Harlequin Intrigue - February 2010


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When someone tries to kidnap his daughter, Jefferson County DA Sam Cooper sees red. He wants little Maddy protected, at any cost. Even if that cost includes working with a distractingly attractive detective, Kristen Tandy. He knows Kristen wants to solve the case…so why does she try so hard to stay distant from him and his little girl? 

Remaining professional is something he fully understands, but the emotional—and physical—scars Kristen tries to hide make Sam deeply interested in turning things personal. And the more protection Kristen offers his daughter, the more her closely guarded vulnerability draws him in. Before long, as the truth of her past is slowly revealed, Sam realizes just how desperate someone is for her to remain silent.… 



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"4 1/2 Stars...Peppered with multiple suspects, glaring tragedy and searing passion, this first-rate book has a conclusion you won't soon forget." 
- RT Book Reviews

"5 Stars...Paula Graves blends suspense and romance with fantastic hero and heroine and an incredible plot to produce Chickasaw County Captive, an intriguing, chilling tale."
- Cataromance.com

"5 Hearts...Paula Graves is a master at intrigue. The twists she brings into this story almost make your heart stop...An excellent second book for the Cooper Justice series..."
- Pink Heart Society

"4 1/2 books...This book hits the ground running and barely slows up for a breath all the way through. Author Paula Graves just keeps getting better and better...this book was one of the strongest I’ve read in a while."
- The Long and the Short of It Reviews