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(LOST #4)

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  1,438 ratings  ·  143 reviews
In New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden’s latest novel featuring the Last Option Search Team (LOST), one agent’s investigation entices a killer into making her his prey.


Forensic anthropologist Victoria Palmer has always been better with the dead than the living. Shutting down her emotions, she lets few people in. But then Victoria’s la
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Published May 31st 2016 by Avon
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Feb 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another solid book in the LOST series !!

Totally gripping and very well done. Torn is not only a hot and steamy romance but also a twisted, psychological thriller that will mess with your heart as well as your head. As the story progressed I was fighting myself not to flip to the back of the book to know who was the vicious perpetror ! Trust me, it took all my strenght to held myself back and to let the plot play out, adding great tension that kept me on the edge of my seat all the way through an
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The second I got this on my Kindle I had to start reading. The LOST series quickly became one of my favorites from Cynthia Eden and Torn is just another reason why. This book was captivatingly suspenseful and kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time reading.

When Dr. Victoria Palmer was abducted during an investigation, to her, it was just another bad thing to happen in her life. Her childhood hadn't been a happy one, and now that she's old
4.5 Stars

Victoria Palmer, the LOST team’s forensic anthropologist is still on edge after being assaulted and left for dead by the killer they took down in New Orleans (those events took place in book two, Twisted), but there’s more to why Victoria won’t let anyone close. She has a dark past, everyone knows her father was accused of murdering her mother, but there’s more to that story Victoria doesn’t plan on sharing with anyone even if it does haunt her to this day.

After almost losing Victoria
Oct 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Not a review- but OMG do we really have to wait until May for Wade and Victoria's story? What have we done to deserve this???? *cries*
Jul 20, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I’m a big Cynthia Eden fan, and what I like is that her books a more than a little re-readable, at least for me. The chemistry between her main characters is always on spot and in this book the heat and attraction between LOST agents Wade Monroe and Victoria Palmer was fiery as was Wade’s interest in Victoria. They go to Savannah, Georgia, on the haunt to locate a woman who has been missing and presumed dead for 5 years, what they find during the course of the investigations makes them realise m ...more
Oct 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: gr2016, mine, 4-5-stars
He’d promised her no ties. No strings.
He’d lied.
He wanted her bound just as tightly as he was. One way or another, that would be happening.

Another fantastic book to an amazing series. No one writes romantic suspense better than Cynthia Eden.

Victoria Palmer understand the dead better than anyone. It’s the living that she has a hard time handling. She keeps all her emotions, her secrets hidden deep inside, not letting anyone close to her. But she finds it so difficult to keep her co-worker Wade
Debbie I Heart YA Books

Torn reminds me of Criminal Minds, but so much better. Cynthia Eden one upped the T.V. show by adding a steamy romance between the two main characters. And instead of profiling serial killers, the LOST team investigate and try to find people who have vanished. I have only three regrets after reading Torn, and that’s that I haven't read the first three books in the Lost series. I will be correcting that very soon. Torn is an awesome story and the characters, Victoria and Wade, are deliciously swo
Originally posted at SmexyBooks-

Torn is the fourth installment into Eden’s dark and gritty romantic suspense series-LOST. Even though I have not read the first three in the series, I had no problems diving right into the story and was completely pulled in by the heavy atmospheric mystery and romance that Eden develops. The story is easy to follow as Eden flashes back to earlier events in order for us to understand the dynamics of the group and chemistry pl
Jul 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary
Always tortured MCs, always a vicious and sadistic killer/s! That's the receipe of this series.
Add into hot sex scenes between MCs and you get the picture!
The fourth book in the LOST series by Cynthia Eden. A college student went missing five years before and LOST is hired to find her. LOST agent Wade Monroe and Forensic anthropologist Victoria Palmer are sent to Savannah, Georgia on the case. But now another woman is missing.

One of those authors that write in a style that works for me most of the time. Didn't bond with Victoria much through the story though. I felt she was too controlled by her past and that made her unlikable at times. But I sti
Cocktails and Books
This review was originally posted on Cocktails and Books

This is a well written, fast paced, story filled with suspense and romance. Victoria Palmer and Wade Monroe work for LOST which stands for The Last Option Search Team. LOST searches for missing people when everyone else has given up trying to find them. The story begins when Victoria and Wade are assigned to work on a case of a missing woman. As they work on the case they discover they are dealing with a serial killer who is twisted and sad
Laura the Highland Hussy
Feb 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Review posted on Got Fiction?

Wade and Victoria work together at LOST (Last Option Search Team) and we’ve watched them sort of dance around each other in the past few books. In this book we see just how hot these two can burn.

A book or two ago, Victoria was kidnapped and held by a sadistic killer. She still hasn’t fully recovered, not emotionally anyway. But she’s determined to just ignore it and carry on because her life hasn’t really been roses, and that’s just how she deals.

Wade, for his part,
Oct 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Torn is the fourth book in the LOST series and tells the story of Victoria and Wade, of the team members!

Victoria and Wade are partners but in the last book, Shattered, we saw them come closer. In Torn the chemistry between them explodes! Victoria may be an intelligent, brilliant woman but she is a woman with secrets and she cannot allow anyone to know them. To keep her secrets hidden, Victoria keeps everyone at distance, even her friends at LOST but Wade has had enough. After almost losing her
Aug 19, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
With this one, like the last one, I enjoyed the characters and the development of their relationship, but I felt the story - the murder mystery - wasn't really up to par. It felt like a cheat, and the more I think about it, the less sense it makes... almost like Eden grabbed something out of left field so that it couldn't be guessed, for the big finale. Frankly, I prefer well-constructed murder mystery. That makes me particularly disappointed, because the earlier books in this series were great, ...more
Jun 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorite
Another fantastic book is this series... It's rare to find a good book that's equal parts suspense and romance, but Cynthia Eden keeps writing masterpieces. Her books are the perfect mix of intense love stories and enthralling investigations.

