Betrayed by Lillian Duncan is a fast paced thriller. Maria has had her life as she knew it completely blown apart. The husband whom she thought she knew turned out to be a terrorist who kidnapped their daughter and tried to kill Marie by shooting her. Assured that her husband had been killed, she now is in the witness protection program starting a new life with her daughter in a small Ohio town running a florist shop. Conrad a local police man has become interested in Marie and visits her shop frequently. However, when her daughter’s friend suddenly goes missing, Marie’s life suddenly turns back into a nightmare. She starts receiving calls from her supposed dead husband and tries to make a run to Florida with her daughter to keep her safe. Unfortunately, even Conrad is trying to question Marie as evidence seems to point to her as the possible kidnapper. This was a very good suspenseful read. It was very difficult to put down as I kept the pages turning trying to figure out with Marie who had betrayed her and who still wanted her daughter. I look forward to reading more of Lillian Duncan’s books. I received this book from the The Book Club Network, Inc. and the opinions are my own.