Sunday, September 23, 2012

Heat Rises by Richard Castle

First sentence:

"The thing about New York City is you never know what's behind a door."


"The bizarre murder of a parish priest at a New York bondage club opens Nikki Heat's most thrilling and dangerous case so far, pitting her against New York's most vicious drug lord, an arrogant CIA contractor, and a shadowy death squad out to gun her down. And that is just the tip of an iceberg that leads Nikki Heat to a dark conspiracy that reaches all the way to the highest level of the NYPD.

But when she gets too close to the truth, Nikki finds herself disgraced, stripped of her badge and out on her own as a target for killers, with nobody she can trust. Except maybe the one man in her life who’s not a cop: reporter Jameson Rook.

In the midst of New York’s coldest winter in a hundred years, there’s one thing Nikki is determined to prove: Heat Rises." -- from the inside flap

My thoughts:

I enjoyed this third book of the "Nikki Heat" series. It was fast-paced and it kept me guessing throughout. I look forward to reading the next book, Frozen Heat.

Date read: 9/22/2012
Book #: 36
Series: Nikki Heat, #3
Rating; 3*/5 = good
Genre: Mystery

ISBN-10: 1401324436
ISBN-13: 9781401324438
Publisher: Hyperion
Year: 2011
# of pages: 301
Binding: Hardcover
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