Shadowlands by Kate Brian
Rory Miller had one chance to fight back and she took it. Rory survived… and the serial killer who attacked her escaped. Now that the infamous Steven Nell is on the loose, Rory must enter the witness protection with her father and sister, Darcy, leaving their friends and family without so much as a goodbye.
Starting over in a new town with only each other is unimaginable for Rory and Darcy. They were inseparable as children, but now they can barely stand each other. As the sisters settle in to Juniper Landing, a picturesque vacation island, it seems like their new home may be just the fresh start they need. They fall in with a group of beautiful, carefree teens and spend their days surfing, partying on the beach, and hiking into endless sunsets. But just as they’re starting to feel safe again, one of their new friends goes missing. Is it a coincidence? Or is the nightmare beginning all over again?
I will admit I was a little nervous about reading this book. I had not read anything by Ms. Brian and did not know if this was going to stay on track as a thriller. Oh but I was wrong to worry. This is a thriller from beginning to end. The pacing in this book was perfect for me. It was fast fast fast. I will be recommending to my readers who love a good thriller that keeps you reading way past your bedtime.