From the author of the "New York Times" bestselling Spellman Files series, Lisa Lutz s latest blistering thriller is about a woman who creates and sheds new identities as she crisscrosses the country to escape her past: you ll want to buckle up for the ride!
"In case you were wondering, I didn t do it. I didn t have anything to do with Frank s death. I don t have an alibi, so you ll have to take my word for it..."
Forty-eight hours after leaving her husband s body at the base of the stairs, Tanya Dubois cashes in her credit cards, dyes her hair brown, demands a new name from a shadowy voice over the phone, and flees town. It s not the first time.
She meets Blue, a female bartender who recognizes the hunted look in a fugitive s eyes and offers her a place to stay. With dwindling choices, Tanya-now-Amelia accepts. An uneasy and dangerous alliance is born.
It s "almost" impossible to live off the grid today, but Amelia-now-Debra and Blue have the courage, the ingenuity, and the desperation, to try. Hopscotching from city to city, Debra especially is chased by a very dark secret can she outrun her past?
With heart-stopping escapes and devious deceptions, "The Passenger" is an amazing psychological thriller about defining yourself while you pursue your path to survival. One thing is certain: the ride will leave you breathless."