About the Book
Book: Cold Case Connection
Author: Dana Mentink
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Release Date: February 1, 2020
Convinced his sister’s death wasn’t an accident, private investigator Sergio Ross is determined to catch her killer. But with all the clues hinting at a connection to another unsolved murder, he has to join forces with Helen Pike—a woman linked to both deaths—to find the truth. Can they follow the cold evidence trail to get justice…before they become the next victims?
This was an incredibly intense read about a cold case murder and how a more recent hit and run accident may be connected. Add to those facts, way too many accidents or are they and attacks are happening to Helen.
Going back to her high school days, Helen and four of her friends go down into tunnels that they shouldn't have been in and only four of them make it out. Trish's murder had never been solved. Fast forward years later and Fiona, Helen's best friend, has discovered something. But before she can talk to Helen about it, Fiona is killed by a hit and run driver. Coincidence? Fiona's brother certainly doesn't think so and neither does Helen as she appears to be the next target.
There were many times I felt like I had to come up for air reading this as it seemed almost non-stop action. I liked both of Helen's and Sergio's growth as characters. From guilt and blame to a team then friends, and then just maybe something more. For a shorter story with lots of suspense the character growth was top notch.
I received a copy of this novel from the author. I was not required to post a positive review and all views and opinions are my own.
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, Harlequin Heartwarming and Harvest House. Besides writing, she busies herself teaching third grade. 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.)
More from Dana
Cold Case Connection was really fun to write because it’s Helen’s story. She’s an intelligent, sensitive woman who is the sister to the men living on the Roughwater Ranch. Liam is her biological brother, but she’s just as close to Chad and Mitch who might as well be blood relatives. In this novel, Helen has to relive the worst moment of her teenage life, the night when a mysterious murder occurred during a teen prank. Helen is going to have to face the past in order to preserve her future. Cowboys, a case gone cold, a coastal ranch and a whole lot of danger…I hope you will enjoy the ride!
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