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Cold & Deadly

(Cold Justice: Crossfire #1)

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  675 ratings  ·  161 reviews
Hostage Negotiators can talk themselves out of anythingexcept falling in love.

FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dominic Sheridan is an accomplished expert in the Crisis Negotiation Unit. Practiced, professional, used to dealing with high-stake situations under tense conditions, Dominic is a master at manipulating people. Everyone, that is, but the headstrong rookie agent bent
Published August 2019 by Toni Anderson (first published February 12th 2019)
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Toni Anderson
Dec 28, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: wrote
"Cold and Deadly kept me on the edge of my seat until the jaw-dropping end! Toni Anderson is a true master of the genre, delivering tight plotting and a sizzling, slow-burn romance that left me breathless and panting for more!

~NYT bestselling author Annika Martin
So, I freaking LOVE the Cold Justice books by Ms. Anderson. They hit all of my reader buttons: engrossing stories, plausible mysteries, hot romance, interesting and well fleshed out characters, heroines who can take care of themselves but are vulnerable, heroes who are both compassionate and kick-ass. So I was excited when I heard about this book. I'm delighted to say it met all of my expectations. *happy sigh*

Cold & Deadly was so freaking good I couldn't stop reading - I read before bed, in
This Series is a spinoff of the Cold Justice Series and even though it is you should read the Cold Justice Series first. Not only is Cold Justice a fantastic series, but several characters make appearances in this book including a major role for Mallory Rooney and Alex Parker, one of my all time favorite couples. "Cold and Deadly" is fantastic. Twisted plot, hot romance, awesome characters that make you really root for their HEA. The baddie eluded me through the whole book, which is just great.

The first book in the Cold Justice: Crossfire series by Toni Anderson. Ava Kanas and many other FBI agents are attending retired FBI agent Van Santos funeral when a sniper takes out one of their own. Ava is sure that Van Santos' death was murder not suicide but no one seems to want to listen. FBI Agent Dominic Sheridan was also at the funeral and, after the sniper attack, thinks that maybe Ava is on to something. They are forced to work together and decide to do a little investigating ...more
Maria Rose
Cold & Deadly by Toni Anderson is an exciting romantic suspense novel and the first in her new series Cold Justice: Crossfire.

When Ava Kanass FBI mentor retired agent Van Santos dies, shes determined to prove that it wasnt a suicide despite what the evidence appears to show. While attending his funeral a sniper targets a fellow agent, drawing her into another murder case and the notice of FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dominic Sheridan.

Dominic is also struggling with the suicide as
The marvellous Toni Anderson scores again. Cold & Deadly is the latest incarnation or rather, the first of the spin-off books of her FBI agents series, and with it comes the same fantastic, faultless type of writing that reminds me why I love romantic suspense so much.

SSA Dominic Sheridan and rookie agent Ava Kanas find themselves embroiled what apparently looked like a simple case of a retired agent committing suicide, where soon it becomes clear that someone is targeting the FBI agents
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Cold & Deadly was a slow burn with bursts of action scattered throughout. Every time we are lulled into the comfort of the investigation, Anderson sends us reeling. It took me a little bit to get into the story but as I kept reading, I got pulled in deeper.

I enjoyed the way this story was told. We got to see various characters points of view throughout. Adding the UNSUBs POV was an interesting addition. I have to say that while I had made certain connections, I was surprised when the
Danielle  Gypsy Soul
Cold & Deadly is a spin off of the Cold Justice series so it's a great place to start if you haven't read this author before and if you are a fan of the Cold Justice Series you'll love this spin-off and the cameos!

This book centers around Dominic and Ava who are both FBI agents. Dominic is a hostage negotiator with a lot of experience and success in the FBI and Ava is a new FBI agent who is trying to make a name for herself. When one of Dominic and Ava's mentor's dies the two end up working
WOW! 5 Hot stars for Cold & Deadly, the first of Toni's new Cold Justice: Crossfire series.
This story has all the elements you come to expect from Toni, it's a suspense/thriller, action packed and has tonnes of hot testosterone loaded FBI agents in it LOL and one in particular, Supervisory Special Agent, Dominic Sheridan, a 35 year old Crisis Negotiator. This guy seriously packs some heat and I'm not just talking about his weaponry! He's cool, calm and collected in every situation, he knows
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Disclaimer: An eARC was provided via Inkslinger PR and the Author as part of the Blog Tour. The Thoughts, opinions & feelings expressed in the review are therefore, my own.

Actual Rating 4.5 Stars

This is honestly my first book by Toni Anderson
I had actually heard of Cold Justice Series (which romantic suspense reader worth their salt wouldnt?)  yet somehow I never got around to reading her Cold Justice Series; EVEN though the first book
The Romance Book Disciple (Samantha)

Cold and Deadly is a spin off of Anderson's other series, which I loved! She writes great romantic suspense and yall know I love romantic suspense! Also, I am on a bit of an FBI agent kick apparently!

