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Dangerous Testimony (Pacific Coast Private Eyes #4)

4.61  ·  Rating details ·  79 Ratings  ·  44 Reviews

Four weeks before she's set to testify at a gang murder trial, someone is determined to make sure that Candace Gallagher Andrews never takes the stand. When nowhere is safe for the private investigator or her little girl, Candace turns to the only person she can trustlongtime friend and former navy SEAL Marco Quidel. For Marco, protecting Candace is no
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 4th 2017 by Love Inspired Suspense (first published April 1st 2017)
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4.5 stars
A delightful, thrilling mystery. Not quite five stars because I did get frustrated with Candace a few times.
I knew from the beginning of the series that Candace would get her own book. However, Marco was a favorite character all along, and I wasn't sure if we'd get his story or not. I loved it! So perfect to fit the two of them together.

I loved the strong Christian message! Both MCs are believers and act and speak like it. I very much appreciated that.

Besides, the sense of humor is trul
Mar 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This has been another great LIS series. Each book reads well as a standalone but they have carry over characters so it's been fun to keep tabs on former heroes and heroines. Marco has been an intriguing secondary character in each book and I was hoping he'd get his own story. And -- yay -- here it is though I'm totally gobsmacked that Candace plays his 'leading lady.' I never thought about Marco with a Gallagher sister so this was a deliciously delightful surprise.

I've said it before and I'll sa
Shirley Blanchard
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dangerous Testimoney is book #4 in the series and as always Dana did nt let her readers down.just weeks befoe Candace has to go to court to testify against a gang member ever thing that can happe to stop her, with old friend Marco by her side she manages to get through having a bomb thrown at her , being shot at, being scared out of her mine as they threaten her daughter and family, Marco calls in his buddies from the Navy Seals to help protect and keep Canadace safe.each time i thought this is ...more
Mar 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Each book in this series was better than the one before it. This last book in the series was by far my favorite. It had the perfect combination of suspense, personal interaction between characters, and wit and humor. This was a book I couldn't put down.

Dangerous Testimony focuses on Candace Gallagher and her upcoming testimony in a trial about a gang-related shooting. The gang will stop at almost nothing to make sure Candance doesn't testify at the trial. Their means of intimidation is no match
Apr 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dedication: For those who bravely tend to home and family while their loved ones serve in our military. God bless you all.

Wow, Mentink is quickly becoming another fave author of mine in the Love Inspired Suspense books!! Read it in one sitting, you just HAVE TO because it's SOOO good and each chapter ends in such a way that you can't stop reading!!

Candace is determined to do the right thing and give witness testimony at a murder trial, but she is also determined to protect her family and honor h
Mar 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dangerous Testimony ( Pacific Coast Private Eyes #4)
By: Dana Mentink
Dangerous Testimony is book four in Pacific Coast Private Eyes series by Dana Mentink. Mentink does not disappoint. I loved the story and the characters, both were easy to read and well developed. I was drawn in right at the start and did not want to put it down. If you love lots of action and suspense , then you will love Dangerous Testimony. Candace has to testify in a few weeks in a gang related murder trial , and someone is
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Romantic suspense fans
Will the cost of testifying be too high?

I'm sorry to be saying goodbye to the Gallagher sisters. They have provided hours of spine-tingling romantic suspense and Dangerous Testimony, the last one in the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series, oldest sister Candace's story, delivered more of the same great reading.

Dana Mentink is one of my favorite Love Inspired Suspense authors and Dangerous Testimony is a perfect example of why... it features even more danger, more romance, and the cutest little gi
Apr 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a terrific addition to the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series!!! I have to say, this book was definitely a favorite of the series! The delightful storyline, the raw emotion, the sweet romance all wrapped up in a beautiful story of loss, new love and the hope of a new beginning! Each of the books in the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series had incredible, well-created, strong male and female characters but I have to say Marco was my favorite of all the book's heroes! Tough but tender, he was the ...more

Candace Gallagher Andrews is shocked when she witnesses a murder…

Whew… exciting stories!

In this fourth book of the series, tension mounts as Jay Rico convinces Candace that her entire family is in danger unless she does exactly as he says. . . and she’s determined to protect her family. I’d love to say more, but I’m afraid if I do, I’ll give too much away! Get this book! Read it! Today!

Dana Mentink creates complex, interesting characters – and if you haven’t read the other stories in this series
Apr 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This may be my favorite book in this series. The character of Marco was in every book in this series but we didn't know much about him. I enjoyed learning his story, as well as Candace's. I also loved learning Marco's SEAL nickname, which wasn't revealed until the last few pages. This was a great suspense and I would recommend it.
I received a copy of this book from the author and was not required to write a favorable review.
Susan Snodgrass
Mar 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Book Four in Dana Mentink's 'Pacific Coast Private Eyes' series is the best one! In my opinion. This one features former Navy SEAL Marco Quidel, who has been working with the Gallagher family's private investigations company for some time now. I've long admired Marco from the earlier books and was glad to see him get his own story. Marco loves the Lord and puts Him first, but now there is a threat to one of the Gallaghers and Marco must battle his feelings of fear for her safety.

