Desperate Measures

Desperate Measures

Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to find the truth--even her budding relationship with Detective Tom Parker. But more people than she can fathom are Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain t...

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Title:Desperate Measures
Author:Sandra Orchard
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Genres:Christian Fiction
ISBN:0800722248
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:368 pages pages

Desperate Measures Reviews

  • Nora St Laurent
    Mar 14, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

  • Tamara Tilley
    Jun 11, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

  • Dawn
    Dec 18, 2014

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

  • Donna (More Than a Review)
    Sep 22, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

  • Nayuleska
    Aug 23, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

  • Mark
    Dec 18, 2014

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

  • Jennifer Shirk
    Jun 19, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

  • Kimberly
    Oct 23, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

  • Kav
    Jul 08, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

  • Karla
    Jun 22, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

    I'm super confused. What I know: - GPC is bad. - Gilmore is somehow connected to GPC. - Zoe and Jarret are good. - Kate and Tom worked things out. Other than that, I'm pretty lost. I could not keep all the connections straight, like how exactly Gilmore is connected to GPC, h...

    Great conclusion to the series with high-octane suspense from Sandra Orchard, author of numerous books with good, clean mysteries. What an enjoyable experience. ...

    First-reads book. Good book, will keep an eye out for this author and other books. ...

    I had never read anything by Sandra Orchard, but I love mysteries, so I jumped at the chance to read Desperate Measures when the opportunity came. Inside the dark and menacing covers lies a mystery filled with a mysterious heroine that set places in Port Aster. Desperate Measures d...

    Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to find the truth--even her...

  • Arlena
    Jun 09, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

  • Vera Godley
    Jun 17, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

  • Lisa Johnson
    Jun 18, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

    I'm super confused. What I know: - GPC is bad. - Gilmore is somehow connected to GPC. - Zoe and Jarret are good. - Kate and Tom worked things out. Other than that, I'm pretty lost. I could not keep all the connections straight, like how exactly Gilmore is connected to GPC, h...

    Great conclusion to the series with high-octane suspense from Sandra Orchard, author of numerous books with good, clean mysteries. What an enjoyable experience. ...

    First-reads book. Good book, will keep an eye out for this author and other books. ...

    I had never read anything by Sandra Orchard, but I love mysteries, so I jumped at the chance to read Desperate Measures when the opportunity came. Inside the dark and menacing covers lies a mystery filled with a mysterious heroine that set places in Port Aster. Desperate Measures d...

    Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to find the truth--even her...

    Title: Desperate Measures (Port Aster Secrets #3) Author: Sandra Orchard Pages: 356 Year: 2015 Publisher: Revell As this third mystery begins, Kate and Tom have put their personal relationship on hold at Kate?s demand. She feels betrayed because Tom knew her father was alive, af...

  • Cathy Daniel
    Jul 10, 2016

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

  • Hildegart
    Sep 17, 2018

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

    I'm super confused. What I know: - GPC is bad. - Gilmore is somehow connected to GPC. - Zoe and Jarret are good. - Kate and Tom worked things out. Other than that, I'm pretty lost. I could not keep all the connections straight, like how exactly Gilmore is connected to GPC, h...

    Great conclusion to the series with high-octane suspense from Sandra Orchard, author of numerous books with good, clean mysteries. What an enjoyable experience. ...

    First-reads book. Good book, will keep an eye out for this author and other books. ...

  • Jasmine
    May 09, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

  • Brittany
    Jan 02, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

  • Lindsey (Books for Christian Girls)
    Jun 25, 2016

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

  • Kim
    Jan 18, 2018

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

    I'm super confused. What I know: - GPC is bad. - Gilmore is somehow connected to GPC. - Zoe and Jarret are good. - Kate and Tom worked things out. Other than that, I'm pretty lost. I could not keep all the connections straight, like how exactly Gilmore is connected to GPC, h...

    Great conclusion to the series with high-octane suspense from Sandra Orchard, author of numerous books with good, clean mysteries. What an enjoyable experience. ...

  • Shannah Mauney
    Nov 18, 2014

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

  • Toni Shiloh
    May 04, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

  • Katrina Epperson
    Jun 17, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

  • Nicki Olsen
    Jun 30, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

  • Janka H.
    Aug 16, 2017

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

  • Kelly Bridgewater
    Feb 10, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

    I'm super confused. What I know: - GPC is bad. - Gilmore is somehow connected to GPC. - Zoe and Jarret are good. - Kate and Tom worked things out. Other than that, I'm pretty lost. I could not keep all the connections straight, like how exactly Gilmore is connected to GPC, h...

    Great conclusion to the series with high-octane suspense from Sandra Orchard, author of numerous books with good, clean mysteries. What an enjoyable experience. ...

    First-reads book. Good book, will keep an eye out for this author and other books. ...

    I had never read anything by Sandra Orchard, but I love mysteries, so I jumped at the chance to read Desperate Measures when the opportunity came. Inside the dark and menacing covers lies a mystery filled with a mysterious heroine that set places in Port Aster. Desperate Measures d...

  • Sarah
    Sep 18, 2017

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...

    Awesome end to this series! The author did a great job of creating a page-turning suspense that stands on its own but also wraps up all three books in the series fantastically. Had me on my toes the entire time. And the romance sprinkled in was enjoyable too. ...

    Wow best ending to a whodunit. So many people who gave off bad guy vibes so I was happy to see who really was the bad guy. ...

