Mean Streak

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Grand Central Publishing, Aug 19, 2014 - Fiction - 416 pages
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From #1 New York Times best-selling author Sandra Brown comes a heart-pounding story of survival, that takes the age-old question, "Does the end justify the means?" and turns it on its head.

Dr. Emory Charbonneau, a pediatrician and marathon runner, disappears on a mountain road in North Carolina. By the time her husband Jeff, miffed over a recent argument, reports her missing, the trail has grown cold. Literally. Fog and ice encapsulate the mountainous wilderness and paralyze the search for her.

While police suspect Jeff of "instant divorce," Emory, suffering from an unexplained head injury, regains consciousness and finds herself the captive of a man whose violent past is so dark that he won't even tell her his name. She's determined to escape him, and willing to take any risks necessary to survive.

Unexpectedly, however, the two have a dangerous encounter with people who adhere to a code of justice all their own. At the center of the dispute is a desperate young woman whom Emory can't turn her back on, even if it means breaking the law. Wrong becomes right at the hands of the man who strikes fear, but also sparks passion.

As her husband's deception is revealed, and the FBI closes in on her captor, Emory begins to wonder if the man with no name is, in fact, her rescuer from those who wish her dead - and from heartbreak.

Combining the nail-biting suspense and potent storytelling that has made Sandra Brown one of the world's best loved authors, MEAN STREAK is a wildly compelling novel about love, deceit, and the choices we must make in order to survive.

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Great characters, Good, suspenseful plot, fun to read. - Goodreads
POOR, terrible writing. - Goodreads
What a great page turner! - Goodreads
There are 4 sex scenes that I found awkward. - Goodreads
Loved the ending of this book. - Goodreads
Almost a 3 Star. Good story and pace. - Goodreads

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I loved this book. Haven't read Sandra Brown in a while. Now I remember why I liked her books so much. Great character development. Good plot twists. Read full review

Review: Mean Streak

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Very suspenseful. You could not predict what was going to happen next, right up until the end. The romantic scenes were a bit overdone and corny like a Harlequin romance novel. If you are looking for suspense this is a quick fast read. Read full review

About the author (2014)

Sandra Brown is the author of over sixty-six New York Times bestsellers. There are over eighty million copies of her books in print worldwide, and her work bas been translated into thirty-four languages. She lives in Texas. For more information you can visit

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