Review – Hidden Threat by Sherri Hayes @sherri_hayes

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Hidden Threat by Sherri Hayes
Publication date: January 27th 2016
Genres: Romantic Suspense

HT cover***Book was originally published in 2010 under the same name, however, the story has been completely rewritten by the author and includes additional content.***

Cali Stanton has one goal in life, being a doctor. She has spent the last two years helping the less fortunate in Africa. It’s a job she loves and intends to do for the foreseeable future. That is until she receives a call from her father saying he’s been injured and needs her back in Chicago. Less than a week later she finds herself behind her father’s desk at Stanton Enterprises, running the family business…something she never wanted to do. But how could she say no to her father when he insists that she is the only one he can trust?

Matthew Andersen and his brother, Jason, have spent the last two years managing security at Stanton Enterprises. However, someone is determined to take down the company and with it its acting CEO, Cali Stanton.

Cali and Matthew must work together to find out who is behind the threats to not only the company but to Cali herself while they fight their growing attraction for each other. Can they figure out the hidden threat before it’s too late?


I should make it clear that from the outset that this review is for the edition which was published in 2016.

That said, on to the book.  The author has created strong characters and a good storyline.  But this is more than just the combination of those two things.  There is tension to the narrative and a tangible connection between Cali and Matthew which drew me in.  And, I really enjoyed that the underlying story arc wasn’t obscured by the blossoming romance between the two, but rather, was enhanced by it.

Overall, an enjoyable read.

I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.



purchase links

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About the author

sherriSherri spent most of her childhood detesting English class. It was one of her least favorite subjects because she never seemed to fit into the standard mold. She wasn’t good at spelling, or following grammar rules, and outlines made her head spin. For that reason, Sherri never imagined becoming an author.

At the age of thirty, all of that changed. After getting frustrated with the direction a television show was taking two of its characters, Sherri decided to try her hand at writing an alternate ending, and give the characters their happily ever after. By the time the story finished, it was one of the top ten read stories on the site, and her readers were encouraging her to write more.

Nearly eight years later, Sherri is the author of eight full-length novels, and two short stories. Writing has become a creative outlet that allows her to explore a wide range of emotions, while having fun taking her characters through all the twists and turns she can create. You can find a current list of all of Sherri’s books and sign up for her monthly newsletter at

author links

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