Lady Sabine is harboring a skin blemish, one, that if revealed, could cause her to be branded as a witch, put her life in danger, and damage her chances of making a good marriage. After all, what nobleman would want to marry a woman so flawed?
Sir Bennet is returning home to protect his family from an imminent attack by neighboring lords who seek repayment of debts. Without fortune or means to pay those debts, Sir Bennet realizes his only option is to make a marriage match with a wealthy noblewoman. As a man of honor, he loathes the idea of courting a woman for her money, but with time running out for his family’s safety, what other choice does he have?
As Lady Sabine and Sir Bennet are thrust together under dangerous circumstances, will they both be able to learn to trust each other enough to share their deepest secrets? Or will those secrets ultimately lead to their demise?
Filled with an intensity from the first sentence that never releases its grip on the reader, Fatal Mistake is a must-read for fans of romantic suspense.
Author Susan Sleeman weaves high octane action, anticipation, and palpable attraction throughout this book. And the longer word count (from her fantastic category suspense stories) allows her to delve more deeply into the motivations and emotions of her characters.
The detail in this book of weapons, investigative procedures, and military specialties is excellent, giving the readers the feeling of being in the middle of a police procedural show. Sleeman knows her stuff.
I loved the strength of both Tara Parrish and former-SEAL-turned FBI explosives expert Cal Riggins. There isn’t a cowering, simpering heroine in this book. Nope, Tara can hold her own against the intense FBI Critical Incident Response team.
And what a team it is, each member willing to do whatever it takes to protect innocent lives. I can’t wait to read the others’ stories!!
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Kayden McKenna is tough. She doesn’t need to rely on anyone, and after losing both her father and mother when she was a teenager, she doesn’t want to rely on anyone. So when she is unexplicably drawn to Jake Cavanaugh, she is not thrilled about it. What she doesn’t know is she already has Jake’s heart. When the two of them are thrown together to investigate the death of a climber (Jake as a deputy and Kayden because of her climbing experience), the two of them struggle with their feelings for the other. Can love grow out of an investigation? And, even more important, will they be able to solve the mystery of what happened to the climber before the threats they keep receiving are acted upon?
Silenced is book four in Dani Pettrey’s Alaskan Courage series. It was also the first Dani Pettrey book I’ve read. I’m now going to have to read the previous three books. While the book works pretty well as a stand alone, there are some references to things that happened in previous books. You also get a feel for the romance that will be coming up in the next book (each book involving one of the McKenna siblings).
Pettrey does an excellent job of weaving the romance with the mystery, suspense and action in her book. You want the hero and heroine to solve the mystery and to overcome the obstacles that litter their paths to a happily ever after.
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