First in a new series set in Alaska from beloved cozy author Paige Shelton, Thin Ice will chill your bones.
Beth Rivers is on the run – she’s doing the only thing she could think of to keep herself safe. Known to the world as thriller author Elizabeth Fairchild, she had become the subject of a fanatic’s obsession. After being held in a van for three days by her kidnapp...more
I've commented before just how much I love books set in Alaska. It doesn't matter what kind of book—the imagery of the wilderness (and wildness), even the danger posed by the elements both animal and meteorological fascinate me. That was definitely one of the characteristics that led me to pick up Paige Shelton's new mystery, Thin Ice , but boy, it's so much more than just its setting.
Beth Rivers is known to the world as best-selling thriller author Eliza ...more
Bestselling author Beth Rivers was kidnapped and tortured. Barely escaping with her life, she’s on the run. Her kidnapper, Levi Brooks has never been found and she knows he’s still out there hunting for her. She’s got to run fast and far. Question is, where might that be? Perhaps the wild, vast expanse of Alaska is remote enough to hide? Think again Beth! He may be coming ...more
This is a susp ...more
Where better to escape maniacal killer Levi Brooks, than a tiny town in Alaska?
Beth Rivers is a famous author, whose beautiful face was plastered onto the back cover of mystery suspense novels, prior to being scarred for life. Now, she needs to be completely inconspicuous and she has found the perfect place to hide out: a halfway house for violent women located in Benedict, Alaska.
Beth is sure she won’t be found and is perfectly safe until a local woman is found murdered. Is Levi Brook ...more
Thin Ice checks all the right boxes for a new mystery. I LOVED Beth. I loved the ...more
For a little positivity I'll go over what I liked - the setting, mostly. Paige Shelton mentioned visiting Alaska to make sure she got it right, and that paid off in spades. There are moments I'd swear I could feel the cold - or the rain - and the sense of scale was similarly well-communicated. The central idea of the book was great too, just read that syn ...more
Beth Rivers is an author...a well known one. After a kidnapping incident where she was traumatized, she relocates to Benedict, Alaska to recover and hide out. Her kidnapper is s ...more
Beth is on the run. She was abducted, held for several days, and somehow escaped. Because of an accident that resulted in a brain injury, she doesn't remember a lot of what happened to her.
She's a writer, so she can go anywhere she wants ... maybe using a different name. Until her abductor is caught, she's afraid of anyone knowing who and where she is.
She winds up in a small town in Alaska ... where it seems a lot of people who are also hiding who they are. Beth accidentally booked herself in a ...more
Ms. Shelton's descriptive writing made me feel like I was with Beth Rivers throughout the story. Benedict, AK became so real to me as I read that I felt like I could find it on a map of Alaska. Beth's character is well developed in this book and severa ...more
Beth Rivers is a well known author who is kidnapped by a crazed fan and held for several days. She is severely injured during her escape and has lost her memory but it is coming back slowly and erratically. The kid ...more
Beth Rivers is a successful thriller author using the pseudonym of Elizabeth Fairchild. She has many fans but one fanatic took things way too far. Kidnapped and held in a van for 3 days, she manages to escape as the van was going down the road. Recovering in the hospital from her injuries her captor is still on the loose and she knows she is not safe. With a little help, she unexpectedly leaves the hospital to go to an undisclosed location.
Beth soon touches down in Benedict, A ...more
The story follows Beth Rivers, aka Elizabeth Fairchild, who escapes the throws of a fanatic kidnapper and runs off to Alaska to hide and deal with her traumatic experience.
I enjoyed the atmospheric setting of the storyline and the Alaskan remoteness. The author does a great job at setting the stage and making you feel like you are right there with the characters in the harshn ...more
Beth Rivers is an accomplished writer who recently escaped her fanatic fan from a moving van. She was injured in the process and lost short term memory. Nervous that her kidnapper will be coming back, she made a haste arrangement and moved to Alaska arriving at Benedict House, a boarding house that also serves as a half way house for non-violent felons. We get to meet many engaging charac ...more
Beth Rivers is well-known author, Elizabeth Fairchild, who is now running for her life after a deranged fan kidnapped her and was never found. Levi Brooks held Beth captive for three days until she manages to fling herself from her captors moving van, causing a serious head injury. Levi is still at large and Beth decides to leave the hospital for the wilds o ...more
This thrilling story sets off at breakneck speed and the tension never lets up. Beth ...more
Lots of mystery and intrigue in this story. I liked the two separate elements of the story - the mystery unfolding in Benedict, as well as the mystery of what happened ...more