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Say You're Sorry by Karen Rose
Series: Romantic Suspense #22
Published by Berkley on February 12, 2019
Genres: Romantic Suspense
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FBI Special Agent Gideon Reynolds did not have a conventional upbringing. Raised in a cult in Northern California, his mother smuggled him out when he was thirteen, and he never saw her again. It is not a bit of history he is keen on sharing, but being guarded has not gotten him any closer to what he really wants: a family.
Daisy Dawson lived a sheltered childhood. Her father, a former military man, believed that the woman he loved and her daughter were being hunted, so he took extreme measures to keep his family safe. But despite his best efforts, Daisy is done being scared. New to Sacramento, she is ready to jump headfirst into life--until she is attacked one night.
Gideon is caught unawares by Daisy, who is unlike any victim he has ever met. But the attacker is far from finished, and tracking him will threaten to pull Gideon back to the world he fought so hard to leave..
I started reading immediately after finishing Death is Not Enough, the previous book in this Romantic Suspense series. It worked out well as the main character, Daisy is introduced there. I thought I would not like a new city Sacramento. How silly of me not to trust Karen Rose.
Daisy was not my favorite character until I really saw her in Say You’re Sorry. She’s amazing, so smart and careful and trained. Her restricted childhood is something she shares with an FBI agent, Gideon. He has made efforts to settle things from his past, but until Daisy comes along and looks outside the regular procedural box, he doesn’t make as much progress.
Oddly, they fit well together. Gideon is also smart enough to trust her skills and not just blindly default to protect her she’s a woman attitude. He still feels it I think but he acknowledges her abilities. This is pretty fast paced and in a few spots I am sure they will die from the serial killer. I felt a little sorry for the criminal, as he has had little for himself ever. But really, Gideon didn’t have anything either and he doesn’t go torture and kill women.
Every book is great; I highly recommend them. I would start in order or at least within a city. Each book is a new couple, but there are connections between all the books as they all work in some aspect of law enforcement. I love the connections and circle of friends who support each other, and seeing them briefly in future books to get updates on their lives.
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