Book Reviews of The Negotiator (O'Malley, Bk 1)

The Negotiator (O'Malley, Bk 1)
The Negotiator - O'Malley, Bk 1
Author: Dee Henderson
ISBN-13: 9781414310565
ISBN-10: 1414310560
Publication Date: 11/2005
Pages: 319
Rating:
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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4.5 stars, based on 97 ratings
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 4
Extremely good suspense/romance by a talented christian writer. I would highly recommend this book and this whole series! This is a must read!!
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Helpful Score: 2
Good story. Not a very passionate romance but still a good story.
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Helpful Score: 2
When I realized this series did not continue with Sara (from the prequel) I was a little disappointed. Danger in the Shadows was a great read! However, this author has a talent for writing likeable, realistic characters. I enjoyed this book and loved getting to know Dave (from the prequel) better. I am excited to meet the rest of the O'Malley Clan as I continue the series. Being a christian series, there was obviously talk of God in the book. It was nice not to have to worry about bad language. Overall, a great series so far!
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Helpful Score: 2
A very interesting read. Grabs your attention and holds on. Very well written with a fascinating story line.
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Helpful Score: 1
This is book 1 in the O'Malley Series. And it is great!
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This is wonderful book! It is set in present day and is a suspense book.
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The beginning of the OMalley series. As young orphans they joined together to form their own family. As adults they are each invovled in careers that call them to make sacrifices for the sake of others. Kate is a hostage negotiator who becomes the target of a killer. She butts heads with the man assigned to keep her safe. Kate finds herself getting closer to Dave-though she isn't sure about the GOd he believes in. Can she trust Dave? Can she trust God?
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Book 1 of the O'Malley series. This is Kate's story. She's a cop and a hostage negotiator. During a tense standoff in a bank, she is helped by FBI Agent Dave Richman. Dave has spent years protecting people and failure is not in his vocabulary. But now, thanks to the bank standoff, Kate is a target. Will she trust Dave to protect her? And will she allow God into her life as well?
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Helpful Score: 1
Excellent - keeps your attention. Great plot with good personal relationships among the characters. I highly recommend
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This series has been wonderful. Only the last one left to read. The fifth one was a tearjerker...but love the characters, the Christian ethics, and the page turning quality of Henderson's writing.
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I really enjoyed this book. It grabbed you page 1 and didn't let go!
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Really the second book, if you count the prequel. Another great romantic thriller.
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Helpful Score: 1
I really enjoyed this suspenseful romance novel... Henderson is not preachy. This story reaches across various genres. An excellent read you won't want to set down.
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I didn't realize this was a Christian thriller until I got a few pages into it.

The plot looked like it would be good and the romance was well-put together, but I simply couldn't finish it.

There was too much religion (believers and non-believers) in it for me.
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Really enjoyed this story! Full of suspense and adventure that makes it hard to put down.
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A series on the O'Malley clan, a group of orphans that all adopted each other, changed their names, and became their own family of seven.

This story takes the reader on a incredibly plotted roller coaster ride full of suspense sure to keep the reader's heart in their throat as an especially evil element surfaces from Kate's past.

The "inspirational" aspect is just that, inspirational, never "preachy" or high handed, God is softly intertwined with the characters and emotional plots and subplots.

