Lies (Phoenix Undercover #1) by C.A. Harms (Review by Kristin – #NerdGirlSoldier)


Title: Lies (Phoenix Undercover #1)

Author: C.A. Harms

Published Date: November 24th 2015

Genre: Romantic SuspenseRating:

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FBI Agent Joshua Phoenix goes undercover…Deep.

Thrust into a world of drugs and criminal activity, integrating himself into the Russian Mafia turned out to be much more than Josh bargained for.

It’s dark and it’s dangerous.

The lives they destroy along the way will never be the same.

The things he is forced to do will haunt him forever.

Even more importantly, he never planned on meeting her…

A chance encounter with Real Estate Agent Gabriella Shannon, has Josh questioning his ability to complete his mission.

And now the dark world may consume them both.

He’s in too deep.

Leaving now would only risk the safety of those around him.

But when his cover’s blown Josh is forced to make a decision that will reroute his future.

One decision.

The hardest decision he will ever have to make in his life.

And those he meant to protect will be the ones who suffer the most…


***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Kristin – #NerdGirlSoldier’s  Review***
Holy cow! I finished this book yesterday and am still reeling from the whole thing! From start to finish, CA Harms captured my attention and didn’t let it go. I couldn’t put this book down.

The plot is incredible; it’s not your typical boy meets girl, boy falls in love with girl and happily ever after happens. This is more like boy meets girl, boy has to go undercover with the FBI and risks it all to make the streets a little safer. Joshua Phoenix is a phenomenal character. He’s well developed and he grows tremendously. I feel that his moral struggles helped to make the story that much more interesting. Joshua knows he has to do his job, but at the same time he feels disgusted with what he has to do. It’s all because of Gabriella. She’s his calm after the storm. I loved her character so much. Gabby is strong and independent but she also has this softness to her when it comes to Joshua. They compliment each other very well.

This is the first in a series of three book and it does have one doozy of a cliffhanger. I was not prepared for it at all and I sat there and cried. Cried because I felt for Gabby. Cried because I didn’t want it to end and cried because what I feel comes next for her will not be easy. That being said, I urge you to read this book. And then get the other two books so we can find out together what happens. I have to know and you’ll want to know too!


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