The Assassin is the first book in The Cassie Morgan Series.
Cassie Morgan is one of the brightest young stars in the FBI. Her latest assignment? Investigating Connor Anders, a rogue agent who is considered a living legend to some.
After a run-in with Anders goes wrong, Cassie is given a unique opportunity. Anders offers her a deal, hoping to keep the FBI off his own back. If he helps Cassie catch a serial killer known as The Assassin, she’ll stop investigating him. But working with on the other side of crime has consequences, and soon Cassie finds herself on The Assassin’s radar.
Now, Cassie and Anders must locate the killer and bring him down, all while keeping their partnership a secret and hiding Cassie so she isn’t The Assassin’s next victim.
what people are saying about The Assassin
If you haven’t read this novel you need to go and buy it now. I’m not saying that because Laura is one of my friends but because this novel is ridiculously great. I loved how the suspense and engagement from this novel created a bubble that I didn’t want to leave.
This highly suspenseful and surprisingly engaging debut novel is one you don’t want to miss.
The Assassin is a fresh and exciting take on classic crime fiction. Neither femme fatale nor damsel in distress, FBI agent Cassie Morgan is the quick-witted, down-to-earth protagonist crime fiction has been waiting for.
Cassie’s passion for her career finds her in a precarious situation. With an FBI-trained criminal to surveil and a serial killer on her heels, Cassie walks a fine line between using her unique skills and perspective for good and foolishly putting her own life at risk. This begs the question, “Can she catch a criminal and still leave with her life intact?”
If you’re looking for a fast-paced, high-stakes crime novel that stands out for all the right reasons, The Assassin is the book for you. With such a shining debut novel, author Laura Teagan puts herself firmly on the indie radar. I definitely look forward to following her career.
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Other titles in the Cassie Morgan Series
Six months after Cassie Morgan faced The Assassin, it’s time for her to get back to work. After a break from the FBI, Cassie arrives to find her first assignment: the death of her former informant, Maria Floures.
In order to bring justice to Floures, Cassie is assigned to work with a group of DEA agents investigating a drug ring that has ties to Floures and the man suggested of murdering her. One of those DEA agents is Seth Edwards, a man who recently stood Cassie up on a blind date.
While she tries to ignore the tension between her and Seth, the two must work closely together when Seth goes undercover to infiltrate the drug group tied to Floures. Once he’s in, Cassie realizes that this group may be connected to more than just Floures. As they peel back the structure of the drug ring, Cassie realizes a figure from her past is at the head of it, and Cassie may have just been double played.