By Brenda Novak
(Mira, Mass Market Paperback, 9780778312666, 448pp.)
Publication Date: October 25, 2011
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Claire O'Toole's mother, Alana, went missing fifteen years ago. That was big news in Pineview, Montana, the kind of town where nothing much ever happens. Then, last year, Claire's husband, David, died in a freak accidentafter launching his own investigation into Alana's disappearance.
Is Alana dead? Or did she simply abandon her husband and daughters? Claire is determined to find outand her former boyfriend, Isaac Morgan, wants to help. Although their relationship didn't end well, he still has feelings for her. And yet it isn't until he starts to suspect David's death wasn't an accident that he's drawn back into her life.
Together, Claire and Isaac search for answers to the questions that have haunted Pineview all this time. But as they soon discover, someone's prepared to kill so those answers won't be found .
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Brenda Novak has penned over 40 novels. A two-time Rita nominee, she's won The National Reader's Choice, The Bookseller's Best, The Bookbuyer's Best and many other awards. She runs an annual on-line auction for diabetes research every May at www.brendanovak.com. To date, she\u2019s raised over $1 million. Brenda considers herself lucky to be a mother of five and married to the love of her life.
"I felt a real connection to the characters... It was an exciting, intriguing read."
-First for Women Magazine on Killer Heat
Novak "builds her characters and plot by adding genuine and recognizable feelings-from angst to passion to terror and beyond... A great end to a wonderful series."
-Suspense Magazine on Killer Heat
Body Heat "is a definite page-turner."
-RT Book Reviews
"Novak expertly blends romantic thrills, suspenseful chills, and realistically complicated characters together in a white-knuckle read that is certain to keep readers riveted to the last page." -Booklist on Body Heat
"Brenda Novak has written the best high-action thriller of 2010. White Heat far exceeded my expectations. From page one I was immediately hooked on this fast action plot that was like solving a Chinese puzzle box." -Midwest Book Review
With "distinctive characters and a nail biting plot, Novak's White Heat is flawless and easily a Best of 2010 contender."
"Novak writes gripping romantic thrillers."