I can't wait for Taken !!
Ammie *Ammie's Book Obsession*
Review originally published on Ammie's Book Obsession



Wow wow wow!!! I am so in love with this series. I loved the third book Shattered and Torn is equally amazing but my love for Shattered overtakes my love for Torn but Still, I loved Torn, just a bit less than Shattered.

This book had my heart pounding so hard. It consumed me entirely. I was just so sucked into the story and I think I still am. I just loved everything about this book, especially Victoria and Wade but
Alex ♈
3.75 stars

As always very well written.
This one was my less favorite in this series, unfortunately.

Suspense was good, but there were so many small and bigger inaccuracies... Both MCs behaved as amateurs sometimes. e.g. lost phone, and why the police didn't protect the victims?

As to the romance - I wasn't fond of it either. MCs knew each other for ages and then suddenly he was attracted to her?

Well, the book was better than average in this genre, so I stop to complain.

Up to the next one!
Dec 05, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved how this author was able to keep me guessing and wavering between who I thought the killer was, every time I've decided on who I think it is she drops another crumb that has me second guessing.

I also really enjoyed watching Wade and Viki fall for each other in the midst of all the danger.

Even though there were things that didn't fully add up I found this to be an enjoyable and I'll definitely be reading the next book in the series.
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)

Torn is book 4 in the LOST series by Cynthia Eden and brings us back to the Last Option Search Team and the cases that keep them busy. Victoria experienced a trauma in the form of an attack in a previous book. She is still struggling with the PTSD from that event coupled with her natural affinity to avoid the living, preferring instead to stick with the dead. As a forensic anthropologist, Victoria is called upon to examine bodies found in relation to cases. However, Gabe, her boss, is sending
Apr 15, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Torn is another solid entry in the LOST series. Victoria Palmer's job at LOST is as a forensic anthropologist, dealing with the dead. Victoria considers them safer than the living because the living might break the carefully constructed shield that she has built around herself. A past that includes the murder of her mother by her father makes her believe that she could be genetically disposed to be a killer herself causing her to keep everyone at arm's length. Wade, who is one of the founding me ...more
Apr 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: i-proudly-own

Fourth book in the Last Option Search Team (LOST) series by Cynthia Eden. Much like the other in the series this book is a dark and intense romance, but for the first time the other members only make a brief cameo instead of significant role of the story. Victoria and Wade, it was only a matter of time before these two happened. From the first book you could tell Victoria had feelings for Wade but Wade was slow on the uptake it took Victoria almost dying before Wade realized how much
Ann Lorz
One of my favorite series of hers so far has been her Lost series. I think it's because of the whole idea of the series. I like the fact that they work so hard to find those who others have given up on. Not only is this a great series, Eden has a way of writing hero's that make you want to be lost (I'm thinking you're sitting at Starbucks waiting to be found) and them to find you.

Hot, tough sexy hero's!

I love them all of course Jax from Shattered is still my favorite. Shh...don't tell Wade.

LOST is a team of private investigators consisted of ex SEALS, ex cops, profilers and such, who all have a common clue, ok two. First they are all gorgeous as it seems and secondly, they all have their dirty secrets to carry heavily in their souls from the their past, that is, they all have their issues.
So here it goes. Victoria and Wade are sent to investigate the loss of a long lost girl who seems she had been abducted five years ago and disappeared ever since. As the investigation goes so the
OMG this series is amazeballs!!!!!! I haven't read a series in a while that they've all been 5 stars!!!! I love Wade and couldn't wait for his story and man it did not disappoint! I loved Victoria she was strong and detrimened. I can't wait to see what happens next. It looks like Asher will get the next book, he was a new character added along with his twin Ana. I hope Dace (the defective ) get a book I really liked him! Another must read!
Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
Another gripping read from Cynthia Eden. Review to come...
Oct 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Jan 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
The MC felt less badass/professional than in the other books,but still a good suspense book! I think i missed the rest of the team too!
Jodie Lauren
May 31, 2017 rated it liked it
Wade and Victoria's story.

People have secrets. No more than those who work at LOST. They see the dark depths of human nature... from the shrink, to the detective and finally the MD anthropologist. Trying to find the missing they see all of the good and bad.

Victoria has a past but it still affects her today. Wade has lost people in his past and won't let it happen again. What should be a simple case to ease Victoria back in brings all the ugly to the front of their minds. The past will come back
Jan 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
5 Stars, 3 Flames
Monsters can come in all forms. And sometimes they hide in plain sight. Victoria Palmer can attest to this as she witnessed her father’s sins and committing a few of her own. Wade Monroe is tired of losing those he cares about and helps his friend create LOST to help find the missing. Torn partners up Wade and Victoria that leads an investigation that will push their limits.
Holy Toledo, Batman! Cynthia Eden may be one of the best Romantic Suspense authors around today. There ar
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Award-winning author Cynthia Eden writes sexy tales of contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and paranormal romance. She is a New York Times, USA Today, Digital Book World, and IndieReader best-seller. Since she began writing full-time in 2005, Cynthia has written over one hundred novels and novellas.

Cynthia lives along the Alabama Gulf Coast. She loves romance novels, horror movies, and chocol

Other books in the series

LOST (6 books)
  • Broken (LOST, #1)
  • Twisted (LOST, #2)
  • Shattered (LOST, #3)
  • Taken (LOST, #5)
  • Wrecked (LOST, #6)