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Only Ever You

Only Ever You

A Novel

Rebecca Drake

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A mother under police suspicion fights to find her missing daughter in Rebecca Drake's heart-stopping novel of domestic suspense, Only Ever You.

How far will one family go to protect their child?

“TWISTY, COMPELLING, AND HARROWING…WILL LEAVE YOU BREATHLESS.”—Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Love You

Jill Lassiter’s three-year-old daughter disappears from a playground only to return after forty frantic minutes, but her mother’s relief is short-lived—there’s a tiny puncture mark on Sophia’s arm.

Is it a bug bite, as Jill’s husband David thinks, or something far more sinister? When doctors can find no trace of drugs in her system, Jill decides she’ll never know what happened to Sophia, but at least her child is safe. For now…

The Lassiter home, situated in an affluent Pennsylvania suburb, is being watched. Someone has infiltrated the family’s professional and personal lives—and is dead-set on making Jill and David face every parent’s worst nightmare all over again…and, this time, seems to want more than just Sophia.

“An adrenaline-fueled thriller.”—Publishers Weekly

“Heartrending…and masterfully plotted…will captivate readers.” —The Criminal Element

chapter one


On the day her life began to unravel, Jill Lassiter smeared sunscreen on her three-year-old daughter’s soft skin and drove her, as promised, to the park.

It was a hot afternoon, and...

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Rebecca Drake

REBECCA DRAKE is the author of the novels Just Between Us, Don't Be Afraid, The Next Killing, The Dead Place, which was an IMBA bestseller, as well as the short story "Loaded," which was featured in Pittsburgh Noir. A graduate of Penn State University and former journalist, she is currently an instructor in Seton Hill University's Writing Popular Fiction M.F.A. program. Rebecca lives in Pittsburgh, PA, with her husband and two children.

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