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Cold Heart

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Cold Heart by Chandler McGrew

5 stars

(Excerpt from Goodreads) The shooting has started. For the next four hours a killer will stalk the inhabitants of a remote Alaskan village hidden in a wilderness of awesome beauty. And Micky Ascherfeld, a burned-out ex-cop, is the only person who can stop him. Without a gun, cut off from the outside world, Micky plays a deadly game of hide-and-seek with a man on a killing rampage.

Moving from cabin to cabin, she finds her once-familiar world turned into a landscape of sheer horror. To survive, she must confront the demons in her own past, even as she becomes the focus of a madman’s sick obsession and a terrified girl’s only hope. With another life to save besides her own, Micky has found a new reason to endure…if only she can.

The story starts with a deadly shoot out with robbery gone wrong. Micky barely survives but her partner/lover getting killed. This and other events in her past has Micky going to Alaska to spend some down time with her friend. The town of McRay is very small, very secluded, almost all transportation is done by foot, and there is only one phone. What better setting for a psychopath to start killing his neighbors.

Micky will have to use her police training to stop the killer and save the residents of McRay. But she has more baggage than just loosing her partner/lover. She is fighting against time and her memories. The real challenge will be if she can hold out long enough for help to get to her.

This story starts out with a bang and just keeps going. I felt for Micky, she had been through so much but she didn’t give up. I also liked who the killer was, I didn’t expect that one. The story was fast paced and I had a hard time putting the book down.

This is a great mystery that you need to read. I can’t wait to read other books by Chandler McGrew.

To purchase Cold Heart or for more information be sure to check out Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, and Chandler’s website.

I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review.

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