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Review: Desperate Girls (Wolfe Security #1) by Laura Griffin



Blurb from Goodreads:
With the grit, sex, and suspense of Goliath, New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin’s Desperate Girls is a tightly wound, fast-paced thriller that examines intricate relationship dynamics in the wake of a killer’s symbolic revenge spree.

Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is right at home among cops, criminals, and tough-as-nails prosecutors. With her sharp wit and pointed words, she has a tendency to intimidate, and she likes it that way. She’s a force to be reckoned with in the courtroom, but in her personal life, she’s a mess.

When a vicious murderer she once helped prosecute resurfaces and starts a killing spree to wipeout those who put him behind bars, one thing becomes clear: Brynn needs to run for her life.

With no help from the police, Brynn is forced to take matters into her own hands, turning to a private security firm for protection. But when Brynn defies advice and gets involved in the investigation, even the former Secret Service agent assigned to protect her may not be able to keep her safe. With every new clue she discovers, Brynn is pulled back into the vortex of a disturbing case from her past.

As the clock ticks down on a manhunt, Brynn’s desperate search for the truth unearths long-buried secrets and reignites a killer’s fury.
My Review:
THIS book is the reason I love romantic suspense!  I suppose most of you know that it's my favorite genre and when done right . . . there is nothing better.  I can't even remember the last new romantic suspense book that made me feel this way but it's been years.  I love love loved this one!  So good - perfect mix of steamy and suspense.  Brynn was multi-faceted and I can tell, as a lawyer, that the descriptions of trial and trial prep felt real.  There were twists and turns but most importantly this book is setting up what promises to be an amazing series.  I won't go into details about either the romance or the suspense in this one but it is so good!  I didn't want it to end.

Desperate Girls comes out next week on August 7, 2018, you can purchase HERE!  I cannot wait for more in this series!!
Mary Halloran had spent thirty-two years at a Houston law firm, starting as a receptionist and retiring as the legal secretary to the firm's senior partner. Brynn had worked in the soaring glass building as a temp in the summers and learned all the most important things about being a lawyer Her mom had taught her how to be cool under pressure and handle calls from assholes and deal with handsy men. She also taught her how to look good on a shoestring budget. Brynn remembered nights up late in their little apartment watching her mother fix runs in her panty hose with nail polish and color her roots with Nice 'n Easy. 

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