Book Title: ICE (A Chris Matheson Cold Case Mystery #1) by Lauren Carr
Narrator: Mike Alger
Category: Adult fiction, 9 hours, 54 minutes
Publisher: Acorn Book Services
Release date: April 25, 2018
Content Rating: PG-13 (Lauren Carr’s books are murder mysteries, so there are murders involved. Occasionally, a murder will happen on stage. There is sexual content, but always behind closed doors. Some mild swearing (a hell or a damn few and far between). No F-bombs!
When Sandy Lipton and her unborn child disappeared, the court of public opinion found young Chris Matheson guilty. Decades later, the retired FBI agent returns home to discover that the cloud of suspicion cast over him and his family has never lifted.
With the help of a team of fellow retired law enforcement officers, each a specialist in their own field of investigation, Chris Matheson starts chipping away at the ice on this cold case to uncover what had happened to Sandy and her baby and the clues are getting hot!
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Ice is the first in a mystery series by Lauren Carr. Set in the same world as her Thorny Rose and Mac Faraday series’, the reader follows a retired FBI agent now living with his mother in a West Virginia farm.
This isn’t the first Lauren Carr book I’ve read/listened to and it’s definitely not the last. The fun thing about Carr’s books are the quirky characters and animal sidekicks. It’s something I enjoy and helps if the mystery ever feels just a bit much. For Ice, the mystery was great.
There was so much going on, but the way everything tied together was interesting and fun. The Geezer Squad, the book club of retired sleuths Matheson joins, are fun and have great personalities. It felt like a TV show you would see in the same docket of Leverage.
Out of the four audiobooks I’ve listened so far in the series, Ice is my second favorite. It’s a perfect first book, introducing the characters and pulling enough strings to hold the reader. No joke, I listened the whole way through in two days. Perfect for those long road trips.
One of the most popular and recognizable faces on television sets in Nevada and California; Mike Alger is the Chief Meteorologist for KTVN-TV Channel 2 (CBS) in Reno, Nevada. The award-winning weatherman is a holder of the American Meteorological Society’s Certified Broadcast Meteorologist Seal of Approval. He is happily married with two children.
Selling over half a million books worldwide, Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, Thorny Rose, Chris Matheson Cold Case Mysteries, and Nikki Bryant Cozy Mysteries—thirty titles across five fast-paced mystery series filled with twists and turns!
Book reviewers and readers alike rave about how Lauren Carr seamlessly crosses genres to include mystery, suspense, crime fiction, police procedurals, romance, and humor.
The owner of Acorn Book Services and iRead Book Tours, Lauren is also a publishing manager, consultant, and virtual book tour coordinator for independent authors.
Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels at conventions.
She lives with her husband, and two spoiled rotten German shepherds on a mountain in Harpers Ferry, WV.
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