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Mistaken Identity (Mistaken Series #1)

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Ever held your breath as the elevator doors slide open unsure of who could be staring back at you? And what about walking to your car and finding a note? Ever wish it was from the man who catches your attention? Poor Samantha isn’t sure when to let loose of her breath. Her fresh start causes more problems than the nerves she feels on the first day of work. She soon falls p ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published November 3rd 2014)
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TC Matson's writing was surprisingly impressive for a debut novel. Her ability to draw you into a scene and cause you to lose yourself was fabulous. I felt alongside the characters as each scene unfolded. This book centered on Sam and an issue that wouldn’t go away. I can't say I there was a part I didn’t like but there were a couple of difficult but necessary scenes that were hard to read. The way it ended made those parts earlier to swallow.

Sam was cute and feisty. She knew who she was and did
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Harper Bentley
Dec 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Just finished this last night! What an excellent debut novel! TC does a great job of making her characters so realistic and believable. I liked being in Sam's head and knowing what she was thinking, even though I disagreed with her a couple times. I mean, I SO would've boned the dude right on the boardroom table, but whatever ;)

TC also knows how to build suspense. I was questioning everyone and their damn dog, wondering who in the hell was sending the messages to Sam.

And then there's Tanner. Oh
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Ava
Nov 16, 2014 rated it liked it
This book could get more stars if Logan was tortured and beaten badly before he went to jail.

But it was nice
Megan Crisp
Oct 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I was gifted an ARC by TC to leave an honest review... ( I hope I do this book justice)

Wow!!! For being her breakout debut novel, she has done an amazing job.. I see N.Y. Times Best Seller in TC's future.. Want to read a book with a strong hero as well as a strong heroine, but also holds tragic real life events? Then this is the book for you..

Sam has had a horrific childhood, so immediately you would assume she is some whiney tragic ( train wreck) heroine, but she's actually not one that you wo
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MELODY
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Mistaken Identity Review

What a wonderful first novel by T. C. Matson! The characters are likeable and well written.

Samantha lands a great job thanks to her best friend Jess. She has not had a relationship since her long term boyfriend was found cheating on her. Although, she is not really looking but her friend is also trying to get her back out in the world. She is on an elevator and she sees a beautiful man, he knows she is new and welcomes her to the company. Who is he? (First mystery). The
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Pamela
Oct 19, 2014 marked it as dnf  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
This novel is garnering a lot of four and five star ratings and that's great, but it just wasn't working for me. I kept reading until I got to chapter 15 when I finally gave in and chucked it. Talk about a novel that just couldn't hold my interest. Not to mention a heroine that that just irritated the crap out of me. Am I the only one who found her immature? Overall tone of the novel was boring and predictable.
Trish Bedroom Bookworms
Oct 18, 2014 rated it really liked it
Originally posted at Bedroom Bookworms blog

Matson - Mistaken IdenityI went into Mistaken Identity with a bit of hesitation. The author, TC Matson has become a good friend. She is genuinely one of the nicest people I know. So why was I worried about her book? Well, what if it sucked? I didn’t want to have to tell my friend that I didn’t like it.
Thank God it was good. It isn’t perfect. It’s her first book, so it would have been odd if it had been, but for a first book, it was really good. It’s a romantic suspense and I r
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Janett The Pleasure of Reading Today
Samantha lands a fantastic job as a personal assistant to a high power executive thanks to her friend Jess. She's single and really not that interested in relationships after her last boyfriend cheated on her, but with a little coaxing from her best friend she starts coming out of her shell and give dating a go. She meets a handsome stranger at work but their "relationship" is just a hello and goodbye type of thing while there. She also meets a handsome guy at a bar and accepts a date with him, ...more
Rose
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received an ARC copy for my honest review..

Wow! What a great first book! I loved the characters!

