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Pursuit of the Truth by K.D. Richards | #BookReview @kiadwrites @HarlequinBooks #ARC #CrimeMystery #ContemporaryRomance

A hotel chain CEO and her security guard will work together to solve the mystery around her brother’s death.

Pursuit of the Truth is a light and fast-paced crime and mystery with the right amount of sensuality and romance.

It’s the first book in the West Investigations series but can be read as a standalone.

Our thanks to the author for the advanced reader’s copy. 

Book Details

Print Length: 191 pages
Harlequin Intrigue; Original edition (February 1, 2021)

Book Description

His skills can keep her safe

Her secrets could get them killed…

Security expert Ryan West’s worst fears come to life when hotel CEO Nadia Shelton is pushed in front of a taxi and nearly killed. Someone will do whatever it takes to find the brother Nadia thought was dead, and the only way Ryan can protect her as they uncover the truth is to stay strictly professional. But the sparks igniting between them are nearly impossible to ignore.

From Harlequin Intrigue: Seek thrills. Solve crimes. Justice served.

From the Publisher’s Blurb


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Nadia Shelton is the CEO of Shelton Hotels and was too busy keeping the business afloat to have a personal life.

The bright spot in her routine was the quarterly meetings she had with Ryan West, owner of the security firm that served her hotels. She knew she had to keep it exclusively business, but the attraction she felt for him was hard to disguise.

When strange things started to happen, and it became clear that Nadia’s life was in danger, Ryan stepped up and did all he could to keep her safe, including taking her to stay in his house.

I loved that while still delivering romance, the story also brought a lot of action. Car chasing, kidnapping, arson, a little bit of everything happened on the pages and kept me reading.

Ryan and Nadia were so lovely together. They worked well as a team, trying to solve her brother’s death and even better as a couple.

This was my first book by the author, and I’m looking forward to the next installment in the series. I’m particularly interested in Ryan’s brother, Shawn, but I also cant’ wait to see what the thing is between his friend Gideon and the FBI agent, Johnson.

Pursuit of the Truth is a light read that delivers both romance and action.

Disclosure: I received an ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

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About the Author

K.D. Richards is the pseudonym for Kia Dennis. Kia was born and raised in the Maryland suburbs just outside of Washington, D.C. A writer since a young age, after college she earned a law degree and worked as an attorney and legal instructor for fifteen years but never stopped writing fiction. She currently lives in the Toronto area with her husband and two sons.

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