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Cold Case Cover-Up

(Covert Operatives #1)

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She’ll risk everything to uncover her past

The first thrilling Covert Operatives tale

An infant is believed to have been murdered thirty years ago—but investigative journalist Dana Lang is convinced she’s that baby. Now someone’s willing to kill to stop her investigation. And only secretive deputy Quinn Dawson, whose grandfather may have faked Dana’s death to protect her, ca
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Kindle Edition, 224 pages
Published August 1st 2018 by Love Inspired Suspense
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Glenda Parker
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My review today is on the Love Inspired Suspense, Cold Case Cover-up. This is the first book in the Covert Operatives Series. This is an awesome book and I look forward to the next book in the series. This book is well written, action packed, and full of faith. You are going to love it.

Investigative Reporter Dana Lang has come to West Bend, MO to find answers to her birth. She found evidence that she is the baby that was believed to have been murdered thirty years ago along with its mother. She
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Rebecca
Jul 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My new favorite by Virginia Vaughn! Cold Case Cover-Up, the first book in a new series, was so full of gripping suspense that it was hard to put down. She had me transfixed from the very first page.

Investigative Journalist Dana Lang travels to the small town, West Bend, Missouri, to find out what happened to an infant and her family who were murdered thirty years ago. She believes she’s that infant. Unsolved secrets from the past come back to haunt Dana. Once she starts looking for answers, she
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Lynn Brooks
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Explosive secrets are uncovered! My attention was grabbed from the very start when the details of this cold case began to emerge. The story line was riveting and the characters well developed and personable. Really enjoyed it!

Investigative TV journalist Dana Lang is well known for her tenacity in getting her story, but this time, the thing she's intent on investigating is personal! She's found information that leads her to believe she's the infant that was believed dead in small town West Bend,
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Tiffany Hall
Jul 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Virginia Vaughn has become one of my favorite suspense authors, and her latest is my new "favorite" of her's.
In a Cold Case Cover-Up, Dana Lang, an investigative journalist comes to small town to investigate a thirty-year old unsolved murder case, only this isn't just the "usual" case she is investigating, it is much more personal. As she begins to dig, she quickly finds out that someone will do just about anything to keep this case closed, even kill Dana.
This page-turning suspense had me hook
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Jo-Ann Elizabeth Toth
Jun 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
I've always enjoyed Virginia's books and this one doesn't disappoint me at all. In this story I get to meet Dana Lang and Quinn Lawson. Dana has found out she is adopted with a mystery tied into it. She is a investigative reporter trying to solve a mystery about herself and about something that happened overseas. That has to do with Quinn. I love the way she has more than one mystery going on in a story. It keeps you guessing as to what is going to happen next. I like the different twists in the ...more
Yvonne Cruz
Jun 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a Christian, clean, suspense with some romance. It’s also, the first book in the series.
I found it interesting and entertaining.
Dana Lang , a tv investigation reporter, and Quinn Dawson ,are the main characters. Dana comes to town when she finds out her origins , were not what she thought. Determined to find out about her past, she appears to have made someone nervous enough for them to try and harm her. Quinn, a reserve deputy and former Special Forces warrior, is attracted to her, but
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Michele Catlett
Jul 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
As a tv investigative journalist, Dana Lang was used to being recognized when she was out researching, but she couldn't shake the feeling of being followed. When she interrupts a masked figure ransacking her hotel room and leaving a message scribbled across her wall, she knows she is onto something...especially since she thinks she may be the missing person!

I was given a copy for an honest review, but it is such a great story, I plan on buying a few copies to give as gifts! Virginia's books are
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Jennifer
Aug 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Super good mystery! I really got into Dana and Quinn’s story.

Dans Lang comes to West Bend to find answers to whom she think she really is and immediately is threatened and her things gone through. She calls the police and they send Quinn Dawson to check things out. They’re drawn together awkwardly at first but after several attempts on Dana’s life and Quinn realizes there might be some validity to her claims that she is Alicia Renfield who was believed to have been killed along with her mom over
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Jordann
Aug 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Cold Case Cover-Up is the first book in author Virginia Vaughan’s Covert Operatives series. The storyline is packed with mystery and suspense aplenty and will definitely keep you on the edge of your seat in anticipation of what will happen next!

If you enjoy suspense books, especially those from the Love Inspired Suspense line, then Cold Case Cover-Up is the book for you!

* I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher, but was not required to leave a positive review. All thought
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Mary Lawson
Jul 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Cold Case Cover-Up
Virginia Vaughan

An intense story of finding out you aren’t who you thought you were all your life. In trying to find out who she is, Dana encounters dangerous events shared with a stranger. Quinn goes from non- believer to believer as the threats increase.
Strong characters who find out trust can still be had even in the worst of times.
Many twists and turns that keep you turning page after page so you can find the answers to all the questions that are presented throughout the s
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Kwilliams
Aug 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I have just finished reading "Cold case cover-up". WOW, was this a page turner! At first I thought it was one person and then I thought it was someone else and I was second guessing myself! I finished this book the day I started it! Virginia Vaughan is an AMAZING story teller!! Her latest book does not disappoint!

Patricia
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
loved the story, if you like suspense you have to read the book, why was she not told she was adopted?, why is she connected to a cold case murder, why is someone trying to kill her since she has gotten to town who can she trust. I was given a copy of the book but this is an honest review. loved how she draws you into the story. loved it.
Donna Griffin
Jul 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is Virginia Vaughan's best book yet. I enjoyed reading this latest book, it's quick and a page turner. The characters are strong and deal with past tragedies. If they can overcome the past, they just might find happiness. This is my favorite so far. Congratulations Virginia.
Val
Jun 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
Not my usual type of read but I read the book for a review and I'm glad I did. It was intriguing and gripping. Dana and Quinn were great characters. I did figure out who was really behind all of it at around chapter 9 but I still thought it was great!
Lisa
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was pulled into this well-written story quickly and never let go until the end. There are great characters, an exciting plot, lots of twists and turns, and a romance. I was given an ARC. I chose to write a review and share my opinion of this exciting book.
Sami A. Abrams
Aug 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
If you like Love Inspired Suspense books, you’ll love Cold Case Cover-Up. It is fast paced and captivating. With high intensity and strong characters, Vaughn keeps you turning pages. I can’t wait to read book two in the series.
Jennifer
Aug 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
I felt like the romance was rushed and I still had questions after it was over, other than that I thoroughly enjoyed this novel.
Phyllis Whitaker
Great start to a new series. A journalist goes in search of her past and finds not only the answers she is seeking, but also a future with a man that will always be there for her. Dana finds out she is adopted after her mother dies, which starts her search into a 30 year old unsolved murder case. Her adopted mom has always been a little distant with her, which has caused her to feel unloved. When she finds the adoption papers and other items in her mother’s things, she feels abandoned. That lead ...more
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