About the Book
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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The killer has haunted Penny since her childhood, now he is out for revenge.
Penny finds herself under the protection of Detective Tyler Walker and his K-9 partner, Dusty after the re-emergence of a killer from her past. Tyler is determined to do his job, while also keeping his young daughter, Rain, safe from harm. Tyler is guarded and loves his daughter more than anything, I loved how devoted he is to his role as a father, as well as how he is also close to his mother who helps with Rain while he is working.
There is plenty going on in this story with great tension and an engaging plot, as Tyler and Penny come to depend on one another as they work to catch the vengeful killer. I liked how this book picks up Penny's story, which has been mentioned the background of previous installments of this exciting series.
Overall it was an entertaining read, with great themes of faith, trust and commitment. Rain is an adorable little girl and I loved seeing her interact with and get to know Penny. A suspenseful read with great plot tension as well as romantic. An enjoyable read!
I received a complimentary ecopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely 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, 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.)
More from Dana
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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