Together with a car thief called Jay, Liva manages to escape the massacre but now the two of them are alone in New York, trying to outrun and outwit two killers who will stop at nothing to find them.
When you live on the edge, there’s a long way to fall.
- Original Title:Out of Control
- Author:Sarah Alderson
- Rating:8.06 / 10
- Publisher:Published May 22nd 2014 by Simon & Schuster UK
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The policeman is looking at me, his head tilted to one side, a deep line etched between his eyebrows. He taps his pen in a slow staccato rhythm on the edge of the desk. ‘What were you doing on the roof?’ he asks.
I take a breath and try to unknot my cramping fingers, which are stuffed in the front pocket of the NYPD sweater I’m wearing. ‘I was just getting some air,’ I say. I sound like an automaton; my voice is toneless, lost. ‘I couldn’t sleep.’
The policeman’s eyebrows rise. He scribbles something on his pad then glances up, catching sight of someone or something behind me. He stands quickly, tossing his pen on to the paper-strewn desk. ‘I’m going to get a coffee,’ he says, grabbing a mug from among the mess. ‘Can I get you anything?’
I shake my head and watch ...