The Girl In The Ice by Robert Bryndza

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Book Description:

Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one.

When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation.

The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appeared to have the perfect life. Yet when Erika begins to dig deeper, she starts to connect the dots between the murder and the killings of three prostitutes, all found strangled, hands bound and dumped in water around London.

What dark secrets is the girl in the ice hiding?

As Erika inches closer to uncovering the truth, the killer is closing in on Erika.

The last investigation Erika led went badly wrong… resulting in the death of her husband. With her career hanging by a thread, Erika must now battle her own personal demons as well as a killer more deadly than any she’s faced before. But will she get to him before he strikes again?

A page-turning thriller packed with suspense. If you like Angela Marsons, Rachel Abbott and Karin Slaughter, discover Rob Bryndza’s new series today – at a special launch price.

Watch out for more from DCI Erika Foster

She’s fearless. Respected. Unstoppable. Detective Erika Foster will catch a killer, whatever it takes.

1. THE GIRL IN THE ICE
2. THE NIGHT STALKER (COMING SOON)

My Thoughts:

As soon as I heard about this book I desperately wanted to read it. The cover, description everything about it just screamed out to me.

The Girl In The Ice is the authors first crime novel and having now read his book, I have to say I will be first in the queue for his next one.

Detective Erika Foster is a bit of a lost soul. She hasn’t been back at work long after the loss of her beloved husband. She has rented out their house as she can’t face the memories so is pretty much homeless. Even though Erika is pretty much a loner, you can tell she is a strong character. She has certainly been through the mill in her personal life and now that she is back at work, her new case takes her down a very dark and harrowing road seeing her have run ins with her boss as well as with suspects.

I had to have a giggle over Erika’s partner, Moss. Kate Moss that is, like the model. Even though over all this is a dark read, there are parts that were quite moving and heart warming.

The Girl In The Ice is a brilliantly clever crime thriller. The author made sure he had my attention right from the very start. It is a steady read which towards the end had me hurtling at full speed, until WHAM!!!! with an ending that just totally blew me away!

An absolute must read for all you crime fanatics out there.

Many thanks to Netgalley and Bookouture for an Advanced Readers Copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Goodreads rating 5/5 stars.

The Girl In The Ice is out now and available to purchase from Amazon.

 

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