Calculated DeceptionK.T. Lee

Calculated Deception

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Calculated Deception by K.T. Lee Book Summary

Dr. Ree Ryland must work with the FBI to catch a criminal before time runs out in this charming, character-driven read.

Dr. Ree Ryland is an engineering professor who loves her job and plays by the rules. Her life is reassuringly predictable – until an enemy hiding in plain sight decides her squeaky-clean reputation is the perfect cover to commit a crime.

When Agent Parker Landon and his FBI team discover that someone at the university has been procuring military-grade hardware by disguising it as test equipment, all evidence points to Ree. After the FBI intercepts a shipment that puts Ree in the clear, Parker is forced to tell her that she’s being used as a pawn by an unseen enemy. And now she’s in that enemy’s crosshairs. Ree turns down the protective detail offered by the FBI and insists on using her inside knowledge to help with the investigation. Parker is leery of bringing a civilian on to the team, but he’s surprised at how much fun he has working with Ree, even as he tries to keep her out of harm’s way.

Parker, Ree and the FBI team find increasingly worrying evidence that someone is quietly acquiring everything they need to cause destruction on a massive scale. Now, they must uncover the motive and identity of the killer hiding among Ree’s friends and colleagues before it’s too late. 

Calculated Deception is Book 1 in The Calculated Series. All books in The Calculated Series may be enjoyed as standalone novels or as a series.



"I really enjoyed this story. It's a little bit of a crime, thriller, suspense, mystery with a smidgen of romance all wrapped up in a quirky package with brainiac, feisty female lead." -Laura, Tangents and Tissues Book Blog

"I love strong female leads and this one did not disappoint! A great thriller and quick enjoyable read." - Anika R, NetGalley Reviewer

"Chapters are short and well paced. Characters come to life on the page and the mystery ensures you keep reading. An ideal summer holiday read." - Born to Engineer Book Club

"I devoured this book to see what would happen next." - Trinica C, NetGalley Reviewer

"This thriller kept me enthralled thanks to the great writing and the strong female lead." - Cristie U, NetGalley Reviewer

"Calculated Deception is a fun quick read that mystery fans will enjoy." - Heidi Wimmer, Book Him Danno Blog

Calculated Deception (K.T. Lee) Book Reviews

Calculated DeceptionA little far fetched that a college professor could turn into an FBI acting agent in just a few weeks..Score: 4/5

Good thrillerExcept for the unnatural rearrangement of a professor’s office in middlebrow a semester and the ignoring of the mess her leaving while classes are in session, a well put together international criminal conspiracy halted in the nick of time. Having an engineer refer to probability between 1 and 10 was a jarring inconsistency. Story well told, characters interesting and well developed..Score: 5/5

Mystery woman in scienceThe author is a female scientist writing to encourage other women in the scientific field. I applaud this desire to encourage women into these fields because we have been shunted away from science in our schools in my experience. That needs to halt so that we are enabled by our training and wits to hold responsible positions in a scientifically oriented society! Kudos to the author for her moxie and for presenting a reasonable mystery without foolish entanglements, no Bond girls in this tale!.Score: 4/5

TerribleJust awful writing. An embarrassment for anyone connected to this book..Score: 1/5

Calculated DeceptionFast-paced and intriguing story..Score: 5/5

Excellent Read!This was a very exciting book to read, I would highly recommend this cozy book to anyone who likes an interesting mystery....Score: 5/5

Great mysteryThis book kept me on my toes and I couldn’t wait to read it all in 2 days !.Score: 5/5

Calculated DeceptionOK book. Several areas were very slow read. The outcome was revealed to early in the book, which lead to no suspense later in the book..Score: 3/5

This book is a page turnerI have just finished this book and it is excellent and a very difficult book to put down. It was refreshing to see a strong woman lead who is smart and not broke. Also it gives examples on how a female engineer can make a difference..Score: 5/5

Engaging, interesting, and authentic!One of the best mystery novels I’ve read in a long time! This is what happens when female authors write about female heroines- we get authentic stories with a lead who is both believable and relatable. Couldn’t put it down and so excited to read the next installment..Score: 5/5

GreatGreat story easy to follow with great characters and storyline.Score: 5/5

Calculated DeceptionReally enjoyed the book. Kept me in suspense till the end. And I liked the ending too. Will be reading more of your books and I think anyone will enjoy them. Thank you!.Score: 5/5

Fun and suspensefulEnjoyed. Fun. Suspenseful..Score: 5/5

Calculated DeceptionI really enjoyed Calculated Deception. It was a mix of light humor, intrigue, crime drama excitement and romance. Completely appropriate material for for any age, starting with young adults..Score: 5/5

Good read!I enjoyed the story and the suspense!.Score: 4/5

Great mysteryWell written. Loved the book.Score: 5/5

Fun and fast pacedWhat a great read. Loved all the character’s and suspense with romance thrown in Joyce in Boise.Score: 5/5

Total Page TurnerI love that the lead character in the book is a strong woman. Well developed characters and an intriguing plot line that keeps you wanting more. A successful conclusion ties the story up with a pretty bow..Score: 5/5

FabulousAn action-packed book of mystery, suspense, romance, and thriller. What more could you want? I loved this book that is so well-written with a story so compelling, I could not put it down. I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review..Score: 5/5

Readers not deceivedThis short novel will keep you interested as you follow Ree and Parker on the trail of a crafty engineer with revenge and ladder climbing agendas..Score: 4/5

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So fun!I really enjoyed this book. The multiple points of view gave an interesting perspective, and the romance felt natural.Score: 5/5

Great!Wow! What a great book. Was happy to finally read a book that contained no blasphemy. No hard swearing and actually no violence. Just a lot of great writing and suspense with a touch of humour.Score: 5/5

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