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Cold Horizon

(Pathway #2)

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What will it take to survive the Savage Mountain? Lindsey and Ty are about to find out.

Ambition and courage at the top of the world …

Lindsey Coulson likes to scale mountains. With her sister, Alison, she has made a name for herself climbing the tallest and most treacherous peaks in the world. But when Alison dies on a K2 expedition—the second highest mountain on earth—Lind
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Published June 11th 2019 by K. McCaffrey LLC
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InD'tale Magazine
The descriptions of the mountain as well as the logistics of the climb keep one on the edge of their seats and turning the pages. A must read for any lover of adventure laced with spicy romance!

Read full review in the 2019 September issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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Ann Charles
Jun 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
⁠⁠I’ve read Lindsey’s and Ty’s story (Cold Horizon ) twice now. The second time through it was as intense and suspenseful as the first, but I loved it even more because I could focus on visualizing the setting (after checking out images online of K2 and the various landmarks mentioned in the book); and I could enjoy the character development and the buildup to the climb along with Ty and his crew. Cold Horizon gripped me from the start and held me captive page after page. If you are a fan of ad ...more
Nen & Jen
Jan 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
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Cold Horizon took me by complete surprise! While I had been expecting an emotionally-packed story from the premise, this book delivered that along with so much more. It had enough drama to keep me entertained and yet still toed the line of realism that kept me completely invested in the story until its end.

Lindsey's internal strength as a character was awe inspiring. The difficult loss of her sister Alison, in combination with scaling a mountain, K2, is not something for the faint of heart. What
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Shalini
Aug 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
I may not be able to climb the small molehill, but I sure do enjoy the books which tell me the thrill and exhilaratiion that comes with climbing the unattainable mountain face, especially K2, the highest peak on earth. I am quite familiar with the terms used, so this book became an easy read. Add a thrilling story to it, and it is absolute nirvana.

Lindsey not only lost her sister Allison to K2 but her mojo to climb since the past 2 years. But when she got to know of the American group led by Ty
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TJ
Sep 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Yikes! This was a surprise treasure! Partly because the subject of mountain climbing didn’t even interest me going in. I only picked up the book because I was checking out a few of the RONE award finalists. Otherwise I doubt I ever would have given it a try. Man, am I glad I did! The author did a spectacular job of plopping the reader right into the middle of the extreme experience of climbing K2, the second highest, but by far the most difficult, mountain in the world.

I not only read on the edg
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Shirl
Cold Horizon was a great read. I couldn't stop reading. It is full of adventure, holding your breath moments. I never knew anything about mountain climbing and this story was very informative and exciting to read. I like the relationships between the different climbers and different personalities. Well written.
Margaret Watkins
Feb 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
One hears about mountaineering teams reaching the summit of a peak in the news, but very seldom do we have any idea of what makes a climb possible. The plot of this story is suspenseful, enlightening, adventurous and romantic. It also spells out the reality of the risks taken by climbers to reach the summit, the dangers, the loss of life and the interpersonal relationships. This novel is incredibly well written and left me feeling partly horrified that anyone would subject themselves to such an ...more
Tksurfer
Jul 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
As an avid reader—2, sometimes 4 books a week—I love it when a book grabs me, twists me, and holds me to the very end, although when I started Cold Horizon, Kristy McCaffrey’s awesomely researched novel about sumiting K2, arguably the most dangerous peak in the world, I had to step past one fact....I don’t like even the idea of mountain climbing, especially the cold.

But, along with Lindsay’s search to resolve her sister’s death and her drive to reach the top of K2, I was into it for the climb, a
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Rachel Hartmann
Jun 26, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I didn’t think I would love book 2 in the Pathways series as much as the first one because my beloved great white’s aren’t in it but I was wrong! I loved Cold Horizon! The research and details in this book make it 5 stars! I felt like I was in the story. The adventures in the series are so exciting, I cannot wait to see what kind of adventure awaits in book 3!
Judy Esposito
Jun 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cold Horizon!

I had no idea if I would like a book about mountain climbing, but I knew I loved and enjoyed anything Kristy McCaffrey wrote, so I downloaded it to read. Well let me tell ya, I found it hard to put this book down. I was drawn very quickly into the world of mountain climbing, the hardships of the climb, the excitement of reaching the top, and the sadness when someone didn't make it safely off the mountain. I loved the characters, each one perfect in their parts, and I came to care ab
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Jane Hunt
After reading 'Deep Blue' the first book in the Pathway series, I looked forward to reading book two, 'Cold Horizon', and it is just as adrenaline-fuelled, believable and emotional as the first book. The second book is a standalone read, although characters from the first book are mentioned, this is Lindsey and Tyler's adventure.

Tyler is an adventure writer, surfer and mountain climber, and Lindsey, a dedicated climber too, has to be on his next expedition, to climb the savage mountain K2. Not b
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Jessica Belmont
Sep 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed Deep Blue, so I could not wait to read Cold Horizon! Krist McCaffrey knows how to create atmosphere. Cold Horizon explores mountain climbing, particularly, climbing K2, which is the highest peak on Earth. Whoa. I’m no mountain climber – I’m terrified of heights…so this novel had me holding my breath!

Similarly to Deep Blue, it’s clear Kristy McCaffrey did her research, because this felt super realistic. I love the descriptions and the plot line. The thrill was wonderful and I rea
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Dixie Brown
Jul 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is an amazing book. I'm not usually captivated by outdoor winter-time activities, especially high-risk ones, so I was surprised when this story grabbed ahold of me, placing me at 24,500 ft. in waist deep snow and freezing temperatures, climbing dangerous mountains alongside characters obsessed with exactly that. I was breathless when they couldn't get enough oxygen in the thin air. I pulled for every one of the well-developed, unique, strong characters, especially Lindsay Coulson, who was n ...more
Julia David
Jan 29, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is a real page turner. Lots of action, adventure and suspense. I liked most of the characters. There were a couple that were easy to dislike. Lindsay was born with the mountain climbing gene. Her father died climbing a mountain and just two years before, her sister died on K2. Now Lindsey is looking for an introduction to Ty so she can ask to be a part of the team he is putting together to climb K2. There are several teams and a lot of different personalities. Ty is excited to have Lindsey ...more
Laurie Gommermann
Mar 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing

Enter the fascinating world of extreme mountain climbing! Experience the mental anguish and feel the physical pain, as you join Ty and Lindsey's team's trek to reach K2's summit. You'll deal with ever changing variables: extreme temps, unpredictable weather, challenging terrain, individual' s personalities and abilities . The challenges you’ll face may seem overwhelming. Will you survive? Will you succeed? I encourage you to go on this journey. It was an eye opening experience for this mountaine
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Dawn
May 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book! So well written, even if I didn’t understand all the technical mountain climbing stuff. But the author made the climb come alive for me. The love story was also believable to me. Not too rushed. Not too graphic.
La
Feb 20, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is fantastic! I felt like I was really up there on K2. I like the emotional depth of all the characters. Gripping storyline that keeps me on edge. Love it! I received this book for free from eBook Discovery. I voluntarily review this book. This is my honest review.
Didi Ps
Jan 12, 2020 rated it liked it
Interesting premise, but it wasn't my style of book...

I got this book as an ARC, free as part of New England Readers' Choice Awards.
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