Category: Thrillers & Suspense
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Deal starts: August 16, 2021
Deal ends: August 16, 2021
"Cole's sound thriller focuses on the machinations of a dubious self-help organization...the timely concept is abundantly intriguing." - The BookLife Prize
Still recovering from her brother’s murder, Detective Tess Richards transfers out of Homicide…only to find herself in the center of a deadly undercover operation.When a young woman is found dead after a hit-and-run, all evidence points to Everchange, a high-profile self-help organization renowned for attracting rich and famous members.As Tess leaves Homicide to take a job within the Seattle Intelligence Unit, she is quickly sent undercover into the Everchange castle on Whidbey Island. What she finds is not what she expected. Surrounded by celebrities and feel-good teachings, Tess has trouble discerning between truth and deception. Detective Blake Stephenson’s investigation of the Everchange hit-and-run uncovers evidence of their cult-like connection to murder and human trafficking. Embedded in the castle, Tess confronts Everchange’s leader, Colton Everett, who is not only charming and strikingly attractive, but he and Tess have a history.As Blake links more deaths to the organization, he works to arrange a rescue mission to help Tess escape. While inside, Tess witnesses the death of a member and fights to untangle Everchange’s web of lies—before her cover is blown with fatal consequences."Audrey J. Cole delivers another excellent and highly entertaining story with Fatal Deception. From the very suspenseful beginning, I eagerly awaited getting to the truth while savoring the intrigue on every page. The concept of the powerful and mysterious EverChange community is brilliant and believable." - USA TODAY bestselling author Jenifer Ruff
Fatal Deception is Book 5 in the bestselling Emerald City Thriller series. It can be read as a standalone.