By Marie Force
Washington, D.C., Metro Police Detective Sergeant Sam Holland wishes a tremendous win to salvage her career'and her confidence'after a disastrous research. the appropriate chance arises whilst Senator John O'Connor is located brutally murdered in his mattress, and Sam is assigned to the case. concerns get advanced while Sam has to workforce up with Nick Cappuano, O'Connor's good friend and leader of staff...and the fellow Sam had a memorable one-night stand with years past. Their sexual chemistry nonetheless sizzles, and Sam has to struggle to stick fascinated by the case. drowsing with a fabric witness is one other mistake she can't afford'especially while the our bodies continue piling up.Book 1 of the deadly sequence through united states at the present time bestselling writer Marie Force97,000 phrases
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