Cold As Ice is the third in a series featuring detective Kristen Conner. I didn't read the first two. There were references to things that probably happened in previous books, but, mostly, this one seemed to be a separate story.
The book is a fast-paces mystery/suspense. Readers who enjoy that genre will probably enjoy the story line. The book wasn't a favorite for me, however.
The perspective in the book shifted frequently from first to third person, and I had some difficulty keeping up. The story had lots going on at once, and this also made it difficult to keep up. There was a good bit of action but not so much character development for some of the characters, so I found it difficult to really "connect" with them.
As always, I'll say that different books appeal to different people. You can check out the post on the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance blog here to read other reviews and opinions. You can also find the book on Amazon here.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
In early 2012 he put on a new hat as a fiction author. His debut novel, Cuts Like a Knife, was released in April 2012 and was met with rave reviews from USA Today, Fresh Fiction, Publishers Weekly, and other leading national reviewers. His second novel, Every Breath You Take, second in the Kristen Conner Mystery Series, released in Fall 2012 to similar acclaim. Kristen Conner returns in Cold As Ice, which releases in Fall 2014.
Gilroy has extensive writing credits. He scripted and served as creative consultant for a two-hour training video that was honored with the Award of Excellence by the International Television Association. He has compiled and written close to fifty books and penned hundreds articles and curriculum pieces for a variety of periodicals and publishers.
Gilroy and his wife Amy reside in Brentwood, Tennessee. Their six children are Lindsey, Merrick, Ashley, Caroline, Bo, and Zachary—the youngest has now headed off for college, so he and Amy are officially empty nesters.
ABOUT THE BOOK
When Detective Kristen Conner lands the case she knows from day one who the key suspect is. That’s simple. The person most likely to kill you is someone close that you know and love. But the wife? She was always at her husband’s side and just as passionate about his causes as he was. No way could this loving wife and mother of three be a killer. Right? Mix in her on-again, off-again relationship with FBI Agent Austin Reynolds, a quick trip to New York City where Kristen helps her media-star sister for a new apartment—only to discover the body of a man who appears to have been executed by a professional killer on a run through Central Park—and Kristen Conner is once again swept into a world of danger, intrigue, and a confusing love life.
What she doesn’t know just might kill her.
If you would like to read the first chapter of Cold as Ice, go HERE.
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