by Chris Pavone
Reviewed by Janet:
Ariel Pryce wakes up in a Lisbon hotel and discovers that her husband John is gone. In desperation, she first goes to the police and then to the American Embassy. Throughout the questioning, it becomes clear that that both Ariel and John have secrets, from the world and from each other. And when the ransom demands come in, Ariel must risk her present and future by revisiting a secret from the past. This fast-paced thriller will keep you reading until the screeching halt of a surprise ending.