Deadly Devotion

Deadly Devotion : A Novel

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Research scientist Kate Adams and her colleague Daisy are on the brink of a breakthrough for treating depression with herbal medicine when Daisy suddenly dies. Kate knows that if it hadn't been for Daisy's mentorship, she wouldn't have the job she loves or the faith she clings to. So when police rule Daisy's death a suicide, Kate is determined to unearth the truth. Former FBI agent Tom Parker finds it hard to adjust to life back in his hometown of Port Aster. Though an old buddy gives him a job as a detective on the local police force, not everyone approves. Tom's just trying to keep a low profile, so when Kate Adams demands he reopen the investigation of her friend's death, he knows his job is at stake. In fact, despite his attraction to her, Tom thinks Kate looks a bit suspicious herself. As evidence mounts, a web of intrigue is woven around the sleepy town of Port Aster. Can Kate uncover the truth? Or will Tom stand in her way?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 23.62mm | 312.98g
  • Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group
  • Ada, MI, United States
  • English
  • 0800722221
  • 9780800722227
  • 997,138

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Kate knows the truth is out there--but if she's right, that means a killer is out there too.

Research scientists Kate Adams and Daisy Leacock were on the brink of a breakthrough for treating depression with herbal medicine when Daisy was suddenly found dead. Kate knows that her mentor's death wasn't suicide or a careless accident--and she's determined to do whatever it takes to unearth the truth about what happened to the woman who changed her life. Former FBI agent Tom Parker is finding it hard to adjust to life back in his hometown of Port Aster. Though an old buddy gave him a job as a detective on the local police force, not everyone approves. Tom's just trying to keep a low profile, so when Kate Adams demands he reopen the investigation into her friend's death, he knows his job is at stake. But despite his attraction to her, Tom thinks Kate may have something to hide. As evidence mounts, a web of intrigue is woven around the sleepy town of Port Aster. Can Kate uncover the truth? Or will Tom stand in her way? "I couldn't put it down. A compelling plot with intriguing characters that swept me up into their lives."--Margaret Daley, author of the Men of the Texas Rangers series "A clever whodunit mixed with a sweet romance. This makes for a story you won't put down until the end--and then only because you have to. Looking forward to book two!"--Lynette Eason, bestselling and award-winning author of the Deadly Reunions series Sandra Orchard is an award-winning author of inspirational romantic suspense whose novels include Deep Cover, Shades of Truth, and Critical Condition. She is an active member of American Christian Fiction Writers, The Word Guild, and Romance Writers of America and lives in the Niagara area of Ontario, Canada. To find out more, please visit www.sandraorchard.com.
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About Sandra Orchard

Sandra Orchard is an active member in American Christian Fiction Writers, The Word Guild, and Romance Writers of America. She is the author of Shades of Truth, Critical Condition, and Deep Cover, which won the Canadian Christian Writing Award for romance in June 2012 and was recognised as one of the top five novels of the year by Family Fiction magazine. Sandra has also received a Daphne DuMaurier Award in both the inspirational category and for best score overall.
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1,230 ratings
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4 36% (438)
3 23% (279)
2 5% (58)
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