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Tennessee Takedown

4.2 of 5 stars 4.20  ·  rating details  ·  64 ratings  ·  17 reviews
A SWAT officer in small-town Tennessee will do anything to protect the innocent beauty whose life has been put on the line in Lena Diaz's Tennessee Takedown

It can't be a coincidence that in the past twenty-four hours, three different thugs have tried to kill or abduct Ashley Parrish. Sexy SWAT team leader Dillon Gray saved her, but now he wonders why someone would want to
Paperback, 224 pages
Published January 21st 2014 by Harlequin
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Excellent book with enough action to keep me riveted until I'd finished it in one sitting. Ashley is in Destiny performing a company audit when she gets caught in the middle of an office shooting. She's rescued by SWAT team leader Dillon just in time to be kidnapped and rescued again. Dillon is determined to protect her and find out who's behind all this trouble.

I really liked both Ashley and Dillon. Ashley has built her CPA business and is very good at what she does. One of the things I liked
Paula Legate
This was a fun, action packed book. From the first few pages, till the end of the book, something was always happening. Giving just enough time between action scenes so I could catch my breath.

Ashley is in the small town of Destiny, performing a company audit when she gets caught in a office shooting. I loved the way she was able to remin calm during the shooting. She knew when to run, and she knew when to hide. She was the one, that called 911, for help.
Ashley was rescued by the SWAT leader D
Nicole Laverdure
Suspenseful and romantic!
TENNESSEE TAKEDOWN, by Lena Diaz, is a gripping thriller, action packed, with a touch of romance. Lena’s new intrigue kept my interest until the very end, to finally discover who the mystery man was. This is an excellent mélange of romance, intrigue and danger, the plot was well developed, fast paced with likeable characters. It’s the story of Ashley, a big city girl, bold and audacious and Dillon, a small town sexy detective. Needing protection, after being assaulted a
Becky MoJo
Talk about action packed! Tennessee Takedown by Lena Diaz was off the charts in the action department. I really enjoyed this book but I thought it could have used a little more heat and been longer.
Ashley is contacted to do an audit in a small town that reminds her of her hometown. Next thing she knows, there is a gunman in the building "hunting" her as she tries to hide and slowly move her way to escape. The local SWAT team arrives and she meets Dillon as he is trying to save her but she decide
Cindy ~ SnS Reviews
The body count racks up in this fast paced suspense. Ashley Parrish is in a small town in Tennessee to do an audit and gets caught up in an office shooting. She doesn’t know the shooter so when its over she thinks she was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Well that doesn’t turn out to be the case when she’s then kidnapped and almost drowns when the car wrecks in the river during a storm and many more attempts are made on her life before the tangled web of what is really going on is reve ...more
Carmen Pacheco
Simply awesome. This is my second Lena Diaz book and she was brilliantly consistent, and balanced, with action and romance. Personally, I could never get enough of Dillon Gray!

Ever been at the wrong place at the wrong time? Ashley Parrish will kick herself for taking this short-term contract since she narrowly escapes with her life!

She wasn't the only survivor they'd rescued, but she was the only one the shooter had essentially stalked through the building.

Why would anyone want to harm, let alon
Tory Michaels
First my disclaimer: I’m an RWA chapter-mate (First Coast Romance Writers of America) of Ms. Diaz. That in no way influenced my review (well, if it hadn’t been a good book, I wouldn’t be posting the review on my blog, but other than that it didn’t influence me).

This is my second Diaz book and this was as good as the first. Ms. Diaz made this a suspenseful romp with constant twists and turns in the revelation and explanation as to why Ashley has been targeted multiple times by killers in the past
Debbie Heaton
In Diaz’s romantic suspense novel, in just twenty-four hours three separate attackers have tried to kill or abduct Ashley Parish. SWAT team leader Dillion Gray has managed to keep her safe each time but can’t help wondering why this is happening. Before long the FBI steps in accusing her of embezzlement and Dillion knows now that he must protect her at all costs from a killer so determined he’s successfully framed her for a crime she didn’t commit. To save her, he takes her on a dangerous run th ...more
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4.5 stars

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Tennessee Takedown is the first Lena Diaz book that I have had the good fortune to read and hopefully it won't be my last. I loved, loved, loved this book! The pace was fast, the characters were likeable, and the plot was fun to read.

Ashley Parrish is an auditor. She loves her job! It gives her the chance to travel to different companies, do her job and then move on. She never thought she would be in the position that her current job has put her in - hiding u

I liked Tennessee Takedown. It is full of danger, action, drama, and mystery. Some of the mystery I figured out part of it. There was way more twists and turns I did not figure out. The action and suspense start on page 1 and hardly lets up till the end. Your not sure who is the good guys and the bad guys are.

I like how at the front of the book lists the characters and a little about them. I would love to come back and see more books dealing with the swat team. I liked most of the charact
Clare O'Beara
This romantic suspense story gets off to a strong start as a spree killer walks through an office building firing at people. Tennessee's Smoky Mountains are the setting. No sooner has a SWAT team dealt with the situation than an accountant who has come from Nashville on a temporary contract is abducted from her home. Only that one of the police officers decided to check on her after the stress earlier, nobody would have known.

There is a great deal of running around the mountainsides, getting ac
Lena Diaz offers readers a truly balanced romantic thriller. Romance doesn't suffer from Action and vice versa. Ms. Diaz has created a really likeable set of characters both primary and secondary. The book is evenly paced - fast, and cleverly plotted. The characters are engaging, the premise intriguing, the settings detailed, the dialogue crisp and the action non-stop.
*I received my copy from in exchange for an honest review.
Bonnie Drummond
Wow what a read. From the breath taken Sean's of the Smoky Mountains to the home of Sexy Swat/Detective Dillion Gray and the rest of his team comes the Beauty Ashley Parrish and all he'll brakes lose. What can a girl to do but to fall in love with the small town of Destiny Tennessee. A book you really can't put down until the very end.
Sarah Andre
Action packed and loaded with conflicts between the hero and heroine. LOVE any Lena Diaz romantic suspense and frankly, I think this Intrigue is her best yet.
Nicely done light suspense.
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"Diaz keeps the tension taut, the clues slim and the attraction strong to keep readers on the edge of their seats to the startling climax." RT Book Reviews, rated 4 stars
Maureen Hubley
Could not put this one down--kept your interest.
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Originally from Kentucky, romantic suspense author Lena Diaz also lived in California and Louisiana before settling in northeast Florida with her husband, two children, and a Shetland Sheepdog named Sparky. A former Romance Writers of America Golden Heart finalist, she won the prestigious Daphne du Maurier award for excellence in mystery and suspense and has been a finalist in the National Excelle ...more
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