Quite a surprise to me. Give it a try.
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Helpful Score: 1
Enjoyed each book in the series.
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Great book! Keeps your attention and a great message!
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If you love mystery and intrigue, you'll love this book. I could hardly put it down!!
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Couldn't put it down! Now I'm reading the whole series.
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This was a great book. Suspense, faith, and a bit of romance but not the sickly sticky fake romance some books have. The heroine was tough, smart, and independent. But not unrealistic.
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Dee Henderson is a truly wonderful writer. She captures you the moment you open any of her books. I absolutley LOVED this Book and series!
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I have quickly become a fan of Dee Henderson, she has just the right touch of in what is essentially a good suspense, and romantic story. I couldn't put this down, read on it every chance I got till I finished it. I didn't realize there was a prequel, 'Danger in the Shadows', so now I"m waiting on that one to read it then I'm planning on reading the whole series, I have about 3 of them on their way to me as I write this. This is a good book, I recommend it highly, enjoy!!
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Danger, suspense, a beautiful hostage negotiator, and a great story. Who could ask for anything more? This is the first book in the O'Malley series, and very much a recommended read for anyone who loves suspense and a happy ending!
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If you're looking for a thriller with the perfect blend of romance and suspense, this is it? Kate O'Malley's specialty is hostage situations - defusing human time bombs before they go off. People die if she fails. She's never met a case she wouldn't jump into - but a relationship with a Christian man? That's another story!
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Love this WHOLE series!! I love how they learn to work it out. Life takes work and not just sugar coating. But there is Love and Hope in this book that helps with the Challenges! And there is a constant small thread that includes Jesus's strength and Love! This Series is a Great Read that is a page turner too boot!!
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Helpful Score: 1
Great book! A must read! The best in the series, but the rest are great too!
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The Negotiator is a great book. If you enjoy getting lost in the character, you will really love Kate. The book is well written, I had trouble laying it down. I got the other books in the O'Malley series and read them all.
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I loved this book! It keeps you on the edge of your seat.
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Great page turner. Mystery and suspense without the gore. Great character development.
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Wonderful book and great story. It is a very intense suspense. I love Kate O'Malley, she is just a great person and makes you feel like her story is happening. She is a strong woman who has had alot of bad things happen to her in her life but overcomes them and has a new "family". Dee Henderson is a great author and spiritually lifts you up.
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Story of a strong woman, I'm waiting for the others to come available.
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This is the first book in the O'malley's series.
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One of my all-time favorites! Danger in the Shadows is the prequel to this. It's not necessary to read it first but it's a great book as well.
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This was a fast-paced, fun thriller. The author definitely has a religious agenda, but she also seems very kind and gentle in sharing her faith and hope.
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This is the first book I've read by this author ... Excellent! Now I'll have to get the rest of the series.
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Story is about a police negotiator named Kate O'Malley. She and six others from an orphanage make their name, O'Malley, and become their own family. Her life changes big time when she meets a potential bomber, Henry Lott, and FBI Special Agent Dave Richman. A mix of crime drama and romance.
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Excellent series of books. Highly recommend!
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Very good story - hard to put down. Dee Henderson is an excellent writer!
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a romance and thtiller all in one, while based on christian morials
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Terrific book and overall fabulous series by Dee Henderson. I would highly recommend this book / series.
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love the series!
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My favorite series by my fave author. Very interesting.
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Great read! I can't wait to read the next book in this series.
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Excellent book as is the whole series! Love her books! Also, the book I have is hardback, with the dust jacket
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This was a good book. It actually has a decent plot! The characters were likable and not one dimensional.
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AWESOME BOOK! Can't say enough good about it. Once I read the first one, I had to read them all.
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I love the O'Malley family and each story gives a look at this special family.
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After reading the Negotiator (book 1 in the OMalley Series), I became a huge fan of Dee Henderson. If you enjoy Christian Romance Suspense, you will love the Negotiator.
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A wonderful suspense thriller!
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This is the first time I have read a book of this genre, and I wasn't sure if I was going to like it...now I can't wait to read th next in the series!!! Wonderful book!!
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Enjoyable read. I appreciate how Ms. Henderson works spiritual insights into her characters' relationships without seeming preachy or contrived. I like the O'Malley's and plan to read the rest of the series!
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F.B.I. agent Dave, loves Kate but, when Kates life is in danger,
how can he save her?
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Can't wait to finish the series.
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Great story. Once you start reading you can not stop. Love the O'Malley Series - every one of them keeps you so involved with the family. You dont' want it to end.
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Amateur writing style and cheesy characters. May be appreciated by young readers. I don't recommend it to seasoned readers.
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Excellent! Suspenseful and not predictable.
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This is a great book and the beginning of great series
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Excellent first book of the O'Malley series.
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Quick reading
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When I picked this book up at the library sale, I had no idea anything about it or the author, but I have to say I found it easy to read and I really enjoyed it, there are zero swear words and no sex, but still very good!!! I am looking forward to reading all of the books in this series and hope they are just as good!
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Great read. The whole series is just wonderful.
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I love this series! This is my second time reading them. Kate O'Malley is a negotiator for the Chicago Police Dept. She is sent into a bank to negotiate with a man who is willing to blow himself, his hostages and the bank to bits. Inside is an FBI agent, named Dave Richmond, who ends up helping her to defuse the bomb. They fall in love but Kate is hesitant because they are both in law enforcement and Dave is hesistant because she isn't a believer. Dave faith is very important to him and wants a lifetime partner who believes. Kate has her adopted family surrounding her when circumstances get very sticky for her as well as Dave, who gets deeply involved with both her, her situation and her family. A must read!
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An excellant Christian thriller.
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Good story!
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Dee Henderson is an amazing author! Her books keep you guessing and are hard to put down. Her characters turn into friends you want to hang around with. Their lives and jobs are realistic. She has become one of my favorites!
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Edge of your seat scenarios-fun read
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Book I of the O'mallory series. Kate is a target. Someone's been sending her black roses.Maybe this person just blew up a plane and blames her.