Samantha lands a really great job thanks to her best friend Jess. She has not had a relationship since her long term boyfriend was found cheating on her. Her Best friend Jess is always looking to get her to date again, but she does not want to date for a long while. At work she is on an elevator and she sees a beautiful man, who she calls Mr Eye Candy. Then a few nights later she meets a guy at the
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Debra
Sep 13, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book from TC Matson and I have to say Bravo!!!

This book has everything you want, romance,heartache,sex,suspense and OMG moments. I fell in love with the characters, Samantha-our heroine, Jess-her best friend and Tanner-Mr. Eye Candy right from the start. The plotline of this story grabbed me and once I started reading I couldn't put it down. Just when you think you have it figured out TC Matson throws you a few curves and it grabs you all over again.

This romance thriller is one
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Tiffany Riley
Nov 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
It's been a while since I went balls to the wall on a book and couldn't stop reading it. tc ia a new auther with her first book. but she is flipping amazing. I haven't read anything like this yet. kept me on the edge of my seat. definitely a great book club discussion piece. not for the fsit at heart. but it is a 2014 must read :)
Emmie
Nov 07, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Spoiler Alert!


This is one of the best debut books I have read so far. This book kept me glued to my seat. In the back of my mind I did suspect Logan from the beginning.

The emotions that she went through when Logan turned up in her room and did all those horrific things to her felt so real to me. It broke my heart, because everyone felt so much guilt over what happened. But this book also has a positive message. No matter how bad the things that happened you can get through them and live a happy
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April   ♥"LOS" ♥
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book surprised me in so many ways! I've read all of T.C. Matson's books and this one had such a different feel and I absolutely loved it.

Samantha Beckman hasn't had the easiest childhood, but with the help of her best friend she's turned things around and is starting a new job and has a new outlook on life. And it doesn't hurt that she keeps running into Mr. Eye Candy in the elevator at work;)

While out at a bar one night, Sam meets Logan, a handsome and confident man who asks her out on a d
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Amazeballs Book Addicts
Oct 15, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I received a copy to review. I didn't read the blurb or anything. I agreed to read it because Mistaken Identity is T.C. Matson debut novel. I love reading debut novels because I don't have any expectation of how it will be. Mistaken Identity is a good read. T.C. Matson is one author that I going to be watching for her next book to come out.

Samantha really not looking for a relationship but she ends up meeting Logan. Logan seems great at first then he gets a little crazy and things fizzle out be
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Autumn
Sep 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I fell in love with this book from the first chapter. It is one of the best books I have read in a long time. I just couldn’t stop reading and when I had no choice, but to quit reading I wondered what happens next. This is an amazing book from a very talented writer. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. It is not your typical contemporary romance thriller. If you don’t like a lot of sex in your books, then this is definitely the book for you.
The book is about a girl named Samantha who h
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Kerry-Ann
Dec 16, 2014 rated it it was amazing
There is not a lot I can say about this book besides the fact that I loved it!

When Samantha starts a new job and meets Logan, she soon realises he is not the man for her. After a while she meets Tanner, a man who turns her world upside down and gives her something she has always wanted…HOPE.

But when someone begins to threaten that, can Sam and Tanner save what they have?

I loved the characters as Sam was feisty and not afraid to stand up for what she believed in! Even after a devastating attack,
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Paula Harp
Dec 27, 2014 rated it it was amazing
For a first book T.C. Matson has done a great job. I bought this book this afternoon and couldn't put it down until I finished it. Sam (Samantha) wasn't looking for love as she was getting over a two year relationship. Jess (her best friend, sister from another mother) helps her get a job with the Weston Company where she works. Sam meets Logan, a construction worker, at a local bar after work on the first day and they start dating but there's fireworks and he gets weird so she ends it. She meet ...more
Andrea
Dec 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Some spoilers... I loved Tanner, in fact I loved all the main characters, Samantha, Jess & even Marty. It hooked me from the beginning and I couldn't put it down. I went back and forth in my head trying to figure out who was sending Sam threatening letters. It had a great mixture of everything, love, emotions, friendship, suspense, intrigue, sex and violence. I could have done without the violence as those parts are so hard for me to read. But it was powerful and written exceptionally well a ...more
Hooked On Books
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
reviewed for hookedonbooks