Mentink hits the
Feb 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dangerous Testimony: Pacific Coast Private Eyes is a Love Inspired Suspense by Dana Mentink. It has no overt or graphic love scenes. This series is about a private investigation team.
Candace Gallagher Andrews is a single mother working for Pacific Coast Investigations and raising her seven-year-old daughter, Tracy. Her husband Rick had been killed and she was trying to keep his memory alive for Tracy. Now she was being harassed by Jay Rico, the head of the Wolf Pack gang. Candace had witnessed
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This reader just completed the last book in the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series. The book keeps one turning page after page. Who will win? Marco, Rico, and Candace jockey for control as a court trial threatens each of them. Action, romance and suspense keep the story moving. Though it is a stand alone book, characters from the previous books in the series hold the continuity of the series together.
Nov 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: on-my-bookshelf
Written with small touches of humor, thankfully since Suspense isn’t my usual genre, Dangerous Testimony is actually the fourth in the inspirational Pacific Coast Private Eyes series. Named for the investigative company that their family runs, each Gallagher sister is in the spotlight as danger comes her way.

This is edge of your seat suspense and excitement, with plenty of danger. Candace is no shrinking violet, and Marco is one tough former Navy SEAL who knows he isn’t invincible and is quick
Mar 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"Tell Candace. Five rings."

And just like that, Candace Gallagher knows that the notorious gang leader, Jay Rico, has her life in his hands. Having been an eyewitness to a brutal drive-by shooting by a member of his gang, her testimony is crucial to the district attorney's case, and Rico knows it. Thankfully her family and friends, all members of their Pacific Coast Investigations staff, is determined to surround Candace and her young daughter, Tracy with round-the-clock protection; one member i
Lisa Johnson
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Title: Dangerous Testimony (Pacific Coast Private Eyes)
Author: Dana Mentink
Pages: 224
Year: 2017
Publisher: Love Inspired Suspense
My rating 5 out of 5 stars.
For readers who like to know if there are other books in this series here are the titles: Dangerous Tidings, Seaside Secrets and Abducted. Each novel focuses on one of the four Gallagher sisters who started their own private eye agency. Dangerous Testimony focuses on the fourth sister, Candace Gallagher Andrews. Candace is a strong woman who i
May 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The Pacific Coast Private Eyes series has been suspenseful and fast paced from the very first book to the last in the series. Dangerous Testimony ends this series and is no disappointment! I'm sorry to see this series end. Dana Mentink has a talent for increasing your heart rate and making you want to read faster to find out what lurks around the next corner.

The Gallagher family is very well defined, and after reading the four books in this series I feel as if I know the family personally. This
Lis K
May 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is the fourth book in the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series. I hadn't read the previous books but I didn't have a problem jumping into the story. Candace is set to testify against a gang member but the gang leader is trying to silence her before she can. Fellow investigator, Marco (and former Navy SEAL) is determined to keep her and her daughter safe. I liked the relationship between Candace and Marco because they were already friends but were trying to fight their attraction. Marco was def ...more
Oct 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
this is a very good story, i love all of Dana's books if you like suspense and romance you will enjoy the book
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great characters!

I love the characters in this book! They are well developed, flawed, courageous and funny. The suspense will stay with you.
Vicki Gooding
May 15, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book is exciting. Full of respect and morality amongst a very real evil in some peoples hearts. God, teamwork and family just sucked me in to this whirlwind mystery
Valri Western
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've read quite a bit about gangs and I've seen several things on TV about gangs so I was prepared for the unrelenting type of pressure that they keep on a witness to not testify against one of their own. The author did a great job of showing what it's really like to be that witness and the emotional and physical toll it takes after awhile, not only on you but your family. This book was fantastic! The characters were fabulous and very realistic, especially with this being a Christian fiction boo ...more
Susan F
Review soon. I'm pleased with this ending to a very good series.
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Apr 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An exciting thriller!

I'm so sad to see the end come to the Pacific Coast Private Eyes series!! But Dana Mentink ended it with a bang!! After watching a horrific shooting by the hands of a local gang member Candace Gallagher has agreed to testify. However The Pack has other ideas!

Disclaimer: I was given a copy of this book in exchange of my honest review, which I have given!
Renee Sturgill
Apr 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Dangerous Testimony is the fourth book in the series. Dana DOES NOT DISAPPOINT. She ends this series with a Bang!!! I started reading this story a little later than usual, BUT once I started it I could not put it down! Dangerous Testimony is probably my favorite of the series. Marco has been an intriguing secondary character in the other stories and I was so excited for him to have his own story YAY!! Dana brings her characters to life with her writing and I enjoy every second of it. I always en ...more
Patrice Whynott
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Apr 01, 2017
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Dana Mentink enjoys writing in many different capacities. She currently writes for Harlequin's Love Inspired Suspense, Harlequin Heartwarming and Harvest House Publishers.

Dana is the recipient of a Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award, two ACFW Carol Awards as well as a Holt Medallion.

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Pacific Coast Private Eyes (4 books)
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