Long Gone by Alafair Burke
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
A set up, or is she guilty? There's a series of coincidental meetings and occurrences that the ordinary person might not have been so readily gotten into, but for Alice it seems like life is just the way it's supposed to be. She's been rather protected thus far, expecting things to go her way (even after losing her job after telling her father she no longer wanted his "help") - this is just more of life being as it should be.
That's really what cost the book it's star: normal people aren't quite so trusting, they're a little more cautious about the sort of job set up that Alice is invited in to. There were times when I thought, "really? you're just going along with that?" or "that's a little suspicious, isn't it?"
However, as these types of suspense books go, Burke is one of the best authors. Go and read.