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Cold as a Wedge (J.D. Reiter Mysteries, #1)
by K.H. Miller (Goodreads Author)
When the body of a popular high school senior is discovered in a local creek, Detective J.D. Reiter and his partner Rick McKendrick waste no time in tracking down her killer. The unusual homicide snares the attention of county reporter Kit Kelly, whose tenacious approach puts pressure on Southaven's finest to close the case- and for J.D. to close the deal with the fiery ...more
Kindle Edition, 169 pages
Published September 6th 2013
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Took a chance on this and I’m happy I did. This was a really great police procedural mystery, but the real star of the show was JD Reiter. Rough around the edges, I wasn’t sure I’d warm up to the brazen detective from the book’s start, but as the investigation went on, his one-liners had me bursting out laughing. The mystery starts straight away as we jump head-first into the investigation and it doesn’t slow down much thereafter. Don’t want to give much away, but I was pleasantly surprised at ...more
COLD AS A WEDGE is an engaging mystery with a commendable attention to detail. Centered around Detective JD Reiter and his investigation of a local homicide, COLD AS A WEDGE clearly illustrates the strategy and intricacies of police procedure without overwhelming you in descriptions. It's story and characters are intriguing. The author takes such care to ensure that the characters represent the attitudes and principles of small town America in the 1970's. JD is flawed and chauvinistic, but still ...more
K.H. Miller is the author of the J.D. Reiter Mysteries. Her lifelong love of mysteries and police investigation spawned her first published book, "Cold as a Wedge". The series centers around a perceptive, smart mouthed detective in the 1970's suburbs of Philadelphia. While Miller is a life long resident of Pennsylvania, her sojourns into Virginia have helped fuel her Civil War series, Lavender ...moreMore about K.H. Miller...