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Out of Control

Sarah Alderson


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A girl looking to escape her past in New York City ends up on the run from a dangerous conspiracy in this sizzling, high-stakes novel.

When seventeen-year-old Liva came to New York City, all she wanted was to escape the painful memories of her past and finally find a fresh start. Her hopes for a new future were dashed the moment she became the sole witness to a brutal murder. When she’s taken into police custody—supposedly for her own protection—she realizes something isn’t right, but it’s too late. Soon, bullets start flying, and Liva realizes that she is not just a witness, but the target—and she needs to escape before it’s too late.

With the help of a sexy car thief that she met at the station, Liva manages to get away from the massacre unharmed, but now the two of them are alone in New York, trying to outrun and outwit the two killers who will stop at nothing to find them. Liva and Jay are living on the edge, but when you’re on the edge, there’s a long way to fall.

Praise For Out of Control

"The opening of the book has to be one of the best that I've ever read... Explosive, action packed, tense and exciting. A five star read which I will definitely be recommending.”
— Contemporary Romance Reviewer

"Phenomenally well-written like all Sarah Alderson’s books, the sexual tension crackles off the page.... it will leave you begging for more."
— Bestselling Romance Author, Becky Wicks

"A highly addictive read that will have readers everywhere on the edge of their seats.”
— Romantic Fiction Reviewer

“Super sexy, serious and mysterious all in one - total must-read.”
— YA Fiction Reviewer

“I love Sarah Alderson's books and this one is an absolute page turner! It's got everything you could want! Action, thrills, romance and humour all in one!”
— Amazon Reviewer

“Beautiful and sensual with frissons of sexual tension and a punchy and serious storyline.”
— Amazon Reviewer

“Alderson weaves a tale so clever and full of suspense it’s almost magical. The twist and turns are timed to perfection, and you just won’t see them coming. Both the plot and pacing of Out of Control are cinematic; Alderson captures the sights, smells and sounds of NYC beautifully.”
— Amazon Reviewer

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 9781481427166, 320pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2015

About the Author

Having spent most of her life in London, Sarah Alderson quit her job in the nonprofit sector in 2009 and took off on a round the world trip with her husband and princess-obsessed daughter. After several months in India, Singapore, Australia and the US, they settled in Bali, where Sarah now spends her days writing by the pool and trying to machete open coconuts without severing a limb. She is the author of The Sound; Hunting Lila and its sequel, Losing Lila; and the paranormal trilogy Fated, Severed, and Shadowed.