Englishman Terry Sheffield has just arrived in San Francisco to start his new life with Sarah, the investigative journalist he married after a transatlantic love affair. But Sarah never shows up at the airport
When Terry reports his wife as missing, the police chalk it up to a new bride with cold feet. Then one murdered woman after another turns up, all with something in...more
Six months after Terry and Sarah last saw each other on their honeymoon, the paperwork is completed, Terry has left his old life and his job in England and has landed a new job at a ...more
Only, Sarah isn't there to meet him at the airport. After waiting for several hours, hoping she was ...more
Oscar was probably my favourite character. What a nice guy, although I thought Oscar Mayer was a film director !! Hehehe....the humourous little asides really made me laugh and I wonder if this English author's irony gets lost on his now-native readers....I really liked his ...more
1. The woman the protagonist is fighting to find just does not seem owrth finding. Everyone he talks to dislikes her, she seems to have no redeeming quality except her good looks. As a reader, I never understood what the protagonist sees in her.
2. Time and time again, the protagonist does not perform to the best of his ability, which is just plain frustrating.
It is a shame, because ...more
This is one more Simon Wood book that is hard to put down!
This book did start a little slow. But after the first few chapters it started to pick up. Then it didn't slow down. When I was 97% finished ( I am reading on my Kindle ) everything shifted, not what you thought would happen at all! Simon Wood is really good at surprise endings.
This is definitely for the Mystery & Suspense enthusiasts. Great characters. Unexpected twists and turns. A great read.
Simon Wood did it again. This book has so many twists and turns. I really enjoyed the main character, Terry. Coming to America only to find your wife missing. This chap went through thick and thin to find Sarah.
This is a page turner.....A must read.
Terry is just arriving to the US from England where he will now live with his American wife who is a reporter. However, Sarah fails to show up at the ...more
Author : Simon Wood
Publisher : Thomas & Mercer
Release : June 25,2013
Rating : 4 stars
Englishman Terry Sheffield has just arrived in San Francisco to start his new life with Sarah, the investigative journalist he married after a transatlantic love affair. But Sarah never shows up at the airport.
When Terry reports his wife as missing, the police chalk it up to a new bride with cold feet. Then one murdered woman after another turns up, all with something ...more
This is another edge-of-your seat novel from favorite author, Simon Wood. Arriving on a Boeing 747 to San Francisco, Terry Sheffield is excited to be arriving from England to join his wife, Sarah. They've only been married for six months, and haven't seen each other since their honeymoon as the U.S. Immigration Service had delayed his residency via slow processing of paperwork. He's anxious to see Sarah waiting as he walks through the Arrivals Area ...more
And then dead women start showing up ... women she knows about in her capacity as an investigative reporter. Somehow, Terry finds himself in the cross-hairs of the local sheriff as a ...more
A British bio-tech scientist meets a woman while on vacation in Costa Rica and falls in love. After a 6 month long distance relationship, they get married in Las Vegas. When Terry gets his immigration approval, he travels to their new home and waits impatiently at the airport for Sarah to pick him up. She doesnt show up or answer her phone. After breaking into his new home, he gets arrested and discovers that his wife has not been home for at least ten ...more
Terry arrives in the US from England having left his home, friends and family to relocate and live with his American wife who he met while on holiday. Arriving at San Francisco airport Terry waits for Sarah to meet him there but she's a no show. And so Terrys problems begin
Having no key he has to break into his house and is seen by a neighbour who calls the police. Terry is arrested and eventually released and although there are no signs of a struggle at the house the seeds of doubt are sown.
Simon Wood is an excellent storyteller. Terry is a likable, interesting character, as is his new friend Oscar ...more
Terry Sheffield arrives in America eager to finally start his life with his American wife- only she does not show up at the airport to pick him up. He eventually takes a shuttle to their home only to find out that she was missing and then be promptly arrested for breaking and entering into their new home! It is soon after his arrest that Terry finds himself on a journey to find his new wife in an alien country where he knows no one and is forced to wonder ...more
Fast paced and very easy to just read and read. It's actually a little lighter than the thrillers I usually read - and by that I mean that the book isn't heavy on the violence or 'thrills' as it were. Rather, it's more about hanging out with the lead characters as they meticulously unravel the mystery. And as it happens, the mystery is a lot of fun.
Really enjoyed the relationship between the lead and the Sheriff, with whom he is ...more