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Cold Blood By Robert Bryndza Cold Blood She fell in love with a killer now she s one too The suitcase was badly rusted and took Erika several attempts but it yielded and sagged open as she unzipped it Nothing could prepare her for what s

  • Title: Cold Blood
  • Author: Robert Bryndza
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  • Cold Blood By Robert Bryndza She fell in love with a killer, now she s one too.The suitcase was badly rusted, and took Erika several attempts, but it yielded and sagged open as she unzipped it Nothing could prepare her for what she would find inside When a battered suitcase containing the dismembered body of a young man washes up on the shore of the river Thames, Detective Erika Foster is shocked ShShe fell in love with a killer, now she s one too.The suitcase was badly rusted, and took Erika several attempts, but it yielded and sagged open as she unzipped it Nothing could prepare her for what she would find inside When a battered suitcase containing the dismembered body of a young man washes up on the shore of the river Thames, Detective Erika Foster is shocked She s worked on some terrifying cases but never seen anything like this before As Erika and her team set to work, she makes the link with another victim the body of a young woman dumped in an identical suitcase two weeks ago Erika quickly realises she s on the trail of a serial killer who s already made their next move Yet just as Erika starts to make headway with the investigation, she is the victim of a brutal attack But nothing will stop Erika As the body count rises, the twin daughters of her colleague Commander Marsh are abducted, and the stakes are higher than ever before Can Erika save the lives of two innocent children before it s too late She s running out of time and about to make a disturbing discovery there s than one killer.
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    1. Chelsea Humphrey on said:

      Blog Tour is live I wasn t quite sure what to think going into Cold Blood I ve seen some less than glowing reviews floating around from readers I trust, which made me nervous I have 5 starred the previous four novels, as this series is in my top three currently running most anticipated storylines, and we all know it s easy to burnout on these books the longer they run I devoured this particular installment in a mad rush because I simply couldn t put it down, which made me realize two things 1 Ev [...]

    2. Maureen on said:

      Just hearing that DI Erika Foster is back, is enough to send me into raptures I love this series.This time around, we have a suitcase containing a body, that has washed ashore on the river Thames The body has been badly beaten and dismembered which makes ID particularly difficult to achieve When a further body is discovered a few weeks later in exactly the same manner, the investigation begins in earnest.It soon becomes clear that a serial killer is at work, but just as Erika begins to place pie [...]

    3. Christine on said:

      3.5 stars rounded to 3 stars First of all, I m a huge Robert Bryndza fan and can hardly wait every time I find out he is about to release a new book Note the present tense I AM a huge fan, and I CAN hardly wait for book 6 in the Erika Foster series Book 5, however, was a little disappointing to me.Now before you Bryndza fans and there are certainly a lot of you get all excited, let me say the number one problem I encountered with Cold Blood was triggered by a quirk of my own Man, I just did not [...]

    4. Paromjit on said:

      It is a delight to be back with DCI Erika Foster and her team in the fifth book set in Lewisham, London This is a chilling case which really puts Erika through the wringer, as if she hasn t suffered enough Her personal life is one of pain and trouble as the past comes back to haunt her here It all begins with the macabre discovery of a dismembered body in a suitcase in the River Thames This is followed by another body in a suitcase with the same MO and it is clear they have a serial killer on th [...]

    5. Kendall on said:

      I REALLY wanted to love this book I am a huge fan of Bryndza s books but I m sorry Robert this one just didn t do it for me Detective Erica Foster and her team are back at it again An old rusted suitcase has washed up onto shore with a dismembered body of a young man 2 weeks later Erica makes a gruesome discovery of ANOTHER body that washes up onto the same river but with a young female Are the bodies linked together Detective Foster quickly realizes that she is following in the footsteps of a n [...]

    6. Shelby *trains flying monkeys* on said:

      3.5 starsDetective Erika Foster is back When a suitcase stuffed full of a dismembered body shows up she gets called to the scene.Then another body turns up in a suitcase these people have some cashdang suitcases are expensive Erika starts working on the case, trying to piece the two murders together What she doesn t realize is that there are two killers Parts of the story are told from one of the killer s perspective The killers in this book just kinda seemed like they really were not smart enou [...]

    7. Norma on said:

      Traveling Sisters Group Read thank you sisters for another wonderful reading experience ROBERT BRYNDZA is back with another installment to the Detective Erika Foster Series When I first found out that DI Erika Foster was back with another installment to this series I quickly requested a copy of this book as I am a huge fan of this series I have enjoyed all of the other previous books in this series and this was no exceptionLD BLOOD Detective Erika Foster, 5 by ROBERT BRYNDZA is an action packed, [...]

