Desperate by Christine Wilkinson
Warning: contains scenes and language that may be disturbing to some readers. Desperate is a heart-pounding, edge-of-your-seat psychological thriller about an abusive, manipulative, powerful man whose life comes apart when his wife finally breaks free and disappears. Finding refuge with a local cop, she begins the fight for her life, and in the process, uncovers secrets her husband buried long ago. A gut-wrenching and emotional story with an unpredictable and intense ending. Not for the faint-of-heart!