By Lis Wiehl, Thomas Nelson Press, 336 pages

Set in Portland, Oregon, Heart of Ice follows three women, Cassidy, a newspaper reporter, Nicole, an FBI agent and Allison, a Federal prosecutor as the race against the clock to piece clues to crimes that doesn’t seem to be connected. Elizabeth Avery is a beautiful woman who successfully manipulates everyone she meets to do whatever she wants. As Elizabeth becomes more involved in Cassidy’s life, more and more crimes are being committed. Little does Cassidy and her friends know that behind Elizabeth’s sweet exterior lies the heart of a dangerous killer.

Lis Wiehl’s book Heart of Ice is a book you will not want to put down. This book is a fast paced adventure that will leave you breathless at the end. This story serves as a reminder, that people are not always who they appear to be. Portlanders will enjoy recognizing places and buildings mentioned in Heart of Ice.

Reviewed by Rebecca Eischen