No Way Back: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Apr 2, 2013 - Fiction - 352 pages
24 Reviews

Wendy Gould is an attractive, happy suburban mom, and an experienced ex-cop. A chance meeting with a stranger in a hotel ends when the man is murdered and she's the only witness, forcing her to run from rogue federal agents determined to keep her silent, even if it means killing her. Things only get worse when the authorities—the wrong ones—find their way to her door, giving her no recourse but to flee from her only safe haven.

Lauritzia Velez, meanwhile, is a devoted nanny. She's also a woman with a deadly secret that has driven her into hiding until she can prove her innocence.

Scared and alone, these two women with nothing in common will eventually join forces and embark on a dangerous odyssey to find the truth and save their lives. It's a desperate hunt that leads them into a nefarious web of treachery, lies, and corruption involving drug lords, arms dealers, and shadowy figures in the highest echelons of government.

A breathtaking tale featuring two strong, sympathetic women who must rely on each other to take down powerful, lethal forces, No Way Back is a riveting tale full of twists and thrilling surprises from the bestselling author who is "coming up on the rails behind Harlan Coben and Lee Child" (Evening Standard, U.K.).

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What awful cover art, looks like bad Star Wars sci-fi. - Goodreads
As to the writing, it's laughably bad. - Goodreads
The plot of No Way Back outsshined the 12th of Never. - Goodreads
The story moves along at an edge-of-the-seat pace. - Kirkus

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User Review  - Carl Brookins - Goodreads

Here is an out of the ordinary crime novel that features two women on the lam. One is a young Mexican woman who hides in the US while drug lords seek out her family in revenge. The other is an older ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer Autry - Goodreads

I really debated giving this a 2 star or 3 star. The book was fast paced and an easy read. However, I skipped a couple pages early on because of an scene of almost adultery (though according to ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Andrew Gross is the author of the New York Times and international bestsellers 15 Seconds, Eyes Wide Open, The Blue Zone, The Dark Tide, Don't Look Twice, and Reckless. He is also the coauthor of five number one bestsellers with James Patterson, including Judge & Jury and Lifeguard. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages. He lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife, Lynn.

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