Never Coming Home

Evonne Wareham

Winner of the 2012 Joan Hessayon New Writer's Award
Date Published :
March 2013
Publisher :
Choc Lit
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When Kaz Elmore is told her five-year-old daughter Jamie has died in a car crash, she struggles to accept that she’ll never see her little girl again. Then a stranger comes into her life offering the most dangerous substance in the world: hope. All she has left is hope. Devlin, security consultant and witness to the terrible accident scene, inadvertently reveals that Kaz’s daughter might not have been the girl in the car after all. What if Jamie is still alive? With no evidence, the police aren’t interested, so Devlin and Kaz have little choice but to investigate themselves. Devlin never gets involved with a client. Never. But the more time he spends with Kaz, the more he desires her – and the more his carefully constructed ice-man persona starts to unravel. The desperate search for Jamie leads down dangerous paths – to a murderous acquaintance from Devlin’s dark past, and all across Europe, to Italy, where deadly secrets await. But as long as Kaz has hope, she can’t stop looking…


"Wareham hits an impressive high in this dramatic debut that is, at once, a nerve-wracking thrill ride filed with deception, base emotion and death and tempestuous love story. Each character is carefully wrought to best suit the twists and turns of the meticulously laid-out plot. 4 ½ stars."

- RT Book Reviews

"A breath-taking tale of nail-biting danger, heart-pounding passion and long-buried secrets, Never Coming Home is the outstanding debut novel from a superb new voice in romantic suspense - Evonne Wareham!"

- Single Titles

"The author has created a couple of interesting characters in Kaz and Devlin and has even managed to inject the hint of romance too. He has a dark, mysterious past and she has had a troubled childhood spent trying to live up to the expectations of her creative artist father. Both these stories make an interesting backdrop to the tension and the threat of danger as their search takes them across Europe. Overall, this is a good first novel and one that will keep the reader guessing to the very last pages."

- The Bookbag

"If you love romance, suspense and looking for a good novel to curl up with this fall, Never Coming Home is one you’ll want to add to your to read list."

- Long and Short Reviews

"Although this book is classed as romantic suspense, I found it a most intriguing mystery. It moves at a cracking pace with constant surprises. The story twists and turns... If you like a good mystery that keeps you on the edge of your chair, with a strong love element, this has both in spades. Highly recommended."

- Lizzie Hayes, Promoting Crime Fiction