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Frozen Heat (Nikki Heat Series #4)

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NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat gets more mystery than she imagined when she arrives at her latest crime scene. The body of an unidentified woman has been found stabbed to death and stuffed inside a suitcase left sitting on a Manhattan street. A startling enough death, but an even bigger shock comes when this new homicide surprisingly connects to the unsolved murder of Detective Heat's own mother. The gruesome killing of this Jane Doe launches Heat on a dangerous and emotional investigation, rekindling the ...
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NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat gets more mystery than she imagined when she arrives at her latest crime scene. The body of an unidentified woman has been found stabbed to death and stuffed inside a suitcase left sitting on a Manhattan street. A startling enough death, but an even bigger shock comes when this new homicide surprisingly connects to the unsolved murder of Detective Heat's own mother. The gruesome killing of this Jane Doe launches Heat on a dangerous and emotional investigation, rekindling the cold case that has haunted her since she was nineteen. Paired once again with her romantic and investigative partner, top journalist Jameson Rook, Heat works to solve the mystery of the body in the suitcase while she also digs into unexplored areas of her mother's background-areas Nikki has been afraid to confront before, but now must.

Facing relentless danger as someone targets her for the next kill, Heat's search will unearth painful family truths, expose a startling hidden life, and cause Nikki to reexamine her own past. Heat's passionate quest takes her and Rook from the back alleys of Manhattan to the avenues of Paris, trying to catch a ruthless killer. The question is, now that her mother's cold case has unexpectedly thawed, will Nikki Heat finally be able to solve the dark mystery that has been her demon for ten years?

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Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
The entertaining fourth Nikki Heat thriller, ostensibly written by the mystery novelist character of the ABC-TV drama Castle, showcases the feisty relationship between Nikki, an NYPD homicide detective, and Jameson Rook, a journalist who featured in 2011's Heat Rises. At a crime scene on Manhattan's Upper West Side, Nikki examines a woman's frozen body found in a suitcase inside a refrigerated delivery truck. To her shock, Nikki recognizes the suitcase, which was stolen from her mother the night her mother was murdered years earlier. Since her mother's killer was never found, Nikki naturally thinks the new death may be her best chance yet of determining the truth. Fortunately, if implausibly, her superiors allow her to handle the investigation. The new case forces Nikki to learn more about her mother's life, in particular why she abandoned a promising classical music career. Diverting banter ("Isn't domestic spying illegal?" asks Nikki; "It is if you're doing it right," replies a former CIA agent) helps compensate for a less than credible main storyline. (Sept.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786891436
  • Publisher: Kingswell
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Nikki Heat Series , #4
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 25,566
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Castle is the best-selling author of the Nikki Heat and Derrick Storm novels. He is played by actor Nathan Fillion. Tom Straw is an Emmy-nominated TV writer and producer. He has written and produced for the television shows COSBY, WHOOPI, GRACE UNDER FIRE, and more, and is currently writing for THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG FERGUSON. He is the author of the mystery THE TRIGGER EPISODE.
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Posted July 14, 2012

    Recommended - if you like Castle

    I liked reading this because I could just imagine the Richard Castle character on the Castle TV series writing it. You know his stuff is schlock and everyone loves it. What I didn't like is that this was just one part of a 3-part series. Just as it gets really interesting, you have to wait for the next part, which doesn't come out for months.

    10 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 10, 2012

    more from this reviewer

    Not yet released?

    I've not been able to read this book yet. I pre-ordered and it said the release is in September 2012.

    6 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Another great read by Richard Castle . . .

    Frozen Heat pops with clever twists while keeping the characters realistic, flawed but lovable. Life with the jet-setter writer has its perks so the plot, while magical, is plausible. As local crimes are solved, tenacles of evidence that reach back to a decades old cold case worm their way into current puzzles of international intrigue. Hints of a compelling sequel tease the reader. Fellow mystery-crime readers are saying: We want more!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2012

    The Best Castle book...so far!

    This is the BEST Castle book, so far! Hard to put this one down. Finally the answers you have been waiting for in the Castle series!

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 16, 2012

    Awesome!!

    Best Nikki Heat book yet!!! Couldn't put it down and love the storyline, they just keep getting better. Just wish you wouldn't have to wait so long in between books to read the new one.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 10, 2012

    good read

    like all the books in this series as well as the TV show

    4 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    Great

    Great book

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 12, 2012

    Love it .

    Love all of the nikki heat series. I hope there is more to come

    3 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 12, 2013

    Can you spell LOSERS

    Cat ?
    DO YOU HAVE ANY REASON TO LIVE ? Didn't think so. Ifyou can read then review, l
    If not, take your thoughts and comments somewhere else. If you think people care.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 26, 2013

    Getting Heated Up!

    I am in the process of reading Richard Castle's Frozen Heat and find it so hard to put down! I love reading about my favorite characters and the storyline is fantastic! I am so happy I bought this book!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 18, 2013

    more from this reviewer

    I have enjoyed all the Nikki Heat books. I, of coarse, see the (

    I have enjoyed all the Nikki Heat books. I, of coarse, see the (TV) characters, Richard Castle and Detective Beckett, as I read. I love the show as well as all the books and recommend them all.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 28, 2013

    Good read. Highly recommmended.

    I liked the way thus series cimbines a touch of comedy with mystery. This one definatley followed the " Castle" tv series theme. I could imagine each of the characters in the show playing out the parts. This book also had me guessing and changing my mind on the "who done it." The end keeps you wanting more.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2013

    Number 1 castle fan

    Great book even beter tv show

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 14, 2012

    Very good!

    I've been highly entertained with all the Niki Heat books. I think this one was the best so far.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2012

    I would highly recommend this book for any fans of the Richard

    I would highly recommend this book for any fans of the Richard Castle books or the "Castle" tv series. This is probably the most interesting of the books written so far, and details of the principal character's past and their complex evolving relationship make this an enjoyable read. For followers of the television series, the comparison/contrast of the characters of Nikki Heat and Jameson Rook with Kate Beckett and Richard Castle provides a very interesting diversion as well. Hope that will be another Nikki Heat book,becuse it getting better & better.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 27, 2012

    Great book-read it in two days

    If you enjoyed the other books in the series, you'll enjoy this one as well. Each one gets better. I am enjoying these books as much as the tv series. and can't wait for the next one to come out.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2012

    <3

    I <3 CASTLE!!!!!!

    2 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 18, 2013

    Highly Recommend

    Another good one

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 18, 2013

    Why.?...

    Why is the spanish version $7.00 cheaper than the english version...?

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2013

    Kk

    Name...Sharptail
    Gender...She cat
    Rank...Medicine cat
    Age...Eight moons
    Description...A multi colored coat with all shades of brown, bright yellow eyes with thick scars over one, and dark brown claws.
    Persona...A lot like Dappleleaf. Kind, easygoing, and funny.
    Mate...Im a med cat. Really?
    Kits...Dont be a mousebrain.
    Crush...None
    History...Ask if you're interested.
    Song...Dead come to life
    Other...Hmmm... just ask!
    Thanks for reading!

    1 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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