Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Heart of Ice by P.J. Parrish

Heart of Ice

My thoughts
Louis Kincaid; a former cop, now a Florida private investigator is back in Michigan to spend time with his ten-year-old daughter, Lily . A daughter that he never knew he had and hopes to create a relationship with her. While bike riding on Mackinac Island, they discover an old hunting lodge and being the curious kid she is, Lily goes inside, falls through the flow and on top of some old bones. Now begins the investigation of a twenty year old case. Kinkaid is asked to assist with the local police and finds himself entangled in a bigger mess than he bargained for.

This is an interesting story as this reader gets to know not only Kincaid’s professional side, but also his personal and private side. And although this is an ongoing series, you don’t need to read the prior stories to get involved in this one. The authors have creates a mystery filled with suspense and emotion and characters that well developed that you really feel for them. Now I have to go back and read the prior stories.

Book Description
Florida PI Louis Kincaid wants to wear a badge again. But before he can, he must return home to Michigan— and some unfinished business. He hopes to bond with ten-year-old Lily, the daughter he only recently learned existed, and reunite with girlfriend Joe Frye. But new clues to an unsolved murder put his plans on ice. A trip with Lily to enchanting Mackinac Island turns grim when the child falls on a pile of old bones; the dangerous discovery reopens the cold case of Julie Chapman, a teenager from one of the wealthy summer families, who vanished two decades ago. And when Louis is forced to cooperate with a tough state investigator who once worked with Joe, tensions skyrocket. Now, what was supposed to be a time of building lasting ties splinters into disturbing fragments, personally and professionally, as Louis pursues a mystery entangled in dark family secrets and twists even he can’t predict.

Disclosure: I received this book for review from the publisher. I received no compensation for my thoughts.

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