This K-9 will stop at nothing to keep a child safe.
When a little boy is threatened, Officer Daniella Vargas and K-9 partner, Zara, are assigned to pose as his nanny to uncover the culprit’s identity. Suspecting one of the guests in his inn, widower Sam Kavanaugh’s only option is to begrudgingly trust Daniella and Zara to help. But can they solve the case and its mysterious connection to Sam’s late wife before it’s too late?
If you like Christian suspense books that include a strong female lead and a working dog, check out Undercover Assignment by Dana Mentink.
Daniella is an officer with a K-9 partner named Zara. Daniella poses as a nanny for a young boy named Oliver, who has been threatened. The culprit is believed to be a guest at the inn where the boy lives. Sam, the boy’s father, a recent widower, and the inn owner, must trust Daniella and Zara to keep his son safe and solve the case. However, that proves to be challenging at times.
The story gets interesting when evidence is found within the inn linking Sam’s late wife to the case.
The book was a fantastic page-turner staying true to the suspense genre. I welcomed the many but unexpected twists and turns throughout the story. I also found the mysterious link to Sam’s late wife a great addition, making the story even more intriguing.
Finally, I appreciated how the author was able to weave in Christian elements throughout the book. Sprinkled throughout the story are God’s timing, healing, and love.
Excellent read. I give Undercover Assignment 5 out of 5 stars.
Note: I reviewed a complimentary copy of this book, which I received through Celebrate Lit. I was not required to write a positive review, nor was I compensated for sharing my thoughts. I am disclosing this per FTC regulations.
About the Author
Dana Mentink is a USA TODAY and Publisher’s Weekly bestselling author. She’s written more than forty mystery and suspense novels for Love Inspired Suspense, Harvest House, and Poisoned Pen Press. She is honored to have received two ACFW Carol Awards, a Holt Medallion Award, and a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. Please visit her on the web at www.danamentink.com to sign up for her newsletter, or find her on Twitter, Facebook and Bookbub.
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