Dominic and Ava are both FBI agents, so the story has a touch of an office romance. They are forced to work together and endure some serious danger! Anderson writes stunning suspense and mystery and Cold and Deadly was no exception. There really isn't a good place to stop reading because its kind
RachelW (BamaGal)
So disappointing, especially considering Cold Justice is one of my favorite RS series ever. This is a pale, pale imitation, heavy on the soap opera drama and cheesy sex. The plot was just okay, and the only thing that kept me going was the tie-in to Cold Justice characters. So disappointing. ...more
Cheryl Whitty
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I love Toni Anderson books, they have everything I love reading about. In this book we hit the jackpot, great characters, plenty of murders and above all a couple falling love.
This starts at a funeral of a well loved FBI agent who had either committed suicide or shot himself by accident. So under the circumstances the mourners are close friends and family. Suddenly shots are fired at the FBI agents attending. This starts an investigation that leads all
Trish R.
Apr 07, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This had a good murder mystery but there were pages and pages of 3 long sex scenes and one short one, which is a little too much for any murder mystery. Its what Id expect in an erotic book, because they are all about sex with very little story-line. Thats why it was 284 pages (or 427 pages according to amazon. Not sure just how many pages it had) but too many pages taken up with sex, IMO. Some authors are not familiar with the phrase less is more. I like sex in my books, but this was just too ...more
May 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pap, contemporary
It is a great transition from the cold justice series and this new one.
Congrats Toni Anderson for a successful score (in my opinion)
Sandy S
Mar 09, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 stars

About the book: Release Date February 12, 2019

Hostage Negotiators can talk themselves out of anythingexcept falling in love.

FBI Supervisory Special Agent Dominic Sheridan is an accomplished expert in the Crisis Negotiation Unit. Practiced, professional, used to dealing with high-stake situations under tense conditions, Dominic is a master at manipulating people. Everyone, that is, but the headstrong rookie agent bent on destroying her fledgling career.

As a child, Ava Kanas put her life
Paris        (kerbytejas)
I've been reading Toni Anderson books since 2014, so the authors style and book content is not new to me. I read Cold & Deadly (Cold Justice: Crossfire #1) by Toni Anderson , as a NetGalley read now selection, almost a year after its original publication date. Sadly I found the book to be rather bland, single dimensional, and with characters I couldnt identify with or root for. The overall story in my opinion lacked excitement, tension, surprise, or any real suspense. The romantic component ...more
There were parts of this one that I really liked, Ava chief among them. I loved how strong she was, how she knew something was wrong, that her friend didn't kill himself and she wanted to fight for him. Of course others thought she was a loose cannon, Dominic included, which was a part I hated. For much of the book it seemed to me that Dominic looked down and discounted Ava and her skills, even after he learned her past, even after their relationship turned intimate. Time and time again Dominic ...more
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4 stars

Cold & Deadly is my favorite of Toni Andersons recent works!

Dominic Sheridan and Ava Kanas were a dynamic pairing and a force to be reckoned with for any would-be serial killers. The story was richly layered and as usual, the author did her homework about negotiators and agents alike. The added storyline of Avas mysterious background kept the storyline moving when the actual police work mightve caused the story to slow a tad. Loved seeing some old favorites from previous books!
Jun 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: anderson-toni
Outstanding! Terrific mystery, flawed but well developed characters and a killer I never saw coming. I just love these books. And, it was wonderful to see two of my favorite characters, Alex and Mallory, once again. Yep. Hard to put these books down. Guess I have a wait ahead of me for the next one. Darn! ;)
WOW! Action packed, page turning suspense, creepy villains and a heated romance. This was a winner.
Judy Churchill
May 17, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I always love a good FBI novel. This one did not disappoint. Throw in a little romance and you have the whole package.
Feb 14, 2019 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
DNF at 9%

I wasn't able to connect with the writing style of this book.
Feb 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 - Thank you, Toni Anderson
Glenda Bettin
Feb 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Book Him Danno
Feb 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Toni Anderson create Hero and herons that readers can connect with, from their drive for the truth or seeking answers no one else can ask. Toni Anderson is a can't miss author!

Cold and Deadly starts off with a bang, reader reconnect with secondary characters from the other series and Mallory is finally having her baby.

The characters are smart, strong and willing to risk their life for those who are innocent.

Toni Anderson is able to combine action, characters who come alive on the pages as the
Glenda Bettin
Feb 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome book, didn't want it to end
Tina Wright
Dec 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
I am a fan of 1) romantic suspense in general; 2) novels where one or both of the protagonists work in law enforcement; and 3) writing that strikes a balance between action and character development, and this novel--and Ms. Anderson's books in general--hit all the marks for me. Anderson's books are well-researched but don't bog the reader down with excessive detail; the plots are fast-paced; and the heroes are attractive and swoony without being alpha-male caricatures. This is a solid and ...more
Cold and Deadly is the debut book in the Cold Justice: Crossfire series by Toni Anderson, one of my favorite romantic suspense authors out there. Cold and Deadly begins with a funeral proceeding for FBI retired agent Van Stamos, who had allegedly taken his own life with the service weapon FBI had gifted him after thirty years of service. Special Agent Ava Kanas is the only one who doubts that Van had taken his own life, which brings her under the focus of Supervisory Special Agent Dominic ...more
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