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Watching from the Shadows

(Trident Security #5)

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4.55  ·  Rating details ·  532 ratings  ·  75 reviews
Baby? What baby? Marco DeAngelis is determined to stay single and childless forever. But sometimes life gives you what you never knew you wanted.

After months of trying to contact Marco, Harper Williams finally admits she’ll be raising her child alone, since he won’t return her calls.

When Harper is violently attacked, the two are, reluctantly, thrown together again and be
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Kindle Edition, 200 pages
Published May 14th 2016 by Samantha A. Cole (first published April 16th 2016)
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Janet
Nov 23, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I am a huge fan of romantic suspense and the author really brings it with this one. Even the title of the book is so perfect with the story and we also get an understanding Marco “Polo” DeAngelis, one of the Sexy Six Pack ex Navy SEAL that is a member of Trident Security. As with all the other books in the series, each one can be read as a stand alone as the author does a wonderful job in filling us in on all the characters from the earlier books, but I personally would recommend you reading the ...more
Amazeballs Book Addicts
Apr 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This series is freaking awesome!! Like really, really awesome!! No you don't have to read them in order to understand what is going on, but in my opinion you are really missing out if you haven't read the first ones and I think it is much better as they do have interconnecting characters. Now, let me tell you this book, well this book is even more awesome than the last and I really didn't think that was possible. Each book is fantastic and every time I get to the end I say that was my favorite. ...more
Tina
Jun 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Marco is called to an active scene only to learn a friend is the victim. Then he learns there is a missing baby…a baby that could be his. Has his past come back to haunt his present and future? In Watching From the Shadows, the fifth installment in Samantha A. Cole’s Trident Security series, Marco must face his past to protect his future. I love this series by Ms. Cole. She gives us strong male and female characters and Harper and Marco were no exception.
With his upbringing, Marco was unable to
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Toi
Apr 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Loved It

I just love Marco and Harper's book - they need to figure out who's trying to hurt Harper and when Marco is called because his number is on the fridge at Harper's house, he gets the surprise of a lifetime.
Helen McNabb
Jul 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Reading in shadow

A great storyline, it was good to be able to read that the principals had to face realistic life tragedies.
Thelma
Sep 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I am a big fan of this series, i mean HUGE fan since the first book: Leather & Lace (Devon & Kristen) His Angel (Ian & Angie) Waiting For Him (Boomer & Kat) Not Negotiable – A Novella (Parker & Shelby) Topping the Alpha (Jake & Nick)... and now the turn is for Watching From The Shadows (Marco and Harper). this book was amazing the character Marco was a gentleman, a great Dom always taking care and looking after Harper ... Paper was a great character too, she was not the i ...more
Jim Wanner
Oct 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Almost my favorie

I loved this book. Not Negotiable istill my favorie of the series though. Marco and Harper's story was well written and very hot
Linda
Five Spanking Stars!
Have I said I love the Trident Security Series before, if I have forgive me for my repetition ! I can't help myself , what is not to love about a group of sexy dominant former navy seals and their assorted friends ? Of course what type of security team would they without having someone to guard, protect or rescue or all of the above which only serves to keep me further engrossed in the story!
Sooooo with my gushing out of the way, I should probably tell you a little about o
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Stephanie Colman
Jan 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Trident Security series continues in book 5 with an exciting and action packed storyline. Harper and Marco are the main characters, but are supported by all the familiar cast of characters. This continuation of the series is as intense and the other books have been.
Heather Jasinski
Apr 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Watching From The Shadows (Trident Security Book 5) by Samantha A. Cole

Where do I even begin?! Samantha A. Cole’s writing captivates you from the beginning. You will not want to put any of her books down until they are done, well that’s the case with me anyways. She has become one of my top authors! Watching From the Shadows is Marco and Harper’s story. Each book in this series is about a different member of the Sexy Six-Pack team, that is one aspect that I love about reading this series. I love
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Rebecca Austin
Jul 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review-kylie-s
This is the fifth book in the Trident Series and while it can be read as a stand-alone it does give away things that happened in previous books and therefore should be read in order.

