Advance reader reviews of Killer Heat by Linda Fairstein.

Killer Heat

By Linda Fairstein

Killer Heat
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  • Published in USA  Mar 2008,
    384 pages.

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  • Shirley (Batavia IL)

    Killer Heat
    The breezy prose and conversational style allow this formula mystery an easy flow. The interjection of historical perspective fits well with the plot. What detracts from its content is the improbable situations the reader is expected to believe. Too many coincidental encounters take away from the credibility of the story and some of the subplots are unnecessary. The historical content is what keeps the reader interested rather than the story which is unconvincing.
  • Patricia (Bryson City NC)

    Killer Heat, Killer Read
    Fairstein's words are experienced rather than read. The sights, sounds, smells, feelings, even the tastes are all there to make the reader part of Alex Cooper's life. In this episode an extremely brutal rapist-killer is followed to places in and around New York City that the average person is seldom aware of and would not normally visit, a situation that might change after New Yorkers read this one. As is normal in the real world, several police and court cases are part of the plot, each pulling the reader in to the harried and often thankless lives of the people involved. Their shared experiences create for them a world and a family that is separate from the "real" world, and the reader will be involved in both. Read this one!
  • Karen (Troy IL)

    Killer Heat by Linda Fairstein
    Linda Fairstein has done it again. A great read! I love the Alex Cooper character and hope she is in many books to come. Storyline moved right along which made it difficult to put the book down. I enjoy books with female detectives, lawyers and the like so Killer Heat was a must read for me. If you enjoy Faristein's works this book does not disappoint.
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