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The Officer's Secret (Military Investigations #1)

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  131 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
In the middle of the night, Maggie Bennett finds her army officer sister dead in her military housing. She's devastated by the loss of the estranged sibling with whom she was trying to reconnect. But as U.S. Army criminal investigations agent Nate Patterson begins asking questions about the officer's suspicious death, Maggie can't tell the handsome man everything she knows ...more
Mass Market Paperback, Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense #245, 224 pages
Published May 3rd 2011 by Love Inspired (first published January 1st 2011)
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Allison Kohn
Dec 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
enjoyed reading about two very real human beings solve a mystery and fall in love while they deal with the baggage thy both carry from the past. They work on their own problems without being insensitive to each other's needs. good writing, good story, good read. I recommend it to anyone who likes to read mysteries and expects to have the reality of god included in the account.
Judine
While I like Maggie's determination to find out what happened to her sister and overcome her guilt of her "betrayal" in high school, the romance was way too fast. Nate and she seem to become attached physically almost immediately, which seems cotradictory to Christian romance.
Reading Rae
Apr 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Romance, Christian, Military and Mystery! Easy read and enjoyable
Judine Brey
Jun 29, 2017 rated it liked it
While I like Maggie's determination to find out what happened to her sister and overcome her guilt of her "betrayal" in high school, the romance was way too fast. Nate and Maggie seemed to become attached physically almost immediately. While this is possible, it seems somewhat contradictory to Christian romance.
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Natalie
Oct 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
When she finds her sister's body in the attic of their childhood home, Amy Bennett refuses to believe it's suicide, no matter what the investigators say. U. S.
Army agent Nate Patterson leads the investigation, and Amy finds his protective presence comforting, but her sister had suspicions some of the Military Police were involved in criminal dealings she was investigating before she died. Unsure of who to trust, Maggie tries to convince Nate her sister was definitely murdered--without telling h
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the following is from a review I found on eHarlequin but the reviewer also posted the review on thefictionalbookshelf.blogspot.com/

"Debby Giusti is without a doubt an exceptional writer with a magnificent skill to keep her readers entertained. Her own unique way of writing a mystery such as The Officer’s Secret will keep you sitting up until you read every last word.

... I would recommend The Officer’s Secret because;

1. It’s a Love Inspired romance so it’s a goo
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Michelle
Feb 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Military Investigations
Book 1

the first book in this series was excellent! It starts with a woman's death and then an investigation into the truth. As she plans her sister's funeral, Maggie Bennett works closely with the special army agent, Nate Patterson to get to the truth of what some believe is a copy-cat suicide to their father's. But Maggie knows her sister and knows her sister would have never done such a thing.

As the book progresses, some twists enter the story line making this a very exc
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Paula-O
Sep 15, 2011 rated it liked it
This is not my usual type of reading but when I got this book I thought I like LI so why not try this suspense book, Debby Giusti wrote this series of military investigations and I was interested from time I started reading about Maggie and the mystery that surrounded her life, so many years after her dads sucicide now her sister too is found in the same type sucicide investigation. I wondered from the beginning might the two be both Murders and Debby told the story well. I will most likely read ...more
Nina
Apr 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
good clean book, love these types, Love Inspired suspense. It got better and better towards the end, fast paced, reads well
Christina
Sep 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
A splendid book. I don't think there is anything better than reading a book especially this book.
Melenia
May 03, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Okay for a quick read
Lonnie
Jan 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: suspense
I loved it! I really getting into military stories lately...
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Debby Giusti is a medical technologist who loves working with test tubes and petri dishes almost as much as she loves to write. Growing up as an Army Brat, Debby met and married her husband – then a Captain in the Army – at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Together they traveled the world, raised three wonderful Army Brats of their own and have now settled in Atlanta, Georgia, where Debby spins tales of suspe ...more
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