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Publisher's Note:

Research scientist Caitlyn Lindsey is convinced that someone is taking out her team one by one. First, a friend and research partner was killed in a home invasion. Three months ago, her boss died in a suspicious car accident. Four days ago, another partner supposedly committed suicide. And now Caitlyn herself has miraculously survived a hit-and-run. Afraid for her life with nowhere to turn, she reaches out to one of the victim's husbands, Detective Josh Solomon. Though initially skeptical about Caitlyn's theory, Josh soon realizes that the attack that took his wife's life was anything but random. Now the two of them must discover the truth about who is after Caitlyn's team--and what their end game is--before it's too late. In this nail-biting thriller, award-winning author Lisa Harris will have you believing that there's no such thing as random.…

Deadly Intentions

by Lisa Harris

Overall Book Review:

Deadly Intentions by Lisa Harris is a story of corruption and greed, but also a story of romance and healing.  Caitlyn Lindsey is in an uncomfortable situation as she tries to figure out who is killing off her friends and coworkers.  She turns to Josh Solomon for help and the two of them are off on a crazy and dangerous adventure to find the truth.

Many novels of this type seem to put the characters in constant danger and have them constantly running from their enemies.  There are a few sections like that here, but the author was more selective about how many confrontational scenes she had in the story.  Don’t be misled though, the characters are still in danger and don’t know who to trust, but they have a little room to breathe between attacks.

There is a lot of intrigue and mystery as to who can be trusted and who is really behind the issues confronted by the main characters.  The side character Eddie is a really interesting person as well.  The romance in this book is done well without making it the focus of the story. 

This book was sent to Compass Book Ratings for review by Revell


Content Analysis:

Profanity/Language:  None 

Violence/Gore:  A woman bleeds out from a gunshot wound; report of a person committing suicide; a person’s car is intentionally run off the road; robbers attack a man and there is a scuffle, no serious injuries; report that a man abused his wife physically and eventually shot and killed her; a man pulls a knife on a character; a woman is shot and the wound bleeds; a body is found in which the victim was shot in the head; several scenes in which characters are held at gunpoint, some result in shot fired and fatalities; a man is tied to a chair and threatened with an injection; report that a person was drugged. 

Sex/Nudity:  Man suspects wife of having an affair; a married man and a woman are found together in a hotel, it is implied they are in a state of undress.

Mature Subject Matter:

Suicide, murder of family members, corruption.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

Several reports that a character got drunk.

Overall Book Rating
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Violence/Gore
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Sex/Nudity
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I primarily read fiction from all genres. I have six children and many happy hours have been spent reading together. I also love quilting, hiking, and camping.