OMG what a roller-coaster of a terrifying ride this novel took me on.
With at least two bad guys on the loose, there was plenty for the characters in this book to be worried about.
Tess was a great character, full of spirit, brave and sure of herself for the most part.
Aaron was a truly horrible character right from the start and any scene that he was in had me wanting to put the book down, sure things were going to turn out badly. His behaviour was classic of an abusive partner and I hated the way he treated Tess.
I loved Jared, the local police officer, he had a big job to do trying to keep up with escalating burglaries.
When Tess lets herself get roped into taking a group of teens out on a trek for a week, I was perplexed at her change in behaviour, because she had been so adamant it wasn’t a good idea, and I knew it wasn’t going to end well, but even I had no idea just how badly things were going to go.
There are several different threads going on during this novel, all becoming tangled up together by the end and not in a good way.
This was a great read and despite the terrible things that happen throughout this novel, I’d love to go trekking in Tasmania at some point, I just hope the bad guys are busy elsewhere when I do.
Thanks to NetGalley and Harlequin Australia for a digital copy of this novel in return for an honest review.
Published date 8th July 2020