Swerve

Swerve

A Thriller

Book - 2015
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When her fiancé, Daniel, is abducted from a desolate rest stop while they are en route from Las Vegas to Lake Arrowhead, California, Kristine Rush must navigate through a landscape of unimaginable horrors to save her doomed husband-to-be from an unpredictable killer.
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, 2015.
Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781476798578
1476798575
Branch Call Number: FIC PETTERSSON, VICKI
Characteristics: 338 pages ; 24 cm

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claireswazey
Jan 21, 2017

Great escapism. Good thriller.

karcoldelharvic5 May 26, 2016

Definitely shows what can drive a mother. Wasn't quite sure where the title came from.

agkersh Dec 28, 2015

Swerve by Vicki Pettersson is one of the best thrillers I have read in a while! Extremely fast paced plotting and action even with flashbacks into Kristine’s childhood. No one in this story is to be taken at face value. There is always a twist that pulls you in to continue reading, make you cringe, or make your heart rate rise. This book does have graphic violence and is not for the faint of heart.
Kristine Rush is a surgical tech traveling from Las Vegas with her surgeon fiancé, Daniel, to visit his mother and friends in California for an engagement party on the 4th of July. Daniel swerves on the interstate and Kristine spills coffee everywhere, so they pull into a deserted rest stop to clean up. Kristine is attacked and knocked out in the ladies room. When she returns to Daniel’s car, he is missing, but his cell phone has been left in plain view on the driver’s seat. Then comes the call from a mechanically disguised voice that if she wants to see her fiancé alive again she must follow all of the following instructions.
The plot takes off and never slows down. This book was hard to put down, but I had to at time to get my anxiety level back to normal levels. Thank you so much to Galley Books and Net Galley for allowing me to read this ebook in exchange for an honest review. It was definitely my pleasure!

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l1ill
Sep 11, 2015

Quick read and entertaining.

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veronicalynne
Aug 06, 2015

I read this through Negalley. It was a fun but gory read and reminded me a bit of the movie Duel but with a strong female protagonist. Definitely recommended

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