    8. Brenda on said:

      Traveling Sisters Group Read with Brenda, Norma, Susanne, Holly and Sarah3.5 Stars rounded up I was quite excited to see Cold Blood on NetGalley and a few sisters quickly requested this one and I added it to our sisters reads right away I called it a Cold Blood Book Party and wow I didn t realize how true to the title this book really was Our party felt like a Cold Blood bloodbath leaving some of us in utter shock As always I really loved our Cold Blood discussion and reading this one along wit [...]

    9. Susanne Strong on said:

      3.5 Stars rounded down.Erika Foster is at it again This time she is called in to investigate when a suitcase is found along The Thames river Inside it A dismembered body It s pretty gruesome to be perfectly honest Then the body count continues to rise and a kidnapping ensues and Erika and her team work feverishly to solve the crimes Unfortunately, even Erika doesn t get out unscathed in this one While I enjoyed the storyline involving Erika, Moss, McGorry, Crane, Hudson and Marsh, I did not enjo [...]

    10. Carrie on said:

      Detective Erika Foster and her team have been put on yet another investigation when a suitcase is found and when opened it s found to contain a dismembered body Before long it s found that their investigation leads to yet another body that has been found in a similar state leading them to believe there is another serial killer on the loose As Erika and her team begin to uncover and it begins to look as if there isn t one but possibly two killers on the loose Nina is a young woman who after tak [...]

    11. Matt on said:

      First and foremost, a large thank you to NetGalley, Robert Bryndza, and Bookouture for providing me with a copy of this publication, which allows me to provide you with an unbiased review.DCI Erika Foster is back, and none too soon for series fans As Robert Bryndza continues to impress with his dark police procedurals, his fan base grows exponentially as chatter of the series calibre When Foster and her team discover a suitcase submerged in the water, no one could have predicted what might await [...]

    12. Liz on said:

      I ve been a huge fan of Robert Bryndza s Erica Foster series With each book, I wonder if the streak will continue I m pleased to say it does This time round Erika is investigating a double murder, two bodies chopped up and stuffed into suitcases sent floating down the Thames One body has over 50 packets of cocaine in the stomach Was this some sort of drug deal gone wrong If so, why were the drugs left in the body The book moves along at a good clip with lots of intertwining stories to keep you e [...]

    13. HollyB on said:

      I read this one as a stand alone and it worked fine, but I know I missed a lot of background on Detective Erika Foster I did enjoy her strong willed character and would definitely like to go back and read from the series This book seemed to focus on the killers and I would have liked of Erika and her colleagues, but maybe that is because I read this as a stand alone The author did a great job with character development because the evilness of the killers really came through and I didn t like [...]

    14. Louise Wilson on said:

      Detective Erika Foster struggled with the lock on a suitcase that had been washed up on the shores of the river Thames Inside was the dismembered body of a young man A young woman s body had been found in an identical suitcase two weeks ago Erika realises she s dealing with a serial killer As the investigation makes progress, Erika is the victim of a brutal attack Then the twin daughters of her colleague, Commander Marsh, are a abducted Can Erika get the twins back safely Robert Bryndza has once [...]

    15. Phrynne on said:

      The fifth excellent book in this great series I really like Erika Foster She speaks without thinking and often offends people but at least she says what she feels and stands up for herself Maybe not a comfortable person to have around in real life but great for a book character Bryndza always enjoys the macabre and in this book the bodies are chopped up and fitted into suitcases We have the usual horribly descriptive pathology scenes and then we have lots and lots of competent police work result [...]

    16. Sandy *The world could end while I was reading and I would never notice* on said:

      EXCERPT The fingers poking through the hole in the brown material were swollen, with blackened fingernails Moss gently worked the sand away from the seams, and exposed the rusted zipper It took Erika several gentle tugs, but it yielded, and the suitcase sagged open as she unzipped Moss moved to help, and they slowly lifted it open A little water spilled out, and the naked body of a man was crammed inside Moss stepped backwards, putting her arm up to her nose The smell of rotting flesh and stagna [...]

    17. Sarah Joint on said:

      Book five in the Erika Foster series might just be the most disturbing yet There were moments that were hard for this fan of dark stories to read Another interesting case with characters we ve gotten to know and love mostly We also get chapters from the perspectives of the thankfully fictional Max and Nina I certainly would not want to meet Max in a dark alley He is endlessly disturbing, only getting creepier as the story goes on.A suitcase washes up on shore, but this one doesn t contain travel [...]

    18. Ginger on said:

      Cold Blood is the 5th book in the DCI Erika Foster series.This time Erika has to identify two dead bodies packed into suitcases that come ashore on the Thames River.I really enjoyed this book along with the plot and mystery in the beginning of the book Who are these victims and is this a serial killer Does the Narcotics Squad need to get involved because there s bags of cocaine in one of the victims stomach Read this book to find out The suspect was a very twisted and manipulative individual I r [...]

