Shadow Woman

Shadow Woman

A Novel

eBook - 2013
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Random House, Inc.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From Linda Howard comes a thrilling and sensual new novel of romance, suspense, intrigue . . . and memories that can kill.
 
SHADOW WOMAN
 
Lizette Henry wakes up one morning and makes a terrifying discovery: She doesn’t recognize the face she sees in the mirror. She remembers what she looks like, but her reflection is someone else’s. To add to the shock, two years seem to have disappeared from her life. Someone has gone to great and inexplicable lengths to keep those missing years hidden forever. But the past always finds a way to return.
 
Strange memories soon begin to surface and, along with them, some unusual skills and talents that Lizette hasn’t a clue about acquiring. Sensing that she’s being monitored, Lizette suddenly knows how to search for bugs in her house and tracking devices in her car. What’s more, she can elude surveillance—like a trained agent.
 
Enter a mysterious and seductive stranger named Xavier, who claims he wants to help—but who triggers disturbing images of an unspeakable crime of which Lizette may or may not be the perpetrator. With memories returning, she suddenly becomes a target of anonymous assassins. On the run with nowhere to hide, Lizette has no choice but to rely on Xavier, a strong and magnetic man she doesn’t trust, with a powerful attraction she cannot resist. As murky waters become clear, Lizette confronts a conspiracy that is treacherous and far-reaching and a truth that, once revealed, may silence her and Xavier once and for all.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Linda Howard's Running Wild.

Praise for Shadow Woman
 
“Dazzling . . . From the opening line, [Shadow Woman] will grab readers and take them on an exhilarating and terrifying adventure!”—RT Book Reviews
 
“Fast-paced, intricately detailed romantic suspense . . . Readers won’t want to put it down until the extraordinary conclusion. . . . Highly recommended.”—Fresh Fiction
 
“An intriguing plot and captivating characters [with] lots of drama, tension, intrigue and suspense.”—The Star-Ledger

Baker & Taylor
Waking up to discover that she has lost two years of memories and that she now has a different face, Lizette Henry teams up with the mysterious Xavier, who helps her to investigate disturbing flashbacks and uncover a far-reaching conspiracy that threatens both of their lives. By the RITA-winning author of Prey. 125,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York :, Ballantine Books,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780345535924
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Mynannygirl
Aug 08, 2015

Trashy with minimal plot

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digitbaxter
Dec 18, 2014

This book was truly bad. The first chapter was useless and turned out to have little bearing on the book - it actually confused the reader. This story would have been a lot better if it had been strung out through the book to make a more believable ending.

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marlene571
Oct 23, 2014

this book is amazing

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RachelK29
Jun 28, 2014

I liked this book a lot better than some of the other commenters did, but I would agree that it wasn't as good as some of Howard's past novels and the ending felt like it was missing something. It definitely took twists and turns that I didn't expect and kept me on the edge of my seat with suspense. I would recommend this one!

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c210flyer
Feb 02, 2014

Entertaining, but not her best. 6 of 10 for me.

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Tenpets5
Dec 29, 2013

A slow start but not exactly predictable like I thought, The ending was kind of abrupt

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wettstone
Sep 21, 2013

Linda Howard spins a fantastic tale that draws you in so you don't want to put it down for anything!

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readlisten
Apr 11, 2013

This story starts out very well indeed...very exciting. Then it deteriorates into absolute trash. Now I remember why I have not read this author for several years. Save yourself the boredom and annoyance, and read something else.

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lizzyb
Mar 14, 2013

Not her usual good read. Rather boring so I skip read quickly.

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junebug44
Feb 21, 2013

I have read every book by Linda Howard and waited a long time for my hold.
Soooooooooo disappointing! I can't believe how b-o-o-o-r-r-r-ing this is, right from the beginning.
This is the first time I have ever given up on a book, especially by Linda Howard, and I just (tried) to start reading it today. I am not wasting my time reading the book.

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