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FBI Agent Cam Baker recently moved to New York. There, she and her roommmate, Bridgette Mahoney, move in with another woman, River Hartford, and Cam begins working with her new partners, Miles Denver, Mia Cooper, and Diego Hernandez. The series, consisting of three books, follows Cam and her team as they investigate a kidnapping, serial murderer, and serial rapist.

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  • Action Girl: Cam and Mia
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  • Aww, Look! They Really Do Love Each Other: Denver and Cam have moments like these occasionally, such as Denver telling Rory how guilty he feels for not believing Cam when she thought she was being followed.
  • Belligerent Sexual Tension: Cam and Denver
  • Betty and Veronica: For Hernandez, River is the Betty to Bridgette's Veronica.
  • Catch-Phrase:
    • Denver's: "I was gonna say X, but that works, too."
    • Cam's: "Don't touch my damn Cherry Garcia.
  • Everyone Has Lots of Sex: Played straight. Of the primary adult characters, the only virgin is Cam.
  • Papa Wolf: Hernandez has two daughters, Kimmy and Buttons, and when it becomes evident they're the targets of a serial rapist, he doesn't hesitate once when it's suggested they leave the state.
  • Silent Snarker: River. She apparently signed something to Bridgette, prompting her to reply with an outraged, "Do you hug your mother with those hands?!"
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  • Those Two Guys: Bridgette and River in New York, and Brandon and Hermie in South Carolina.
  • Working with the Ex: Cam teams up with her ex-boyfriend, Detective Brandon Kyzer, during the kidnapping case.

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