Marco "Polo" DeAngelis is a former Navy Seal and current member of Trident Security. After his sister died recently he is ready to live his life as a DOM and not get attached to any woman. Growing up he had a difficult childhood and doesn't feel like he would be an adequate father.

Harper Williams was best friends wit
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Books And
Jul 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Get ready for the “Sexy Six Pack” from Trident Security and I’m not talking about abs ladies because these hot dominant men have eight packs! The Trident Security Series has just the right balance of romance, mystery, and hot kinky sex. Each Page is filled with steamy chemistry and keep you guessing suspense. I love the strong sassy submissives who bring light and love into the lives of this group of dark, dangerous, alpha men. Each and every story is written in such a way you fall in love with ...more
Tina Todd shobe
Apr 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is book 5 in the Trident Security Series and what an awesome series it is!

I actually think each book could stand on it's own but I don't think you'd actually realize how great of a series it is without reading the books in order as one of the best things about this series is you revisit all the characters in each book and you see how their lives are progressing along.

Marco's story is book 5. We are re-introduced to Harper, who was his deceased sister Nina's best friend. They have known each
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Dicina
Harper was Marco's deceased sister's BFF. The night of her funeral, they used each other to forget their grief for one night. Now thirteen months have passed and they haven't seen each other again. Marco receives a call: a woman has been attacked and found unconscious in her home. When he discovers that the woman is Harper he worries instantly but worry turns into shock when he learns that Harper has a 5-months-old baby daughter. As soon as Marco lays eyes on the baby, there is no doubt in his m ...more
Nicole
May 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is another great love story and suspenseful action packed story in the Trident Security Series! Marco has always been a quiet and mysterious member of the team and I love that we finally got to know him! The team must figure out who would want to hurt Harper, and if Harper is even the real target of these attacks. Harper is a lawyer and help domestic abuse victims start new lives through the "Friends of Patty" organization, plus she has a history with Marco 'Polo' DeAngelis so the list of p ...more
Wendy Hodges
May 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Plenty of suspense in this story starting from the first page, a few surprises a long the way as well. Marco always comes across as the most compassionate of the Trident Dom's, it's great to finally get his story even though we have had a few snippets in the past. We know he lost his sister to cancer and he took it hard, here we find out a bit more about his early life with her. Harper as well she was his sisters best friend and went through the cancer battle with them both. A bit of time has pa ...more
Liz Ellyn
Apr 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
The Sexy Six Pack is back and just as hot as ever.

Marco 'Polo' DeAngelis makes for a sexy Dom. He steps up in numerous ways when challenges are presented to him. He's got his priorities in order. And, he's very creative in a playroom. ;)

Harper is an attorney. It's great to see a sub that can be intelligent and in a powerful career position.

Awesome gratuitous threesome scene. Sure, it wasn't exactly critical to the story. It does show a bit of willingness on the part of the Dom. I love that it i
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Mags
I really loved this story, it is definitely my favourite of the series. Which surprised me as I'm not really a fan of stories where a child is kept secret from a parent. Although that really was only a small part of the overall story and one that really hooked me in, and kept me entertained.

Along with the renewed relationship that developed between Harper and Marco and a really well balanced suspense element, which kept me guessing for at least 60% of the book, but then I did guess who was behi
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Teresa
5 stars. Another fantastic read in what is now one if my favourite series. It's the turn of Marco 'Polo' DeAngelis to find his true love, although according to Polo he will never settle down marry and defi itely no kids! After his only family is tragically taken from him he and his sister's best friend who helped them both to the end find solace in each others arms for one night. Thirteen months later Trident receive a call from the police to attend a crime scene where a woman has been assaulted ...more
Liv
May 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
I love the Trident 6 pack after stumbling upon them on KU a couple of months ago & this latest installment in the Trident family is another Fantastic read. We first met Harper when Marco's sister died & little did we know that Marco & Harper had a comfort fling ... resulting in you guessed it a bouncing bundle of joy. Ironic huh ??? Mr I don't need or want a wife and kids with a baby. LOL
The trident team steps up to the plate, even if it takes a couple of bashes upside the head from
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Lori Amey
Feb 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Harper and Marco, second chance love.

