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Cold Hearted

(Cold Justice #6)

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4.38  ·  Rating details ·  971 ratings  ·  116 reviews
Hunting For A Killer Who Doesn't Play By The Rules.

Detective Erin Donovan expects life to settle down after the arrest and conviction of a serial rapist who terrorized her college town last summer. Then two young women are brutally slain and the murders bear all the hallmarks of the campus rapist. Did Erin arrest the wrong man?

Her job is at stake and tensions are high. J
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Published May 31st 2016 by Toni Anderson
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The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)
May 25, 2016 rated it really liked it
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4.5 Stars
Really kept me guessing! And the romance was more believable than other romantic suspense books I have read! Glad I bought the whole series when it was on sale! Full review will be on The Book Disciple on June 6th
Dee
Aug 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: All readers of Romance/RS
4.5 Stars

I have loved this series and definitely hit gold when I came across this author and am surprised she is not known that well, has more followers and is higher up in the ranks of authors of RS!.........Hopefully Ms Anderson intends to add more stories to this series.

Would happily recommend to anyone who reads Romance/RS.

Diane
Oct 09, 2016 rated it really liked it
Another good read from Toni Anderson - really like her Cold Justice series.

A campus rapist - one behind bars and another on the loose! Fingers pointing everywhere, in particular back at the main detective as if it's all her fault. The main characters had very good chemistry - gotta have a little angst thrown in just to increase the mystery. It took me a bit to figure out who the really bad guy was - had it narrowed down to a couple, but it was over half way through the book before I had it naile
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Freya Barker
Apr 30, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Toni's books generally spoil me for other reads. I finished Cold Justice in the wee hours of the morning and haven't been able to find another to hold my attention. I've been spoiled with this fast-paced treasure.

I loved this story. Complex and intricate, the plot draws you in from almost the first page on and doesn't fail to surprise with its turns and twists. The characters are intriguing, fallible and multi-dimensional, making them not only credible, but utterly relatable. And I'm not just ta
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Pamela(AllHoney)
The sixth addition to Toni Anderson's Cold Justice series. When the girlfriend of a convicted rapist is raped and murdered the FBI is called in to help. FBI Agent Darsh Singh arrives on the scene and discovers Detective Erin Donovan working the case. The girlfriend wasn't the only one murdered, though, and the two must work together to find the truth.

Years before Erin and Darsh had a one night thing but it ended badly when Darsh discovered Erin was married. I won't get into details but things ar
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Anita
Apr 20, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Book number 6 in what is one of the best series I have ever read. The hero, Darsh and heroine, Erin, had a one night stand three years ago that despite the overwhelming passion, didn't end well. That lends a really great deal of tension to their encounter in the present as he is an FBI agent sent to see if she, a police detective, screwed up a serial rapist investigation and the wrong guy was convicted. A plot point the reader is left to puzzle over for most of the book.

The plot starts out with
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Saly
3.25 stars
Compelling suspense as usual.
Sunny
4.5 stars
With topics such as campus rape, domestic violence, media misbehavior and a fantastic hero and heroine, this is my favorite in the series so far. Well done. More review to come.
MBR
Toni Anderson’s Cold Justice series has been an amazing ride so far. With each book, Toni manages to bring to the table a diverse cast of characters and stories that tugs at your heartstrings, while at the same time they deliver on themes that makes you sit up and take notice. Cold Hearted, the sixth book in the series checks in all those boxes and then some.

Detective Erin Mairead Donovan is persona non grata when it comes to Forbes Pines, a highbrow college town in St. Lawrence County. Erin ear
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Sue
May 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing
In Cold Hearted by Toni Anderson, Detective Erin Donovan left her past behind her when she came to small town Forbes Pine. She is dedicated to her job and works hard. A recent case that put a popular university student in jail has now made her very unpopular and very unliked by many in the community. Erin had all the evidence to support the case against him, and everyone seems to hold her responsible and accountable for what they perceive as a wrongful conviction. When Erin is called to a distur ...more
Cindy ~
Apr 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
Small college town murder mystery makes up this latest in the Cold Justice series.

Since the big over arching plot of the previous books in the series was finally put the rest this time the story is centrally focused on a small college town in Upstate New York close to the Canadian border. Detective Erin Donovan is the most hated person in Forbes Pines as she arrested star quarterback for raping college girls which eventually led to his conviction and incarceration last year. Now after a long de
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Farah ファラ
Oct 01, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Respect and admiration to the survivors of crimes.
Prayers to the ones who did not make it .

This book can be read as a standalone, but you'd noticed the similarities after reading a few in the series.

Detective Erin Donovan met Special Agent Darsh Singh on a successful and unforgettable ONS 3 years ago. Their reunion this time was to investigate the death of two females. It was awkward as that night kept on popping into their minds during the investigation.

What happened to the ladies were indescr
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Jun 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Cold Hearted (Cold Justice #6) by Toni Anderson
4 stars!!

“She wasn’t cold-hearted, but she was a coward.”


