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The bestselling author returns with the eagerly anticipated next book in the series.

"The mission's execution was flawless. The van taken. The cemetery gate lock picked. The bodies discarded in the mausoleum, where no one would find them–at least not in time to stop their primary objective."

The Deadly Shallows is the third and final book in my Coastal Guardians series featuring the Coast Guard Investigative Service team and those who capture their hearts. Set in Wilmington, North Carolina, amidst the beauty and backdrop of the wintry Atlantic Ocean, the quiet Coast Guard base is rocked to its core when gunmen open fire at a flight medic graduation ceremony.

CGIS Special Agent Noah Rowley and his team stop the attack but not before many innocent lives are lost. Furious and grief-stricken, he determines to do whatever is needed to bring the mastermind behind the attack to justice.

Coast Guard flight medic Brooke Kesler evacuates the scene of the shooting in a helicopter carrying the only surviving gunman. Gravely wounded, the man whispers mysterious information to her that immediately paints a target on her back.

As Brooke and Noah race to uncover answers, emotions brewing between them for months ignite. Noah struggles to protect Brooke at all costs and to conceal the secret that prevents him from becoming what he longs to be—the right man for her.

They quickly learn everything is at stake when a horrifying truth emerges: the mass shooting wasn’t the end game. It was only the beginning.

Dani Pettrey is the bestselling author of the Chesapeake Valor series and the Alaskan Courage series. A two-time Christy Award finalist, Dani has won the National Readers' Choice Award, Daphne du Maurier Award, HOLT Medallion, and Christian Retailing's Best Award for Suspense. She plots murder and mayhem from her home in the Washington, DC, metro area.

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