    Final installment in the series where all of the secrets are revealed - and they might not be what you think of them. Herbal researcher Kate Adams and detective Tom Parker are solving the mysteries of Port Aster - from the small, domestic ones like missing teen to the bigger ones, c...

    I'm super confused. What I know: - GPC is bad. - Gilmore is somehow connected to GPC. - Zoe and Jarret are good. - Kate and Tom worked things out. Other than that, I'm pretty lost. I could not keep all the connections straight, like how exactly Gilmore is connected to GPC, h...

  • Robert L. McKamey
    Jul 03, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

  • Victoria
    Jun 15, 2018

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

  • Sarah Grace Grzy
    Feb 09, 2018

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

  • Ibjoy1953 Hannabass
    Sep 20, 2015

    About this book: ?Researcher Kate Adams has finally pinpointed the medicinal plant responsible for tearing her family apart. She's certain that discovering its secrets is her only hope of solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of her father. Kate will risk anything to f...

    Okay, it's official. I am in love with these books. Wow! They only got better! This one was definitely my favorite with a perfect mix of suspense-filled action, heartwarming scenes, and even a few heart wrenching scenes. The ending of book two made me so mad. Kate's missed opportun...

    Desperate Measures is the third and final book in the Port Aster Secrets series. I have enjoyed all three books, but I think that this one was my favorite. I felt that the story lines that flowed through all the books were tied up very nicely in this novel. Once again, Kate Adams is...

    Kate Adams has finally identified the plant that is responsible for tearing her family apart. Yet someone else doesn't want her research into it to go any further than it already has. With Kate staying with her injured colleague, she hopes she's out of danger. And that's what detective...

    The third and final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series is just as gripping and exciting as the first two. I really loved how Sandra Orchard concluded all of the twists and turns from the first two books in a nice and tidy story. I was guessing at who the bad guys were and who...

    Excellent end to an excellent series and I'm sad to see the characters go! I did find the culmination to be a little overwhelming with so many characters and I had to reread it twice but still great. ...

    This is the third and final installment in the Port Aster series. It?s the first novel I?ve read by this author it won?t be the last. The author did a good job catching me up on events that happened in books one and two; it flowed seamlessly and didn't bog me down.. This series f...

    This was an enjoyable read. I have read several of Sandra Orchard's books, but this is the first one in this series. I truly think it would have been helpful to have read the first two books in the series before this one though. With that being said, this is a very intense, suspense...

    Desperate measures by Sandra orchard is book 3 in the Port Aster series and the final book in the series. I read book one, didn?t read book two and was able to enjoy book 3. There are definitely continuations throughout each one and I would recommend reading them in order. However I ...

    Having read the first two books in the Aster Secrets series, it was like stepping on familiar ground when I began reading page one of Desperate Measures. The characters are involved and intertwined with each other in sometimes confusing and bewildering ways. Their emotional quotient re...

    Good reading Truly great stories Enjoyed each of them. God is great in all ways of our lives. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to read a good clean mystery ...

    What a wonderful conclusion to a thrilling series! The twists and turns were so well done a lot of the times I never saw them coming. I am usually really good at guessing what's going to happen before it does in mystery books, but with Ms. Sandra's books I hardly ever guess correctly. ...

    Title: Desperate Measures Author: Sandra Orchard Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company Series: Port Aster Secrets # 3 Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: Five Review: "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orchard What I liked about this novel... "Desperate Measures" by Sandra Orcha...

    _______________________________________________ *My Thoughts* Okay. Shoot me but I'm not a HUGE fan of mystery/suspense. I do enjoy it but historical novels are more my thing. I guess I'm a little mixed since NCIS and When Calls the Heart are my favorite t.v shows. Anyways, my po...

    Squee! I do like my Mafia, reads, and this one didn't disappoint, although initially there's not a lot of involvement. I love Kate's life. I sort of understood why she was hiding her research, that she would do anything to see her father, which is sweet. It got her in a lot of trouble...

    Have you ever met a heroine that was so stubborn you just wanted to smack her upside the head to knock some sense into her? Only you like her too much to do bodily damage so you suffer in silence while grinding your teeth? Yeah, well Kate's that kind of heroine. And yes, I get why she ...

    DESPERATE MEASURES is the final installment of the Port Aster Secrets series. With plenty of twists and turns to keep you guessing, I certainly would not suggest this book be read without first reading book one and two. Researcher Kate Adams is desperate to find out the medicinal po...

    Danger abounds for Kate & Tom... A thrilling conclusion to a great suspense series! I have been looking forward to Desperate Measures since I turned the last page of Blind Trust, the hardest part was WAITING for it to come out. Just when I thought I had figured out exactly who ...

    Desperate Measures is the third book in The Port Aster Secrets. I have not read the first books of the series but I was able to catch on quickly. This is a mystery that was so well written that I did not want to put it down. When I did, I could not wait to get back to it. The myste...

    I have enjoyed this series and have been looking forward to the last book coming out for a while. This series was different from most Christian suspense trilogies in that it had the same main character and plot line for all three books. The other two books have been building up to...

    MY THOUGHTS ON THIS BOOK Another awesome suspenseful read by Sandra Orchard that I thoroughly enjoyed. A lot of twists and turns kept me on the edge of my seat and I didn?t want to put the book down! I did stay frustrated at Kate throughout the book because she just needed a good ...