ISBN
9781420119053
1420119052
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AVAILABLE FOR USE ONLY BY IOWA CITY AND RESIDENTS OF THE CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS OF JOHNSON COUNTY, UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, HILLS, AND LONE TREE (IA).
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Lisa Jackson (-)
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Review by Publisher Summary 1

Haunted by the fear that her adopted son Jon, who is now 15, will be taken away, Kate Summers finds herself trapped in a living nightmare when someone will go to any lengths--including murder--to claim him, forcing her to trust a mysterious stranger who has secrets of his own. Original.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Previously published as Wishes No Matter How Fast You Run. . .The newborn baby boy is beautiful, perfect, and hers for the asking. All Kate Summers has to do is agree to one condition--she must disappear from Boston and never breathe a word about the adoption to anyone. Or How Far You Go. . .Fifteen years later, Kate has built a good life for herself and her son, Jon, in Hopewell, Oregon. Still, she is haunted by the fear that he will somehow be taken away. Then Daegan O'Rourke arrives in town and strikes up a friendship with her and Jon. But Daegan has his own past to hide--one with shocking ties to hers. A Killer Will Always Find You. . .Someone is watching Kate, watching her son, and is willing to go to any lengths to claim him. And the one man Kate is tempted to trust has dangerous secrets that could change her world forever. Soon the past Kate thought she could outrun will explode, unearthing a legacy of lies and treachery, and a fury powerful enough to kill. . .

Review by Publisher Summary 3

The #1 New York Times bestselling author draws readers into a tension-filled story of suspense, as a woman's secret past returns with a vengeance . . .   Kate Summers' teenage son, Jon, has been having nightmares. Someone is chasing him, the footsteps drawing relentlessly nearer. Jon can't see the man's face. He only senses that danger is coming'and there's no way to stop it.   'Never tell anyone he's not your boy," was the warning. And Kate hasn't. Not since the day fifteen years ago when she was offered what she most wanted'a healthy newborn baby. He was hers to keep, provided she moved far away, for good. She's kept her word, raising Jon in a small Oregon town, lying to him for both their sakes. Despite his gift'or curse'of premonition, Jon hasn't divined that he was adopted illegally. But now Kate's long-ago choices are engulfing the life she's tried to build.   Daegan O'Rourke has come to this remote corner of the Pacific Northwest to find answers only Kate can give. He understands why she's wary of him, but there's a far greater threat at hand. Someone is tracking Jon down'ready to kill him and anyone who gets in the way. And convincing Kate to trust him, even once she knows the whole shocking truth, is Daegan's only hope of keeping them alive . . .  Praise for Lisa Jackson and her novels   'Lisa Jackson shows yet again why she is one of the best at romantic suspense. A pure nail biter.' 'Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author   'shiveringly good suspense!' 'Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Review by Publisher Summary 4

The #1 New York Times bestselling author draws readers into a tension-filled story of suspense, as a woman’s secret past returns with a vengeance . . .   Kate Summers’ teenage son, Jon, has been having nightmares. Someone is chasing him, the footsteps drawing relentlessly nearer. Jon can’t see the man’s face. He only senses that danger is coming—and there’s no way to stop it.   “Never tell anyone he’s not your boy,” was the warning. And Kate hasn’t. Not since the day fifteen years ago when she was offered what she most wanted—a healthy newborn baby. He was hers to keep, provided she moved far away, for good. She’s kept her word, raising Jon in a small Oregon town, lying to him for both their sakes. Despite his gift—or curse—of premonition, Jon hasn’t divined that he was adopted illegally. But now Kate’s long-ago choices are engulfing the life she’s tried to build.   Daegan O’Rourke has come to this remote corner of the Pacific Northwest to find answers only Kate can give. He understands why she’s wary of him, but there’s a far greater threat at hand. Someone is tracking Jon down—ready to kill him and anyone who gets in the way. And convincing Kate to trust him, even once she knows the whole shocking truth, is Daegan’s only hope of keeping them alive . . .  Praise for Lisa Jackson and her novels   “Lisa Jackson shows yet again why she is one of the best at romantic suspense. A pure nail biter.” —Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author   “Shiveringly good suspense!” —Lisa Gardner, #1 New York Times bestselling author