Readers are dropped into a close-knit group of federal agents in Pettrey’s heart-pounding third installment of her Chesapeake Valor series (after Still Life.) FBI agent Declan Grey is slowly piecing together clues to what he believes is an imminent terrorist attack. When the FBI’s new crisis counselor (and Declan’s secret crush), Tanner Shaw, becomes attached to his investigation, their feelings for each other find opportunity to blossom in the midst of the looming fear. Both agents rely on their personal Christian faith to guide and strengthen them, a character quality handled deftly by Pettrey. Eventually, Declan and Tanner’s investigation begins to align with that of their comrades Griffin and Parker (and others from previous books in the series). With non-stop action, Pettrey’s entertaining novel sweeps the reader into a high-stakes plot that endangers the country as well as recurring series characters. A well-placed cliff-hanger ensures that readers will be back for the next installment. Agent: Janet Grant, Books and Such. (Oct.)
Reviewed on: 10/09/2017 Release date: 10/01/2017 Genre: Fiction
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