About the Book
Cold Case Pursuit
Author: Dana Mentink
Genre: Romantic Suspense
A cold case solved by the K-9 unit…
but the past is not so easily escaped.
Decades after her parents’ murders, Penelope McGregor’s grateful the killer’s finally been identified—until he comes after her. Now Detective Tyler Walker and his K-9 partner, Dusty, must protect Penelope and catch the culprit…while making sure his little girl stays out of the crosshairs. But can the single father outplay a killer whose endgame will leave no one safe?
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"Penelope McGregor shivered at the distant creak from the back of the house. Goose bumps erupted along her spine."
Wow! These opening lines of Cold Case Pursuit describe how I felt as I read the first chapter of this book! Shivers and goose bumps as Penny learns that she is once again being thrust into a nightmare with a blue-haired killer clown. Apparently, the same person who killed her parents twenty years ago, when she was just four years old, is now intent on killing Penny and her brother Bradley . What follows is a story filled with twists and turns, thrills and chills, and my constant urge to check the doors and windows!
Cold Case Pursuit is part of the True Blue K-9 Unit series and I enjoyed seeing the special bonds between the policemen and their K-9 partners but the human bonds are what make this story so special. Siblings Penny and Bradley McGregor and single parent Tyler Walker and his two-year-old daughter have unique relationships that have been forged by tragedy and loss.
Author Dana Mentink has written a sweet romance filled with believable characters, intense action, and a wonderful faith thread running throughout the story. I especially loved her reminder that "You are lovable and loved because God says so." I recommend Cold Case Pursuit to all who enjoy Christian romantic suspense.
I received a copy of this book from the publisher via Celebrate Lit. There was no obligation for a favorable review. These are my own thoughts and opinions.
About the Author
Dana Mentink is a two time American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award winner, a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award and a Holt Medallion winner. She is a national bestselling author of over forty titles in the suspense and lighthearted romance genres. She is pleased to write for Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense, Poisoned Pen Press, and Harvest House. Besides writing, she busies herself puttering around her Northern California backyard. Mostly, she loves to be home with Papa Bear, teen bear cubs affectionately nicknamed Yogi and Boo Boo, Junie, the nutty terrier, and a chubby box turtle. You can connect with Dana via her website at danamentink.com, on Facebook, YouTube (Author Dana Mentink) and Instagram (dana_mentink.)
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I love book covers with adorable children on them, don’t you? There’s something so angelic about those wee folks on the covers. I have two bear cubs myself, young adults now, and I love them devotedly. Tell you what though. Sometimes, just occasionally mind you, they were a wee bit naughty. Don’t tell anyone, but one reason I enjoyed writing Cold Case Pursuit so much is that hero Tyler is the single dad of a little girl named Rain who is….er…a handful. Sure, she’s adorable, but she’s prone to disobedience and the occasional tendency to flush things down the toilet. So in addition to the edge of your seat pursuit of a murderous clown killer, there are the shenanigans of a precocious preschooler, a highly trained yet distractible police K-9, and a romance that doesn’t exactly run smoothly. Fun to write? You betcha! I hope you enjoy coming along with me on this True Blue adventure!
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