WINNER OF THE 2014 CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD
'Exciting and suspenseful, as well as moving, with a captivating heroine, this is a tremendous book.' Guardian
Wade is a loser. A broke waste of space. A father who gave up on his daughters three years ago. Wade is also a thief. Like the day he climbs through the window, steals his girls back and takes them away in his car.
He doesn’t want to hurt them. All he wants is to make up for lost time: another shot at being a dad. But Wade can’t escape his mistakes. And now a man is on their trail – a man who wants Wade dead.
Down the wide, open roads of North Carolina, with summer falling behind them, Wade must protect his children and outrun a terrifying past that is always one step ahead...