Fatal Identity: A Romantic Suspense novel

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43 reviews

About this ebook

Every family has its secrets…

As the first anniversary of her marriage to Vice President Nick Cappuano approaches, Lieutenant Sam Holland is dreaming of Bora Bora—sun, sand and a desperately needed break from the DC grind. But real life has a way of intervening, and Sam soon finds herself taking on one of the most perplexing cases of her career.

Government worker Josh Hamilton begs Sam to investigate his shocking claim that his parents stole him from another family thirty years ago. More complicated still, his "father" is none other than the FBI director. When a member of Josh's family is brutally murdered, Sam begins to question how deep this cover-up goes. Is it possible the revered director was part of a baby-napping ring and that others involved are also targets?

With a killer intent on deadly revenge and her team still reeling from a devastating loss, Sam's plate is full—and when Nick and their son, Scotty, take ill, is her dream of a tropical anniversary celebration in peril too?

Ratings and reviews

43 reviews
Patti Hartline
July 26, 2016
Marie does not disappoint - this was my favorite book to date. Even though I am not giving anything away, I feel like anything I type will be a spoiler, so read on at your own risk. The love story between Sam and Nick just grows stronger. They are wonderful parents to Scotty. You will get more of a glimpse into the mind and heart of Avery Hill and Gonzo. Avery is one of my favorite characters. I love the subplots and supporting characters in this series as much as I love Sam and Nick, and I can't wait for Marie to write more about Avery and Shelby. The murder plot has a very unexpected twist. I hope you all enjoy it as much as I did - I finished it in 2 days. Now I have to wait for the next one.
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Jasmyn Novachek
September 28, 2019
I have loved every one of the Fatal books by Marie Force, but this one kicked it up a notch in the case that falls into Sam's lap. Well, technically it shouldn't be her case, but she's been suspended for hitting a fellow officer (who thoroughly deserved it). But when she's the only person the victim can trust - what else can she do but start looking into it off the clock. The case is very unusual and takes her to the highest positions in the FBI for suspects. When Special Agent Avery finds out what's going on, he's convinced that Sam is barking up the wrong tree. There's no way that Josh was kidnapped as a baby by the director of the FBI. The case takes Sam in some very interesting directions, and when Sam and Avery go out of town to investigate, Nick has to come to a truce and put his jealousy aside. I really liked this look into Sam and Nick's relationship. Tense words may have been exchanged, but watching their love and trust shine through is pure #relationshipgoals. Sam's detective family is still mourning the loss of one of their own. I can't even imagine what that would be like. Force treats the situation delicately, but she also doesn't hold any punches. People are falling apart, people are holding it all in, and the team comes together to help in every way they know how. Another fantastic and suspenseful book.
Shirley Grimes
January 20, 2020
I love the Fatal Series. I love Nick, Sam and Scotty. Marie, books are amazing. Marie, is a great author.

About the author

With more than 3.5 million books sold, Marie Force is the New York Times bestselling author of the Fatal Series from Harlequin's Carina Press, as well as the Gansett Island Series, Treading Water Series, Green Mountain Series and new erotic Quantum Trilogy. Contact Marie at marie@marieforce.com

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