Run To You

Fiction - Suspense
212 Pages
Reviewed on 05/29/2017
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Author Biography

Lynne King lives in Southeast England with her husband and several cats. A lover of rural living, wildlife, watching great movies and reading anything that moves or thrills her - Lynne also has a passion for writing and has done from an early age. Her short stories have been published in several UK magazines and on-line and cover many genres. As for her novels, she tends to write romantic suspense allowing her to fall in love with her characters and escape into their world. She hopes readers do likewise.
Run To You is a romantic suspense set in New York. However the idea for the story came about many years ago when there was a safety deposit vault robbery in London. The setting changed and a host of characters were born and then the big question came about, what if?

    Book Review

Reviewed by Divine Zape for Readers' Favorite

Run to You by Lynne King is a breathless thriller that is as absorbing as it is entertaining. Yes, it is the quintessence of a real thriller. Moving to Manhattan from London has seemed the best way for Liz to leave her past behind. Just being betrayed by someone who claimed to love her, she could not live in her hometown with the troubling memories. Now working with a temporary visa and at a time when she thinks she is getting over the heartbreak, it is then that a suave and seductive Irishman, Shaun, captures her heart. She believes and trusts in him, only to find out that it could be too late — the smooth talking, sweet and charming man is a monster, a cold-blooded murderer. She may not only have witnessed a murder, but could also become a victim. Who can she run to, away in a far off foreign land?

Lynne King has won my heart with this story, creating a plot that is gripping, with characters that are hard to let out of sight. I enjoyed the way the author developed Liz, the perfect example of a gullible woman, but who can blame a woman with a broken heart? The twists are awesome, and the reader is taken by surprise. Jack, the detective with the NYPD, is another gorgeous character, but the one who was perfectly crafted was the villain, the killer, and it was thrilling to watch his manipulative skills unfold. The writing is crisp and enticing, and the author doesn’t go into unnecessary detail. Readers will love how King explores the emotions of the reader and how the tension builds up, like a growing volcano, into a satisfying denouement. Run to You is a brilliant story with a surprising twist and many a “wow” moment.