Monday, November 14, 2016

Fatal Frost By: Nancy Mehl

Back of the Book

Mercy Brennan followed in her father's footsteps in a law enforcement career, but she has no interest in any other connection to him. A U.S. Marshal in St. Louis, Missouri, she's assigned to a joint task force with the St. Louis PD that puts her back into contact with her father and in the sights of St. Louis's most powerful gang.

When the gang has reason to believe Mercy has possession of some highly sensitive and incriminating information, her boss assigns Mark St. Laurent--a Deputy U.S. Marshal and Mercy's ex-boyfriend--to get her out of town until they can guarantee her safety. 

Initially unaware of the danger she's in and uncomfortable working with Mark, Mercy's frustration escalates when she discovers the extent her boss and Mark have been keeping her in the dark. It isn't until a freak ice storm hits, stranding them at a remote location and out of contact with the district office, that the full severity of their situation becomes clear. As the storm worsens, the forces of nature combine with a deadly enemy closing in to put their lives at imminent risk. Can they survive long enough for help to arrive--if help is even coming at all?

My Thoughts

If you have not read a Nancy Mehl novel you are in for a treat.  Fatal Frost has everything, love, and suspense with twist that will keep you turning pages into the wee hours of the night.  Mercy and Mark are a great blend but as the list of people who can't be trusted continues to mount, Mercy questions if there is anyone she can put her faith in to help her survive.  With chilling scenes so real you can feel the frost and Mehls unique ability to create a plot that keeps you guessing, this book should be at the top of your must read list.  Now the wait begins for the next installment..

I received a complementary copy of this book from Bethany house publishing.

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