Thursday, October 13, 2016

Deadlock by DiAnn Mills

Deadlock (FBI: Houston, #3)Book Description:
Two murders have rocked the city of Houston. Are they the work of a serial killer, or is a copycat trying to get away with murder?

That is the question facing Special Agent Bethany Sanchez, who is eager for her new assignment in violent crimes but anxious about meeting her new partner. Special Agent Thatcher Graves once arrested her brother, and he has a reputation for being a maverick. Plus, their investigative styles couldn’t be more opposite: he operates on instinct, while she goes by the book.

When hot leads soon fizzle out, their differences threaten to leave them deadlocked. But an attempt on their lives turns up the heat and brings them closer together, and a third victim might yield the clue that will help them zero in on a killer. This could be the case of their careers . . . if they can survive long enough to solve it.

My Thoughts:
This one caught my attention from the start and kept it the whole way through.  I liked Bethany and Thatcher.  They were mismatched, but yet a good fit.  I wanted to know from the start, and just couldn't figure out who the murderer was.  I thought I had it figured out a couple of times but nope!
Thea author added some very real violence and touchy subjects but I thought she handled them really well.  For me this was a book that I did not want to put down.  If it had been possible, I would have devoured it in one sitting.  Mills just flat out knows how to write romantic suspense!
It is a keeper.  5/5.

Thank you to the publisher for the review copy of this book (via bookfun magazine).  I received this book in exchange for an honest review and the opinions stated above are 100% mine.