Elusive (Book 1 On the Run Series) by Sara Rosett Review

March 16, 2013

Elusive (On The Run, #1)

Elusive (Book 1 On the Run Series) by Sara Rosett Review

Zoe has always been a free spirit, preferring to take chances instead of always doing the safe thing. Thanks to her aunt though, she has always valued owning property. Its one of the only long term responsibilities she has. When Zoe and her husband Jack divorced, the housing market was at its lowest point in years. Instead of losing money by selling the house they shared, they instead both still live in it, Jack has the upstairs and the front door and Zoe has the main floor and the back door. Its not ideal, but they’ve worked hard at ignoring each other and have so far made it work. It helps that Jack is sooo very predictable, down to what time he showers after his mid day run.

Zoe spends her time doing copy editing from her house as well as a variety of odd jobs to make ends meet. She is so not the 9 to 5 kind of gal even though it would surely help her out of her financial problems. She’d rather walk the neighbor’s dog than clock in and out of the county office where her good friend Helen works.

Jack is partners in a small start up business GNR, Green Recyclable Servies, with Connor, a man that Zoe can’t stand. Connor takes care of all the accounts and lately things have been moving fast. GNR is on the fast track to becoming one of the fastest growing new companies, with very impressive increases in their market value.

Jack walks into his office and the first thing he notes is a banking error…not just a small error but a millions of dollars error. And to make matters even worse, his gun, the gun that no one, not even Zoe, knows about is sitting on his paperwork. He realizes suddenly just how quiet the office is and goes to check things out….

Zoe is shocked and upset when the local police show up at her door looking for Jack, or any information she may have about him. They think he fell in a river during a storm and was swept away. As the police are looking for his body, Zoe goes to GNR to let Connor know what is going on.

Suddenly, everything that Zoe thinks she knows has been swept away. Left reeling, she takes off on what will turn out to be the ride of her life.

An entertaining tale with a great storyline, good characters a touch of humor and plenty of action. I look forward to reading the next book in the series.

I received my copy through LibraryThing Giveaway and my review was unsolicited.

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