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Trusting the man she loves could cost her her life

Putting her faith in someone who lies for a living isn't the safest thing Dr. Jillian Mahoney has ever done. But to stay alive, she has to believe the undercover agent—who's kidnapped her to prove his innocence—isn't a traitor to the FBI. And to help him, she must deny their intense attraction as they run from two vengeful
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 2nd 2014 by Harlequin (first published December 1st 2014)
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Carmen
May 25, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Romantic Suspense Fans
Recommended to Carmen by: Harlequin
This is exactly what I look for in a romantic suspense book.

Dr. Jillian Mahoney gets kidnapped by a man in the parking lot of the hospital. He orders her to save a man who is bleeding in the back of his car. Taking her to his bolthole, a terrified Jillian does her best to patch up the injured man, who appears to be a 17-year-old drug dealer. Excusing herself to go to the bathroom, Jillian fills a syringe with sedative, but before she can stick her kidnapper, she's caught. It's only then that he
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Paula Brandon
Nov 10, 2017 rated it liked it
Dr. Jillian Mahoney is kidnapped by undercover FBI agent Alex Malcolm to patch up a gang member, Tony, who he needs alive to help him prove that Alex isn't the traitor in the FBI that led to an operation going south with several law enforcement officers ending up dead. The traitor is actually Dan Pryde, who blames Alex for the training accident that left him in a wheelchair. Now, Alex and Jillian have the 3 Star Killer gang on their tails, as well as Dan, who needs to cover his tracks. Adding a ...more
Susan
Good story with gripping suspense from the first chapter. Jillian is a doctor in a busy emergency room who has been on duty for three days. She's due three days off just as a bad snowstorm is about to hit the city. Thinking about what she needs to do as she walks to the subway station, she is startled when a man stops her to ask for help for his injured friend. Rather than bringing him into the hospital, the man kidnaps her to force her cooperation.

Alex is desperate to save the man with him, not
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Lynn Spencer
Jan 14, 2015 rated it really liked it
I read a fair amount of romantic suspense, but kidnapped heroine plots tend not to work for me. There's often way too much TSTL craziness involved for me to get sucked into the tension of the story. It's also hard for an author to convince me that the kidnapper and the kidnappee have a healthy relationship together. Not so with Lethal Lies. I'll admit that I rolled my eyes when I read the back blurb, but Lara Lacombe does a nice job both of creating tension and of making readers like her charact ...more
Harlequin Books
"In Lacombe’s latest, stakes are high and emotions are intense. The action-filled plot and the sweet chemistry between Alex and Jillian will keep readers turning the pages" (RT Book Reviews, 4 1/2 stars).
Robin Reynolds / October Woman
My first time reading this author, and I really enjoyed the book. Jillian is an ER doctor who is kidnapped from the hospital parking lot and forced to tend to the wounds of a young gang member. She's frightened much of the time, but dedicated to saving her patient, while also trying to find a way to escape. She's resourceful, and while her escape plan fails, she stays strong. Alex is an undercover agent who has been betrayed and is now on the run from not only the gang he infiltrated, but from t ...more
Pam
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lethal Lies is by Lara Lacombe. It is a romantic suspense. It is a very good book and very exciting to read. Lara creates very realistic characters and the plot is well thought out.
Dr. Jillian Mahoney is looking forward to her three days off. She has been working in the ER for the last three days with only catnaps in the residents’ room. The next three days are looking very good. She plans to do nothing but sleep. The weather is bad and getting worse. Lots of snow is in the forecast so she is p
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Krystal Reid
Jan 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
*I was given an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.*
An undercover operation gone bad, many lives lost from both sides, leaving Alex Malcom on the run with the one person he knows can help him clear his name,Tony. Unfortunately Tony has shot himself in the scuffle. Kidnapping is not high on his list of things to do before he dies but he has not choice he has to keep Tony alive and find the mole in the FBI. Jillian is an E.R. doc on her way home after her three day shift. Stopped by
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Lenore
Dec 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
"Lethal Lies" is much better than your average Harlequin Romantic Suspense. The heroine, Dr. Jillian Mahoney, is an emergency room doctor who is captured by a deep undercover FBI agent. Lacombe gives the reader insight into Jillian's thought processes as she makes medical decisions when faced with the challenge of saving lives outside a hospital. The medical science added realism and depth to the conflict Jillian faced.
Alex Malcom is a good man, who went deep undercover to infiltrate gangs. He d
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Kathy B. (Tx)
Dec 09, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Simply put, I could not put this book down!!! This was a wild ride from start to finish. Ms. Lacombe is on my auto-buy list. If you like romantic suspense, she should be on yours, too! Looking forward to her next book.
Pamela
Jan 14, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
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Nothing new here. Agent kidnaps doctor; she hates him; they have sex; they love each other; stupid angst; the end. Pure drivel.
JoAn
Jan 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Lethal Lies by Lara Lacombe was the first book that I have read by this author but it won't be the last.

Dr. Jillian Mahoney is an E.R. doctor and as smart and independent as any heroine that I have "met" while reading a book. She is scared when she gets kidnapped; but being a doctor in an E.R. has taught her to think on her feet. She agrees to help to save the life of her kidnapper's friend. Her experience in the E.R. has also honed her people assessment skills and she realizes that Alex is muc
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Debra Jeakins
Oct 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
LETHAL LIES BY LARA LACOMBE is the first book of this authors I've read. It wont be the last! I am not a huge reader of Harlequin romances but I thought what the heck,go for it! I enjoyed every page of this story. The fast pace, the danger, the suspense & yes the romance all wrapped up in a very good book! I should say great book! Dont let the Harlequin label fool you folks this is a great suspense/mystery.

Alex Malcolm, drug dealer,gang member, Undercover FBI agent & hot hunk , kidnaps J
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Arlene Downey
Jan 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
Very enjoyable read.

A doctor and a drug dealer; oh wait, an undercover FBI agent; and a ready gang member.

Great couple, interesting plot.

I received a copy through Goodreads Giveaways.
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