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Fire and Ice: A Novel by Julie Garwood
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Title:Fire and Ice: A Novel
Authors:Julie Garwood
Info:Ballantine Books (2008), Hardcover, 336 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:fiction, romance, suspense, adult

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Fire and Ice by Julie Garwood

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    Born in Death by J. D. Robb (joycedlee)
    joycedlee: Nora Roberts is a more established writter than Julie Garwood, not taking anything away from her. Nora Roberts is my Favorite Author and she is extremely good at what she does. If you like Fire and Ice you will like the J.D. Series from Nora Roberts. joycedlee… (more)

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  Melissa_J | Jan 16, 2016 |
Fluff story about a reporter, the daughter of a fugitive father who the authorities are looking for. Odd journal entries about some folks studying wolves in Alaska interspersed in the tale, that ended up being just plain irritating. I stopped listening after about the third tape. ( )
  Pmaurer | Jan 8, 2015 |
The book is ok. The story is engaging; but there's something flat about it. I think Garwood's strong point is creating characters that can play parts in other novels in the series. ( )
  lesmel | Nov 17, 2014 |
Sophie Rose is a reporter who is asked to write about her notorious father, Bobby Rose. She refused and quits her job to take another at a small paper covering local personalities. When one of them, William Harrington, turns up dead with her business card in his sock Sophie investigates. ( )
  lindahallmann | Jul 5, 2013 |
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  WinonaBaines | Feb 14, 2012 |
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Fresh from her incredible smash-hit historical romance Shadow Music, New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood returns to contemporary romantic suspense with this wonderfully sexy, exhilarating blockbuster. Filled with sizzling passion and breathless adventure, Fire and Ice features a feisty heroine whom Garwood's devoted readers already know and love from her hugely popular novel Murder List. Sophie Rose, a tough and determined newspaper reporter, is the daughter of Bobby Rose, a suave, charming, and handsome gentleman who also happens to be a notorious big-time thief sought by every law-enforcement agency in the country. When the major Chicago daily where she works insists she write an exposeabout her roguish father, Sophie refuses, quits her job, and goes to work at a small newspaper. Far from her onetime high-powered crime beat, she now covers local personalities such as the quirky winner of several area 5K runs whose trademark is goofy red socks. Those red socks--with Sophie's business card neatly tucked inside--are practically all that's found after runner William Harrington is killed near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, seemingly the victim of a brutal death by polar bear. The Alaska cops want to know why Harrington carried Sophie's card. With an unerring nose for a good story, she heads north. What Sophie doesn't realize is that on her journey from Chicago to Prudhoe Bay, danger follows in her wake. After one attempt on her life, she's been assigned brash but sexy Jack MacAlister as a bodyguard by the cautious FBI. Amid great peril and deadly intrigue in the unforgiving Alaskan terrain, she and Jack form an uneasy alliance sparked with sensual attraction. But they will soon be fighting more than their growing passion for each other. Powerful forces will stop at nothing to prevent the exposure of the sinister conspiracy Sophie and Jack are about to uncover. Captivating mystery, unyielding desire, unrelenting action in a setting both beautiful and lethal--Julie Garwood weaves these thrilling elements into a heat-generating masterpiece of romantic suspense.
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The daughter of notorious, high-profile thief Bobby Rose, journalist Sophie Rose leaves her job at a major Chicago newspaper for a small local paper, but when she stumbles into the middle of a bizarre story, she follows the trail of the mystery north to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, accompanied by a bodyguard, Jack Prescott, a sexy FBI agent.… (more)

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