I do love romantic suspense and as much I am a softie at heart and love all the mushy stuff I love it when there are other plot lines that also keep your attention and have your brain running all sorts of theories at the same time. Cold Hearted was just that, my brain was running a mile minute trying to read between the lines, fish out the red herrings and sort the wood from the trees, but
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Trish R.
Jun 27, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another good read from Ms. Anderson..

I know I’m just being ridiculous but.. DARSH? Really? WTH kind of name is that? I’ve seen some strange names but that’s one of the worst. I’m assuming he got that name because he was Indian, although it was mentioned only 1 or 2 times, that he was Indian, so you’d really never know it. Tall, dark and handsome was how he was described; his skin color mentioned once in the story, when he and Erin walked into a restaurant and a man looked at them strangely. Pers
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Yvonne
Aug 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars
Toni Anderson knows how to write romantic-suspense. Love this series!
Wendy
Aug 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Loved this 6th book in her Cold Justice series!!!
Danielle Gypsy Soul
Toni Anderson is my go-to author for fantastic romantic suspense and this book did not disappoint. Although there are some reoccurring characters this book could be read as a stand alone without any problems; however, why when the whole series is phenomenal. If you haven't read a Cold Justice book start at the beginning and read them all!

This book centers around police detective Erin Donovan who left her past behind and moved to a small town. She isn't interested in anything more than doing her
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Sue
Wow, Toni does it again. If you want drama, suspense, a great crime to solve and a hot romance grab this book, FBI Agent Darsh Singh & Detective Erin Donovan's story is a gripping read. Better still read the whole series! Definitely worth it.

Erin had caught a rapist who was convicted and put behind bars to serve out his sentence, he was one of the star players in the local College football, loved by everyone, but he was identified as the attacker by one of his victims. After his conviction t
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RachelW (BamaGal)
Jun 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
This is another one if those RS books where one of the main characters is being stalked by the bad guy. I really don't care for these tropes, as I prefer a more straitforward investigation; but it was handled well here, and not overly intrusive to the actual case being worked on.

Football star Drew has been tried and imprisoned for the rape of four co-eds. That didn't sit well with the citizens of the small college town; leaving detective Erin Donovan hated by many for her part in putting the po
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Book synopsis: Hunting For A Killer...

Detective Erin Donovan expects life to quiet down after the arrest and conviction of a serial rapist who terrified her university town last summer. Then two young women are brutally slain and the murders bear all the hallmarks of the campus rapist. Did Erin arrest an innocent man? Now her job is at stake and tensions are high and just when it looks like things can’t get worse, her department g
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Tracy T.
Jun 13, 2016 rated it it was ok
This was a decent enough story, not my favorite of the series. Fantastic Narration by Eric Dove!

Erin was okay, there was nothing amazing about her and Darsh was just okay too. Nothing great about him either really. They were mediocre characters to be honest.

The story line and plot was okay but I was missing the action like the previous books had. This was a small town murder mystery.

The romance was okay, they liked each other well enough, but it didn't feel real or genuine.
There was a couple s
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RiriRomantiques
May 05, 2016 rated it it was amazing
The series is getting better with each book.
Cold hearted gives such a lesson about resilience, self reconstruction and fighting your demons. I like every character in this book, the main and the second.
Linda
Jun 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great Mstery

Excellent study of how the criminal justice system can be tricked. I love the way Anderson has characters that are flawed but still the good guys. I rooted for Erin and Darsh but the romance was secondary although it did become a catalyst for escalation of the crimes. I thought I knew who the bad guy was but about third of the way through I realized that there were several viable suspects.
Ann
Really good. Nice blend of romance and suspense. Lots of unusual twists and turns.
Caffenero
Great plot!
I wasn't 100% into the love side of this RS but the twists and turns of the investigation kept me hooked page after page :)
I inhaled it like a fresh donut 😉
Dísir
Darsh Singh and Erin Donovan have a short history: a brief hook-up that ended spectacularly in flames when a revelation thereafter shook both their worlds. Their reunion three years later happens in the powder-keg of a crime case to which Darsh is assigned; two women are brutally assaulted in the wake of a conviction a few months earlier, a repeat of a crime that has everyone thinking that Erin Donovan had in fact, thrown the wrong person in jail. Darsh and Erin need to get to the bottom of the ...more
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Being You!!!

Erin Donovan was a Detective who worked in a small town, she'd hoped things would quiet down after the arrest and conviction of the campus rapist. But she couldn't be more wrong, as her man sat on jail, two other women were raped and murdered. Leaving her wondering if she made a mistake by sending an innocent man to jail.

FBI Agent Darsh Singh had no plans of looking back at the past but when he's forced to work with a woman from his past. He acted like he wasn't interested or that sh
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Ginelle Blanch
Feb 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved listening to this book. It was creepy and scary...and hot!

Lots of heart in throat moments for me. The characters are just awesome. I want to know about ALL of them. Strong characters who are compassionate and stubborn.

It was like watching an episode of CSI with that twist of romance. Figuring out who did it was half the fun. Well written and scary believable.

I loved this narrator, he did a great job of bringing the story to life. Looking forward to reading others in this series!
Glenda Bettin
Oct 13, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Wow this series is so awesome, so glad to see Erin get 'smart' and realize what a great couple they make, really liked Darsh, he is a keeper
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