    19. Jean on said:

      After reading Robert Bryndza s fourth Erika Foster mystery, Last Breath, I was looking forward to diving into the next one, Cold Blood I had read some mixed reviews but decided to judge for myself Now that I ve finished, I must admit that this one did not take my breath away it left me cold, or at least cool.When a large suitcase washes up on shore of the Thames River, Detective Chief Inspector Erika Foster is appalled to see the decapitated, dismembered body of a man inside Not long after that, [...]

    20. Sue on said:

      COLD BLOOD Detective Erika Foster, 5 by ROBERT BRYNDZA is an action packed, dark, chilling, and a gripping police procedural serial killer thriller.The latest novel Book 5 in the Detective Erika Foster series, Last Breath, by Brit author Robert Bryndza is another winner The books in this bestselling series include The Girl in the Ice Book 1 The Night Stalker Book 2 Dark Water Book 3 Last Breath Book 4 Cold Blood Book 5 Having loved the previous books in the series, I was anxious to read book 5 i [...]

    21. Paul on said:

      This ARC was presented from NetGalley My thanks Gratitude sent to Bookouture for making this pre release available.Mutilated bodies are turning up in the busy streets of London A deranged serial killer is on the loose My heartbeat quickens at the thought I m off to the races Only a couple of pages into the narrative and already the author had me on pins and needles Though, that s what I signed up for This book could be enjoyed as a stand alone even though it s fifth in the Detective Erika Foster [...]

    22. Carolyn on said:

      Erika Foster s latest case starts with a dismembered male body in a suitcase washed up on the banks of the Thames in central London It could be drug related, but then why is the man s stomach packed with condoms containing thousands of dollars worth of cocaine that could have been retrieved by the killer The discovery of a second female body in a suitcase in the Thames only thickens the plot Erika is as tenacious as ever trying to find the identity of the bodies and hunt down whoever killed them [...]

    23. Ján Bryndza on said:

      OMG This book is just mind blowing It s completely different to anything I have ever read Gripping as hell and Erika is just incredible AGAIN

    24. Zoe on said:

      Intricate, riveting, and creepy Cold Blood is an engrossing, chilling police procedural that highlights just how easily some people can be swayed and manipulated into doing the most horrific things and reminds us that desperate people will do almost anything, at any cost to protect themselves.The writing is bold and crisp The characters are resilient, impulsive, and troubled And the plot, told from differing points of view, keeps you on the edge of your seat from start to finish as it whips you [...]

    25. Jan on said:

      3.5 starsI m on a 3 star roll lately I m a big fan of this author and this series, which features Detective Erika Foster and her investigative team I have loved books 1 4, but did find myself struggling with this one from the start It took me awhile to finally figure out what was missing for me Erika Erika seemed to take a backseat to the antagonist s story line Nina and Max Told from Nina s POV, there were many chapters dedicated to how she met Max and leading up to present day I usually enjoy [...]

    26. Barbara on said:

      3.5 starsAs this fifth book in the series opens, DCI Erika Foster and DI Kate Moss hurry to the scene when a suspicious suitcase washes up along the Thames River The suitcase contains the body of a man who was beaten to death, decapitated, and dismembered The man s stomach is found to contain fifty condoms filled with cocaine, apparently left there by the killer The crime is similar to an incident the week before, when the Thames chucked up a suitcase containing the body of a woman who was beate [...]

    27. Maureen Carden on said:

      Cold Blood, In Cold Blood, Cold Blooded are all phrases and titles well known But in this mystery novel, would they apply to the murders, the murderer, or the murder cop D.I Erika Foster, charged with solving and stopping a series of murders is known for her icy demeanor and one track mind.One, then two bodies are neatly dismembered and stuffed into large suitcases and thrown into the Thames where they are found weeks apart To her bemusement, Erika keeps hearing comments about how difficult it i [...]

    28. Erin Clemence on said:

      Thanks to NetGalley and Bookouture for an electronic ARC of this novel, in exchange for an honest review.Erika Foster is back in Robert Bryndza s novel, Cold Blood The fifth novel in the series begins when a suitcase washes up on shore, containing the dismembered body of a man Erika and her team investigate this crime and soon realize they are tracking down two murderers, a couple who continue to kill, dismembering victims and leaving them in suitcases However, their final plan involves somethin [...]

    29. Mandy White on said:

      Wow Robert Bryndza has done it again Thank you so much for the chance to read this next installment in the Erika Foster series I feel honored It is fantastic and worth the wait This is one of my very favourite police serial killer series.This book once again had it all and hooked me in from the start when the first body is found in a suitcase in the Thames River Thank you to Bookouture via Netgalley for this advance reading copy

    30. *Avonna on said:

      Check out all of my reviews at avonnalovesgenresCOLD BLOOD Detective Erika Foster, 5 by Robert Brynzda had me turning the pages as fast as I could read them This installment not only gave me my usual intense detective story, but character development involving Erika, her personal life decisions and the contrasting study of the downward spiral of personal life decisions of an average young woman This book alternates between the present investigation and the past evolution of the evil responsible [...]

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