Tough Justice by Tee O’Fallon – #TLC Book Tours Review

Posted 19 April, 2022 by Heather in Blog, Blog Tour, Book Review, Heather, Heather Book Review / 0 Comments

I received this book for free from the TLC Book Tours in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Tough Justice by Tee O’Fallon – #TLC Book Tours ReviewTough Justice by Tee O'Fallon
Series: K-9 Special Ops #1
Published by Entangled, Amara on March 29, 2022
Genres: Fiction / Romance / Action & Adventure, Fiction / Romance / Police & Law Enforcement, Fiction / Romance / Suspense
Pages: 368
Format: eBook
Source: TLC Book Tours
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5 Stars

It should have been a routine investigation. Instead, DEA K-9 agent Adam “Deck” Decker watches in horror as one Denver hospital seems to be Ground Zero for overdoses of a new drug. Now Deck can only hope a certain icy, green-eyed ER doctor will help him and his canine partner track down the deadly source.

Dr. Tori Sampson has her reasons for not trusting federal agents, especially ones working for the DEA. But the rash of overdoses—including a heartbreaking case involving a teen—is alarmingly high. And the new opioid is not only extremely dangerous, it defies all the usual medical treatments. So Tori has a choice: work with the big, brawny, and annoyingly hot DEA agent...or watch more innocent people die.

Tori’s the only person who can help Deck break the case, and they’ll need to trust each other, no matter how high the tension and attraction sizzling between them runs. But with every question answered, they realize there’s something more behind these typical teen overdoses. There’s a pattern here, and a pattern can only suggest one thing. There’s a killer on the loose.


Getting back to suspense, thrillers, and mysteries, I read Tee O’Fallon’s TOUGH JUSTICE. Firmly a romantic suspense featuring an ER doctor and a DEA agent as they deal with a deadly new drug mixture causing overdoses in their area in Colorado, I devoured this book in one day. Throw in not one, not two, but three police canines and my heart was just won over instantly.

Dr. Tori Sampson has seen an uptick in overdose patients coming into her ER, and it’s when DEA Special Agent Adam Decker comes into the ER when his partner was exposed to the lethal combination of illegal drugs when he tried to resuscitate someone–almost dying of an exposure overdose himself. Tori doesn’t shy away from telling the handsome, tall, and very fit agent to get out of her ER so she can do her job. And Deck won’t take no for an answer until he knows he can trust her to heal the other agent.

Both Tori and Deck have a tragic family past that makes them suspicious of the other one, and I really enjoyed watching them play off each other as they try to deny their attraction to one another. Tori is strong, smart, and very capable while Deck is commanding, and equally strong willed. They both think they have no time for anything other than their jobs where they are well-respected and seen as leaders.

I give Tough Justice a five out of five. With ripped from the headlines problems, this romantic suspense hits all the right chords for a fantastic novel. The writing was excellent and not overly done. The police aspects as well as the actual drug parts were well researched and very realistic. The chemistry between Tori and Deck was explosive, and I really loved their relationship with Deck’s canine Thor. While I thought I could guess who the ultimate bad guy was, I did flop back and forth until it was finally revealed in the end. The side characters in family, coworkers, and friends were all unique and well-developed. I look forward to reading more in this series.



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About Tee O’Fallon

Tee O’Fallon is the author of the Federal K-9, K-9 Special Ops, and the NYPD Blue & Gold Series. Tee served as a federal agent and police investigator for a 28-year law enforcement career, giving her hands-on experience that she combines with her love of romantic suspense and action-packed thrillers. When not writing, Tee enjoys cooking, gardening, chocolate, lychee martinis, and kicking back with her Belgian Sheepdogs, Loki and Kyrie. In the summer, Tee can be found anywhere there’s a boat and calm water. Tee loves hearing from readers and can be contacted via her website where you can also sign up for Tee’s newsletters at

Find Tee O’Fallon

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