Linda’s Book Obsession Reviews “Cold Woods” by Karen Katchur, Thomas & Mercer, August 2019
WOW! Karen Katchur, Author of “Cold Woods” has written an amazing, intense, captivating, riveting, page-turning, intriguing and edgy novel. The Genres for this novel are Mystery, Suspense, Thriller, and Fiction. There are two timelines in this story that do connect, and anything that goes back to the past concerns the events or characters in this story. The author describes her dramatic characters as complex, complicated, flawed, each with their own set of problems.
This is the second book in a series, but definitely can be a stand-alone. Detective Parker Reed becomes involved in a cold case when the bones of a man, who disappeared many years ago surface. Local residents Trisha and her friends were just teenagers thirty years before when Trisha’s step-father disappeared. Trisha has led an abused life and has just returned to her home, to escape an abusive husband.
As Parker and his partner look into Trisha’s home, her mother, and her friends’ lives things appear to be more complicated. Trisha’s step-father was a miserable man, and many people had reason to kill him. The only problem is that even the suspects don’t know what truly happened. There are twists and turns. Anyone could be a suspect.
This is such an intense and edgy adventure, and I highly recommend that you read this!