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The Resource The girl in the ice, Robert Bryndza

The girl in the ice, Robert Bryndza

Label
The girl in the ice
Title
The girl in the ice
Statement of responsibility
Robert Bryndza
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in to lead the murder investigation. The victim, a beautiful young socialite, appears to have had the perfect life. Yet when Erika begins to dig deeper, she starts to connect the dots between the murder and the killings of three prostitutes, all found strangled, hands bound and dumped in water around London. As Erika inches closer to uncovering the truth, the killer closes in on Erika
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Review
Bryndza (the Coco Pinchard romantic comedy series) leaves no procedural serial killer cliché unused in this pallid series debut featuring London Det. Chief Insp. Erika Foster. After her husband, a fellow police officer, was killed during a botched operation that Erika planned, she took an involuntary break from her job. On her return to active duty, she heads the investigation into the murder of 23-year-old Andrea Douglas-Brown, the daughter of a powerful former cabinet minister, who was found frozen in a disused boating lake one cold winter day. A media frenzy ensues. Erika, a stereotypical lone wolf determined to get the job done despite opposition from within her own ranks, makes one misstep after another, starting with upsetting the Douglas-Browns with her brusqueness at their initial encounter. Her predictable efforts to persevere, even in the face of professional jeopardy, alternate with the de rigueur scenes from the perspective of Andrea’s killer, who keeps a close eye on Erika’s progress. The climax does nothing to reinforce Erika as a capable lead. Few will look forward to her further exploits. (Apr.)
			 --Staff (Reviewed 04/02/2018) (Publishers Weekly, vol 265, issue 14, p)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10658653
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bryndza, Robert
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Detective Erika Foster novel
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women detectives
  • Serial murderers
  • Prostitutes
  • Serial murder investigation
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl in the ice, Robert Bryndza
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in 2016 by Bookouture, an imprint of Storyfire
  • Includes an excerpt from: The night stalker
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
410 pages
Isbn
9781538713426
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The girl in the ice, Robert Bryndza
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in 2016 by Bookouture, an imprint of Storyfire
  • Includes an excerpt from: The night stalker
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
410 pages
Isbn
9781538713426
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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