Deadly Heat

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Hyperion, Sep 17, 2013 - Fiction - 304 pages
237 Reviews
Picking up where Frozen Heat left off, top NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat pursues the elusive former CIA station chief who ordered the execution of her mother over a decade ago.

For the hunt, Nikki teams once again with her romantic partner, Pulitzer Prize winning investigative journalist Jameson Rook, and their quest for the old spy and the motive behind the past murder unearths an alarming terror plot-which is anything but ancient history. It is lethal. It is now. And it has already entered its countdown phase.

Complicating Heat's mission to bring the rogue spy to justice and thwart the looming terror event, a serial killer begins menacing the Twentieth Precinct and her homicide squad is under pressure to stop him, and soon. The frightening murderer, known for his chilling stealth, not only has singled out Nikki as the exclusive recipient of his taunting messages, he then boldly names his next victim: Detective Heat.

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Wow. So many plot twists...I love plot twists. - Goodreads
Fun easy read about a possible terror plot. - Goodreads
Great boom with a good ending. - Goodreads
The main problems I had was the pacing. - Goodreads
Consistently good writing and suspensful. - Goodreads
Loved the banter between main couple, refreshing. - Goodreads

Review: Deadly Heat (Nikki Heat #5)

User Review  - Laurie Kazmierczak - Goodreads

Enjoyed all the name dropping and pop culture references as well as a fine plot that kept me interested throughout the book....for fans of the show Castle, it can become a little confusing as you ... Read full review

Review: Deadly Heat (Nikki Heat #5)

User Review  - Tatiana Torres - Goodreads

Top 2 of the series. definitely had me guessing at certain points. will read again. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Richard Castle is the bestselling author of the Nikki Heat and Derrick Storm bestsellers. He is played by actor Nathan Fillion.

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