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With a killer on the loose, it's the worst time to be on lockdown.

It's just another day at the office for Washington Metro Police lieutenant Sam Holland when a body surfaces off the shores of the Anacostia River. But before Sam can sink her teeth into the new case, Secret Service agents seize her from the crime scene. A threat has been made against her family, but nobody will tell her anything - including the whereabouts of her husband, Vice President Nick Cappuano.

This isn't the first time the couple's lives have been at risk, but when a bombshell from Sam's past returns to haunt her, she can't help but wonder if there's a connection. With a ruthless killer out for vengeance and Nick struggling to maintain his reputation after secrets from his own past are revealed, Sam works to tie the threat to a murder that can't possibly be a coincidence. And she has to get it done before her husband's career is irrevocably damaged.

©2017 HTJB, Inc. (P)2017 Harlequin Enterprises, Limited.

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Lt. Samantha (Sam) Holland is whisked away from the scene of a murder investigation by Secret Service agents. It all happened so abruptly that neither she nor her partner, Freddie, could stop them or get answers to their questions about what was going on. Sam finds herself locked down in a safe house along with the rest of her extended family. She eventually learns of the credible threat against them (especially the children) after she’s joined by her husband, Vice President Nick Cappuano. Needless to say, Sam is very verbal in her displeasure over being locked down and unable to pursue the investigation or her other cases. She insists on going to work in spite of the danger to herself and others. The police procedurals in these cases are always intriguing. I enjoyed following the evidence along with Sam and other detectives as they worked together to solve this case. I love these characters and have enjoyed reading about their lives. However, there are things occurring that just don’t work for me. Sam is the Second Lady – the Vice President’s wife – and yet she roams around the city easily recognized without protection of any kind…because she stomps her foot and demands it be that way. There’s no consideration for Nick or anyone else – just Sam doing what Sam wants to do. I loved that she continued to work after becoming Second Lady and think the plot has great potential, but it’s becoming harder to suspend belief and accept the fact that no agent covers her, and it’s never been more evident (or over-the-top) than in this book. Sam’s continued blatant attitude, along with some other issues, was so profound in Fatal Threat that I found myself shaking my head a few too many times. It lessened my enjoyment of this book. I’m a fan of the series. I’ve loved the journey with Nick, Sam, and Scotty as well as the awesome support cast. I’m intrigued with their lives and future and am really hoping to see a more believable stance going forward. Yes, even Romance/Suspense has to be believable to a point. The saving grace for this book is the Bonus Story at the end concerning Avery and Shelby. I loved it and them!

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Excellent Series

Love the entire series and characters. Narrator is great. Can't wait for next book in series.

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Fatal fan

Love the Fatal series its fast paced, fun character's, and story lines. Marie Force is an amazing writer.

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5 stars all the way!!

Love this Author. Love this series. The Fatal Series just keeps getting better and better. This is a must read series.

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Another winner for Marie Force.

As usual this had all the elements I enjoy in a book. Suspense, mystery and romance.






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I laughed, I gasped, and I had to hit pause a LOT!

I started this series back in 2012, and caught up until Fatal Identity back in 2016. School forced me to put my favorite series on hold, and I figured I'd give audiobooks a try recently. This is the first book where everything is new to me. It was incredible! No spoilers, but WOW I was not expecting so many devastating bombshells to be dropped, and given that this series is what it is, THAT'S saying something! I'm just about to start Fatal Chaos, and I can't wait!

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As always fast pace, mysterious and Sam is my hero. Voice actor ok. Story outstanding and surprising

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Riveting as always

Another great book from Marie Force! Sucks you in from the first chapter and doesn’t stop until the last one. And I love the short story at the end. You’ll love every word.

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Another Great Fatal Book

Marie Force just keeps getting better with the Fatal Series books. I love Sam and Nick and all the characters. Fast moving and keeps my attention. I can't wait to read the next one.

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Fatal threat

I loved this book. It was the best one yet!! So awesome looking forward to more