High Heat

High Heat

Book - 2016
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A journalist's execution by a New York City group pledging fealty to ISIS turns personal when the killers announce that their next victim will be NYPD Captain Nikki Heat's husband, a case that is further complicated by glimpses of a woman Nikki recognizes as her long-dead mother.
Publisher: Los Angeles : Kingswell, 2016
Edition: First hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781484781500
1484781503
Branch Call Number: MYS Cast
Characteristics: 296 pages ; 24 cm

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SEBoiko
Mar 18, 2017

..., it does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.

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SEBoiko
Mar 18, 2017

All I ever want is the truth.,,,

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SEBoiko
Mar 18, 2017

..., use me like a rented donkey.

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SEBoiko
Mar 18, 2017

It turns out you can't build much of anything without screws.

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SEBoiko
Mar 18, 2017

The best lies are the ones based on truth.

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SEBoiko
Mar 18, 2017

Men are helplessly susceptible to flattery and congenitally incapable of detecting when it's false.

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Keogh
Oct 02, 2017

Presumably the second to last of the Nikki Heat books that tied into the television series Castle, as this book leads into a crossover with the Derrick Storm character. The brutal execution of a journalist by a jihadist group is made personal for the police captain as her new husband is declared the next target for the group in this book, with plot twists and gallows humour along the way as the story unfolds.

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blkmtnmama
Jun 18, 2017

Fairly intense storyline but????? what's with the ending? Will there be a follow-up book?

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LauraSteinert
Jan 09, 2017

I guess I am losing my sense of humor. Somehow, the juxtaposition of a young woman being brutally murdered (very graphic sawing off of the still attached head following a botched beheading) and witty repartee just didn't work for me.

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