The fourth in Force’s Fatal series is slim and potent, an exercise in watching a couple rebuild and recommit. Force chronicles their struggle in an honest and realistic way. Fans will appreciate the focus on the Sam and Nick’s inner turmoil, a sea change from previous installments. There are also key breaks in cold cases, as well as intriguing supporting character developments.

With their wedding in a week, Lt. Sam Holland and Sen. Nick Cappuano are struggling to connect. A loss has left both emotionally stunned and distant. When a new lead in a cold case arises, Sam throws herself into her work. Sam has promised Nick not to do anything reckless in the short time before their wedding, but Sam isn’t one to do anything halfway. With danger chasing her, will she make it to her wedding day? And if she does, will Nick forgive her betrayals? (CARINAPRESS.COM, dl., Free)

Reviewed by: 
Maria Planansky