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Ice Cold by Tess Gerritsen

Ice Cold

by Tess Gerritsen

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Series: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel (8)

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Rate this a 5 star book. Loved it. Had me hooked from page 1. ( )
  chrissilu68 | May 23, 2015 |
aka what happens when Dr. Maura Isles leaves Boston. While I didn't care much for the cult angle or the others she was stranded with, I felt Jane's pain in trying frantically to find her. I also really love Julian and Bear and am glad to see them maintain a role in the series. ( )
  skinglist | May 6, 2015 |
Wow, what a surprise....Gerritsen has crafted what I feel is her best effort to date with this book. Part whodunnit, part horror, with lots of characters interacting that takes the reader through an entire spectrum of emotions (fear, hate, love, friendship, technical, survival, etc.). I've always enjoyed Gerritsen's books, but this one belongs among the best I've read this year. ( )
  utbw42 | Dec 15, 2014 |
A little over the top for me on this one, but still well-written.

ETA: The more I think about it, the less I like this book. It feels so out of place in the R&I series. Maura is basically just thrown into this story that happens to her. The side characters are very two-dimensional, throw-away caricatures. They serve no purpose other than to get Maura into the situation and then make things worse. The mystery is underplayed and insubstantial. Even the twists at the end couldn't save the book (and one of them I had figured out in advance). The only likable/useful character is Rat, and the appearance of Jane and Gabriel cannot save the story. Additionally, parts were left hanging and/or unresolved. I almost feel like this book was sort of a "ripped from the headlines" novel that met a deadline for the next R&I book.

Disappointing. I'm not sure this one deserves even the three stars I gave it which really bothers me because I have pretty much enjoyed every other Gerritsen novel I have read. ( )
  ladypembroke | Nov 22, 2014 |
Stumbled over this book as a freebie and didnt want to put it down. Read it at record speed and have taken the next one out of the library already. Found a new favourite author. Great!!! ( )
  tash57 | Jun 10, 2014 |
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Tess Gerritsenprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jäger, AndreasTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rekiaro, IlkkaTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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To Jack R. Winans - Kearny High School, San Diego. The lessons you taught me will last a lifetime. 
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Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli receives the grim news that Maura's charred body has been found in a mountain ravine. Shocked and grieving, Jane is determined to learn what happened to her friend. The investigation plunges Jane into the twisted history of Kingdom Come, Wyoming, where a gruesome discovery lies buried beneath the snow.… (more)

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