Mistaken Identity by T C Matson is full of suspense, intrigue & violence along with some seriously hot sex scenes.
Samantha gets a great new job, thanks to her best friend Jess &on her first day she meets “Mr Eye Candy” in the elevator, but she has no idea who he is. Then on a night out she meets sexy construction worker Logan & they start dating, although she still keeps thinking of “Mr Eye Candy”. When things with Logan don’t quite go to plan she goes out w
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'Q' aka CoCo
Lots of potential...

I really liked this author's writing style and will more than likely give other books a chance but this one just didn't do it for me. It started off with great potential but quickly went downhill. I found the characters annoying, especially Sam, the heroine. Strangely, my favorite one to read about was Logan and that was only because he was so well written that I believed in his craziness. I found it so unbelievably stupid that Sam couldn't forgive Tanner given the circumstan
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Vicki
Dec 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Captivating

Where to begin.... the book is a love story wrapped in a mystery. Samantha (h) begins a new job, sees sexy eye candy in the elevator, meets a sexy man at a bar. Without messing up the story for you, lies are told, people aren't who they seem and cryptic messages are being sent. What I enjoyed the most is the inner musings of Sam especially while training a new employee. I love it when a book can make me laugh as well as cringe with worry. The author managed to make Sam very human... l
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Danielle ⚾️ (Danielle's Escape)
ARC/Honest Review

4 Elevator Stars

So Mr. Eye Candy kept us intrigued through out the book, I wanted to jump in and just give him a quick *ahem* squeeze ;)

This was my first book from TC Matson and I was captivated and sucked into the story from start to finish. It did not take a detective to figure out who was stalking her but I will let you figure it out for your self.
Once the story came together the ending felt a little rushed. But all in all I thought it was a great read and would recommend it
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Keatyn's Mommy
Great Debut Book!!

I am in Love with Tanner Weston!!

Strong willed Samantha just got under his skin. Secrets and lies threaten to ruin the relationship but Tanner comes out swinging.

Jess is the best friend that every girl wants/needs.

Crazy stalker gets in your head and can't wait to see his fall!

Roller coaster of emotions throughout this book and I can't wait to read more from this new author.
CDBW
Oct 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc-for-review
5 Crazy Ass Stars!!!!!

I love discovering new authors. T.C. Matson does not disappoint with her debut novel. This is a heart wrenching story that is sure to take you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. I had a hard time putting my kindle down until every last page was devoured. All the characters were so easy to connect with.

This is a Crazy Ass Must Read!
Tish Cocktails & Fairytales
Oh my goodness!! Attempting to type this with tears streaming down my face!! I'm kicking myself for not reading this sooner! It was the perfect combination of suspense, comedy, romance and of course hottness!! Once I started reading I found it almost impossible to stop!And that ending turned me into a blubbering pile of mush!
Jennifer
Dec 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
TC did great with this one! The twists and turns were so unexpected! I have not read a book like this before. The stalker... Tanner... loved it! She didn't over do the sex! It didn't feel like I was in a porn. Lol. It had just the right amount!
Overall great!
Traci De Carlo
Aug 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow what a story couldn't put it down!
Elena
Jan 27, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: wtf
No.
Kylie Hillman
Jan 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A great debut

A great debut novel, enjoyable read. Well written with good editing. Only issue was how quickly the ending wrapped up.
Brande
Dec 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed TC Matson's first book...it had a good plot with love, a hot man and a mystery!
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“Dreaming in Reality…You dream in reality when you pick up a book and get lost in it. In my writing, I strive to take you to a place where reality and fantasy become a blurry line. Everything should be relatable. It could happen…couldn’t it?” ~ TC Matson

TC Matson loves to let her character’s voices be heard. With a head full of stories, she puts her keyboard through a beating daily. With an unders
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