"Exhilarating romantic suspense"
After spending the past year in a remote Peru village,
Alexis Mission returns home to New Mexico. Neither her
parents nor her four-year-old brother knows she is coming
because she fears rejection from her father, who told her
never to come back. However, no one is home yet it looks
like her family left abruptly. Government agent Gabriel
O'Roarke tells her that her family was murdered and she is
unsafe so he forces her to vanish. Gabriel feels bad that
he lied because her family still lives under a new name for
Ten years later, Alex realizes that someone has entered her
Austin home stealing a sketch she made of her family.
Using the drop number Gabriel left her she gets in touch
with him. He arrives and soon they fall in love, but he
vows to adhere to his pledge to her father to keep her safe
while knowing what will happen to their relationship if she
learns the truth.
DISAPPEAR is an exhilarating romantic suspense that engages
the audience from the moment no one is at the Mission home
(yet the stove is on) until the female protagonist
struggles to figure out what happened to her family.
Gabriel is a martyr doing whatever his country needs while
keeping the Missions safe though he somewhat fails at the
latter. The exhilarating novel clearly showcases Kay
David's talent, but one must wonder how incredible the tale
could have been if the plot followed up with a stunned Alex
seeking closure from the moment Gabriel enters her life
instead of the decade gap.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted July 15, 2002