Previously published as Wishes
No Matter How Fast You Run…
The newborn baby boy is beautiful, perfect, and hers for the asking. All Kate Summers has to do is agree to one condition—she must disappear from Boston and never breathe a word about the adoption to anyone.
Or How Far You Go…
Fifteen years later, Kate has built a good life for herself and her son, Jon, in Hopewell...more
Then I looked at the author's note in the front of the book and discovered that this is exactly what happened. The original book was published under the title WISHES. It went out o ...more
I thought the sexual tension was excellent, which is after all what we want in a romantic suspense, so this kept me reading. Not so sure about the whole incest type relationship resulting in a child. I know it happens, but it made me feel a little un ...more
By Lisa Jackson
Publisher: Zebra Book published by Kensington Publishing Corporation
Copyright: 2010 by Susan Lisa Jackson
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Book was previously published in an unrevised edition under the title “Wishes.”
Running Scared begins in Boston and takes us to Hopewell, Montana. It is a story about a mother’s love for her adopted child and about families and what it means to be a family. It’s not always good.
Lisa Jackson brings us a ...more
Finding out how the two main characters, Daegan O'Rourke and Kate Summers were intertwined, actually reminded me of a similar plot line used in V.C. Andrews novels, but with this story, there was m ...more
That was 15 years ago.
Now residing in the private countryside in Oregon, Kate and her son Jon struggle with her fear that his biological family will come claim him, and also with his gift: visions and dreams that come true. These g ...more
I have enjoyed Lisa Jackson's books a lot over the years, ...more
Ok... UGH. I almost put the book down, after only a few pages or a couple of chapters in. I can't really remember how far in a particular information reveal took place,, but it threw me off, regardless. I have this thing, about not wanting to read about cousins, or siblings or any kind of incestuous hookups, so with the two cousins plot line, I was a little disgusted. Thankfully, it was a one time de ...more
Or How Far You Go...
Fifteen years later, Kate has built a good life for herself and her son, Jon, in Hopewell, Oregon. Still, she is haunted by the fear that he will somehow be taken away. Then Daegan O'Rourke arrives in town and strikes up a friendship with her and Jon. But Daegan has his ow ...more
The infant is given to a young widow who had recently lost both husband and baby daughter in a car accident, and warned to move as far away as possible, so as never to be found. She is given a falsified birth certificate, and a small sum to h ...more
This had a V.C. Andrews (Author) vibe to it with the twisted family dynamics going on in the story. Throw in an illegal adoption and it made for an interesting story. I missed Wishes the first time out, so I'm not exactly sure what got added this time out.
I really liked Daegan's character, but Kate kind of drove me nuts though. John was a totally convincing ang ...more
Rather than her boss,Tyrell Clark give her a recommendation for another lawyers office he decides to give her a proposition and give her a newborn baby boy, as long as he and his mom move far far away. 15 yrs later t ...more
Lisa Jackson is the number-one New York Times bestselling author of more than 85 novels, including Afraid to Die, Tell Me, You Don’t Want to Know, Running Scared, Without Mercy, Malice, and Shiver. She is also the co-author of the Colony Series, co-written with her sister, Nancy Bush. There are over 20 million copies of Lisa Jackson’s books in print in twenty languages.
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