March 2017 Indie Next List
“Ten years ago: Lindsay Nash is trapped in an abusive marriage with a man who has threatened to kill her if she runs. Today: Lindsay is a successful small-business owner and a single mom raising her teenage daughter. When her ex-husband is released from jail, however, the terror starts all over again as Lindsay and her daughter are stalked and skillfully manipulated. Her ex swears it isn't him - but is there any chance he has really changed? This fast-paced thriller will leave you guessing right up to the end!”
— Carrie Deming (W), The Dog Eared Book, Palmyra, NY
"Stevens's taut writing and chilling depiction of love twisted beyond recognition make this a compelling read." —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Disturbing, suspenseful, and just a little nerve-wracking." —Library Journal
Eleven years ago, Lindsey Nash escaped into the night with her young daughter and left an abusive relationship. Her ex-husband, Andrew, was sent to jail and Lindsey started over with a new life.
Now, Lindsey is older and wiser, with her own business and a teenage daughter who needs her more than ever. When Andrew is finally released from prison, Lindsey believes she has cut all ties and left the past behind her. But she gets the sense that someone is watching her, tracking her every move. Her new boyfriend is threatened. Her home is invaded, and her daughter is shadowed. Lindsey is convinced it’s her ex-husband, even though he claims he’s a different person. But has he really changed? Is the one who wants her dead closer to home than she thought?
With Never Let You Go, Chevy Stevens delivers a chilling, twisting thriller that crackles with suspense as it explores the darkest heart of love and obsession.
About the Author
Chevy Stevens is the author of Still Missing and Never Knowing. Before becoming a writer, she worked as a realtor. When she held open houses, she had a lot of time waiting by herself between potential buyers, and Stevens would spend this time scaring herself with all the things that could happen to her. The most terrifying scenario she thought up became the story behind Still Missing. Stevens grew up on a ranch on Vancouver Island, and she still calls the island home. When she’s not writing, she’s hiking with her husband and her dog in the local mountains.
Praise for Never Let You Go:
"A fast-paced thriller with a surprise twist." —Kirkus Reviews
"The gripping, often terrifying story follows Lindsey as she endures the roller coaster that is survival and in the end finds an outcome that she never expected... Stevens’ portrayal is spot-on." —Booklist
Praise for Chevy Stevens’ Novels:
"Gripping...unforgettable." —Gillian Flynn
"Heart-pounding." —Lisa Gardner
"Will have you spellbound." —Karin Slaughter
“Engrossing, suspenseful.” –Library Journal
"Utterly absorbing." —Kathy Reichs
“Chilling, compelling.” —William Landay
“Tense…Action-packed.” –Kirkus Reviews
“Fast-paced and thought-provoking.” –Kimberly McCreight
“An emotional rollercoaster you’ll be sorry to get off of when you finish the last page.” –Jennifer McMahon
“Stevens skillfully builds suspense.” –Publishers Weekly
“Haunting and harrowing.” –Megan Abbott
“Taught and riveting.” –Hilary Davidson
“Deep and exciting.” –Lisa Unger
“Riveting.” –Alafair Burke