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Raina Wilkins has little to live for - until she's forced on the run with a wanted killer and a homeless teen with a deadly secret ...

Driving alone on a dark autumn night, Raina hits a man who darts from the Maine woods in front of her. The injured stranger climbs in her car, forces her to drive on at gunpoint, but gets out soon after and disappears back into the forest.

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Paperback, 428 pages
Published June 16th 2016 by Slender Thread
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Brenda
As Raina Wilkins drove home from a night at the movies, her thoughts were dark. Her life had spiralled out of control since the accident ten years prior, and try as she might, she couldn’t seem to gain a measure of happiness or peace. But when Raina felt the thud after seeing a man running from the woods in front of her, she had no idea how much her life was about to change.

Terrified at the gun in her face, Raina did what the stranger ordered. But when he suddenly disappeared, Raina headed for h
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Shane
Apr 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Loved it!!!! With plenty of action and suspense and two awesome, feisty female protagonists like Raina and Erin I thoroughly recommend this book to anyone.
Jeannie May
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Brilliant! Much anticipated and definitely didn't disappoint...stayed up way too late because I couldn't put it down! Highly recommend this for action packed, twists and turns, surprises aplenty! Hardest part was when it ended...what to read next?
Rita
Jun 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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I received a copy of Hit and Run by Diane Hester through Goodreads in exchange for an honest review. My thanks to the author, Diane Hester for the opportunity to read this book. I literally couldn’t put the book down, I was captivated to read it!! This book is a page-turner!!

Hit and Run follows the story of 28-year-old Raina Wilkins, our main protagonist, who really has little to live for. She is haunted by her sad past but tries to make thing better in the present. Until one night, out of the b
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Wanda C
May 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Surprised me with the ending; I thought I had it all figured out. Boy, was I wrong. Great mystery read.

Based on a five-star rating, I give it five stars!
1) Buy from the author in the future? Yes
2) Did it keep me intrigued? Yes
3) Story line adventurous, mysterious, and believable? Yes
4) Would I recommend to a family member/friend? Yes.
5) Did my idea of the book based on the cover remain the same after I read the book? Yes. One can tell the female on the cover is in a "run" situation.
Val Roche
Aug 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Just 'Wow'!

This book was brought to my attention by a member of a book club i use.
I bought it just as a filler as my TBR pile wasn't 'grabbing me'.
I am SO pleased it was more or less stumbled upon!
What a gem!!
Our heroine has a troubled past, which seems to come back to haunt her and threaten to almost repeat itself.
This book keeps giving and giving till the end.
I read straight through the night and shall be seeking more from the author.
Jennifer
May 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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Hit and Run follows the story of a woman haunted by her past while dealing with a mystery in the present. How much does her past influence her decisions and how will she reconcile them?

This was a very well written book - the pace was perfect, leading up to a great conclusion. The book had a great flow and was easy to read without being 'simple'.

I thoroughly enjoyed the read and would highly recommend!
Bridgett Brown
Apr 11, 2017 rated it liked it
I won this in a Goodreads Giveaway.
Raina really has little to live for, but one night she hits a guy, he jumps in and makes her drive him down the road then he jumps out and runs into the woods. Thankful thats over she hopes to never see him again. But when something is left in her car, something people would kill for. Her life gets thrown upside down.
Dianne
Jun 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's not often the ending is a surprise, this one was. I loved the humanity and realness of the characters and the way Diane let them evolve through the story. Lots of twists and turns, great characters, intriguing plot. It was a wonderful and thoroughly enjoyable read and I'm sure I will be reading it again. I won this novel in a goodreads giveaway.
Margaret Hortz
Jun 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a page turner. It is sometimes written in vague riddles but it keeps you fascinated and intrigued to see what happens next. Big twist at the end but I won't be a spoiler. Great read
Mary Nee
Jul 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Good book! Would definitely recommend it to friends and family. A lot of twist and turns and you may think you have it figured out and then you don't!
Victoria
Nov 29, 2017 rated it liked it
I received this book from a Goodreads giveaway. I found this to be pretty predictable. It had an interesting storyline and a few twists, but I wasn’t super shocked by any of them. It definitely was a page turner and I got through it quickly. I felt like the ending was just too neatly put together and unrealistic. Overall, it’s not a bad read, but could have been better with the way the story played out.
April Brown
Jul 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
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***Goodreads Giveaway ****
I won this book on a give away! It was a great suspenseful read! The plot was well developed and kept me guessing till the end. The best part of giveaways is finding a good author to keep following. Especially newer authors.
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Apr 10, 2017 rated it it was ok
I won this book in a giveaway I wont give any spoilers but I will say this book was not what I had anticipated at all I thought it was going to be more on the thriller side and this book left me high and dry. I also didn't care for the writing style which through me off a lot while reading and made it very difficult to even get half way through this book maybe others will like this book but personal I didn't care for it!
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Diane Hester is a former violinist with the Adelaide Symphony and the Rochester Philharmonic, US. Born in New York, she now lives in Port Lincoln, South Australia with husband Michael.

Diane's debut thriller Run To Me made the finals of the 2014 Daphne du Maurier Awards. Her second thriller, Hit and Run, is due for release in 2017.

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