I am so in love with the Trident series. Harper and Marco's story is just another reason to love this series. It wouldn't be a Trident book without some sort of case with many of the Trident security gang involved. Which is a plus in my book, I love catching up with the crew. Even with all the obstacles in their way, it seems like Harper and Marco will get their happily ever after. I can't wait to read what comes next. This is a must read series.
Amanda
DNF
Didn't care for this book, although that's mostly a personal preference rather than too much to do about the plot and/or the writing. Before starting it, I hadn't realized how heavily this series leans toward the D/s lifestyle; while I don't mind a little dominance and bondage in my novels, I really don't care for the whole "call me Master, be subservient and sit at my feet" thing, which this book had. Truthfully, once I found this out, I just skimmed the rest of the book so I can't in good f
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Alicia Harrietha
Feb 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is one of my favourite of the Trident books so far. Marco and Harper have such a wonderful connection and unaware at first an even bigger non vanilla connection. Their love for Mara is overwhelming and their shared bond over Marci's late sister is beyond special. Oh and I Love how the team and their families all stick together, what a family to be part of. Thanks Samantha A Cole for another incredible book.
Jill
Aug 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Gets better each book

This Marco's story. He lost his only family his sister Nina to cancer. Dealing with the loss along with him is Harper. They hook up the night after the funeral. They reconnect a year and a half later. Marco who is a good Dom , is anti marriage and kids., I had a problem with how he treated Harper at first. Harper is being targeted by someone and for unknown reasons. Very gripping story. Marco learns what love is.
Melenia
Jan 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle
There were several things about this story that I did not like; however, I could not put it down and finished it in one sitting.

I don’t love the unknown baby story line; although, in this case she did not keep it from him on purpose. I’m still not a fan of that story line.

I also thought the main story line was rather predictable.

I still enjoyed the story. I enjoyed the additional characters and the continued growth of past characters.

I will be continuing the series.
Kimkbries
May 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I love the guys from Trident! I cannot get enough of their alpha ways and their skill at keeping those they love safe and secure. Marco swore he would never marry or have kids. He is not meant for that kind of life. When Harper, best friend to his sister who recently died, needs his help, Marco is faced with life changing events. Enjoy this story as we discover what is important in life. I also enjoyed the involvement of the rest of the guys from Trident.
Kerri
Jul 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received this book free in exchange for an honest review and I thought that book was awesome. I haven't read any of the other books in this series but after reading this one I will be picking them up. I thought this book was excellently written and thought out. Even though I am not into BDSM, I still found this book very enjoyable. For my full view check out this webpage. http://forums.onlinebookclub.org/view...
Trish-Sunshine Reads
Jun 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This one was full of tears. Marco losing his sister was devastating as it was for Harper losing her best friend. Finding comfort with each other was inevitable. But the force that was keeping them apart is ramping it up and when we find out who it is and how far that person goes kept me on the edge of my seat.
karn
Jul 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
tense!

This book kept me going until the last page. Tense is actually not strong enough word. But then these guys know how to do that, don't they?! What until you read what's happening in this book. Words like, it ain't over until its over come to mind. Fantastic!
Sarah
May 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Another fantastic book in this series. I love catching up with these guys. Harper and Marco's story was great. A great plot with an unexpected villain. These books are easy to read and keep the readers interest so much that they can ignore everything around them!
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Samantha A. Cole is a retired policewoman and former paramedic who is thrilled to add author to her list of exciting careers. She has lived her entire life in the suburbs of New York City and is looking forward to becoming a snow-bird between New York and Florida someday. Her two fur-babies, Jinx and Bella, keep her company and remind their mom to take a break from writing every once in a while to ...more

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