In the latest book from Colleen Coble, a woman's search for her birth father leads to secrets that result in abduction and death.
Harper Taylor was raised in a series of foster homes before running away and finding a mentor in Oliver Jackson. Now a marine biologist, Harper is using her knowledge to help with Oliver's pen shell research. Unfortunately, Oliver's son, Ridge, still views Harper as a the troubled teen he caught stealing.
Harper, longing for a family, finds a half sister through DNA tests. After meeting Annabelle, the similarities between the two are almost identical in that their mothers died when both of them were very young.
Shortly after, Oliver and Harper are diving checking the pen shell beds when Oliver is attacked and is in serious condition. Ridge and Harper join forces to find out who would want to attack Oliver and why. Then Annabelle is abducted, but manages to escape. Then Harper is abducted and the answers to her questions are answered.
This is an engaging romantic mystery that will hold your attention to the last page. Why does someone want to abduct these women and attack Oliver? The answer will surprise you. The writing is excellent, the characters well defined and the plot well thought out.
Please note: I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.