Runaway Girl by Emma Tallon

Runaway girl

I received a copy of Runaway girl from Net galley for an honest review. I loved it. From the moment I started reading, I could not put it down. I was fully engaged. There was so much suspense all I wanted to do was find out what was going to happen to all the characters I was rooting for.

Anna a lady in an abusive relationship escapes from her abusive lover and gets to safety. What I didn’t like about the book is that it had a predictable happy ending. The knight in shining amour so to speak came to the rescue of the damsel in distress. The book reminded me of Girl in the Mist that I read a while back. A psychological thriller that’s intertwined with romance.

Tony, Anna’s ex-boyfriend was my least favorite character for all the verbal and physical abuse he brought upon her. This was the first book I have read that’s written by this author. I loved the style and character development. The book looks like it’s going to have a continuation of the story which I look forward to. I empathized with Anna and her best friend Tanya. I loved that they were determined women in the midst of all the challenges.

Freddy intrigued me from his physical description to his personality. He is one character that I would like to meet. The book is set in London. Interestingly this is one city that I have never really had the urge of visiting. The title too was relevant to the story line.

About the book (Good reads)

You have to fight for the ones you love.

Anna Davis has spent years terrified of her sadistic gangster boyfriend. Right up until she runs away in the dead of night, she’s frightened he will kill her. And she knows he still will, if he ever finds her…

As Anna starts her new life, she meets two strangers who will change her fortunes forever. Tanya Smith is a gorgeous East London stripper with a big heart. Anna loves Tanya’s attitude to life and the pair quickly become inseparable and business partners. And East End baron Freddie Tyler is everything Anna’s ex-boyfriend was not – he’s kind, caring and would do anything to make Anna happy.

But are they both telling Anna the truth about who they really are?

Just as Anna begins to see a brighter future for herself, her past comes back to haunt her. She could be about to lose everything – even her life. But she’s a different person now. She’s got something to live for and she’s not going to give up without a fight.

If you love Martina Cole, Kimberley Chambers, Casey Kelleher and Jessie Keane, you’ll love Runaway Girl. This fast-paced, gripping thriller will have you reading well after dark.

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