Saturday, September 10, 2011

On the Lam

This list contains characters from many different types of thriller. All that they have in common is that they are on the lam. Who is chasing them? You'll have to find that out for yourself.

The Girl She Used to Be by David Cristofano
When Melody Grace McCartney was six, she and her parents witnessed an act so brutal that it changed their lives forever. The federal government lured them into Witness Protection with the promise of safety, but the program took Melody's name, home, family, and ultimately her innocence. Twenty years later, Melody's had countless identities. So when a man accosts her and calls her by her real name, it's a thrill she can't resist.

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
For a price Libby Day will reconnect with the players that murdered her mother and two sisters in "The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas." Having testified that her brother Ben was the murderer on that fateful night twenty-five years ago, now she is not so sure as, piece by piece, the unimaginable truth emerges, and Libby finds herself right back where she started--on the run from a killer.

Money to Burn by James Grippando
Michael Centella is a rising star at Wall Street investment bank Saxton Silvers. Everything is going according to plan until the love of his life, Ivy Layton, vanishes on their honeymoon in the Bahamas. Seven years later, Michael's got undercover FBI agents afoot, spyware on his computer, and mysterious e-mails from a "JBU." Embroiled in corporate espionage, he's desperate to clear his name. He doesn't want to believe it, but the signs point to his first wife, Ivy. Could she be back from the dead to destroy him?.

Divine Justice by David Baldacci
Having assassinated the two men who had been inhibiting his freedom, John Carr becomes the target of a manhunt involving the highest levels of the U.S. government, prompting Joe Knox to launch an investigation that tests the resources of the Camel Club.

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