Heart of lies, by Jill Marie Landis. Maddie and her "brothers" find a place to stay and what Maddie hopes is a new life without all the troubles of the past. These "brothers" were alongside her as part of the tribe (thieves and beggars), but when the tribe disbanded the stuck together and found a new place to call home. Happy to no longer be living that old life and having hope for a better future, Maddie suddenly finds herself thrown back into her old world when her brothers kidnap a child to hold for ransom. The child is left in Maddie's care, making her an accomplice in this crime. The little girl escapes from Maddie's care and Maddie finds herself chasing the child in an attempt to not ruin her own life. What she doesn't expect is to meet Tom, he is assigned to this case and is also pursing the child. But things get really messed up when they realize they have feelings for each other!
I enjoyed this book, I found it a little hard to get in to for the first little bit, but once I got past the first few chapters I was enthralled! Its exciting, full of suspense, love and so hard to put down!
Received this book from Zondervan in exchange of an honest review.