9781432831127, $25.95 www.amazon.com
“Payback” begins with a simple mistake on the part of Marta Crawford who is attending a convention in Atlanta. Feeling lonely on her birthday, she indulges in what she thinks will be a one night stand. Instead the man she had sex with pursues her and her family until he and her daughter disappear. A book by Jonnie Jacobs has always been a good read but this time “Payback” surpasses anything she has ever done. “Payback” is a suspenseful rapid paced plot with believable characters caught up in the simple gaffe Marta has made.