The Heart to Kill

The Heart to Kill

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, 5000-2020, banner-blake, Mystery

Dave Thorndike, an investigative reporter on the New York Telegraph, is in the habit of disappearing for weeks at a time. So when he vanishes in the winter of 2008, investigating the story of his life, nobody worries – until he shows up shot in the head with his own 9mm - no laptop and no story.

It wasn’t much to go on in 2008, but when Stone and Dehan pick it up ten years later, the case is as cold as the icy winds blowing off the East River. Both his wife and his mistress had motive, but the killing has all the hallmarks of an execution.

Things get deep when Dehan realizes Thorndike’s investigation was into non other than Senator Carol Hennessy, head of the Hennessy Foundation and presidential candidate - a woman whose opponents tended to die young. But that’s not the only thing she notices. She also sees Shelly Pierce, the sexy new editor of the NY Telegraph, coming on to Stone. A fact to which Stone seems totally blind…

Title:The Heart to Kill
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    The Heart to Kill Reviews

  • Phrynne

    Another good one! I seem to be reading this series at a tremendous speed but each book is short and action packed and I keep waiting for the two MCs to get together! Also I did buy a boxed set which c...

  • Diane Lomuscio

    Really Broken-hearted Book 7 in the series. I don’t know you. I don’t know if you like books written in a series. I don’t. I read the first book, An Ace and a Pair, because it was free through B...

  • dennis barron

    The Heart To Kill. Blake BannerA journalist is murdered. The case turns cold, unsolved. Detectives Stone and Dehan begin to investigate. The clues lead them to an ex Secretary of state and senator. Ap...

  • Ellen White

    A journalist who get an apartment and consecrates on writing till done. This time he had a mistress for several months, when the manuscript was done. He gave her the news, he was married would get a d...

  • Denis Phillipson

    Banner is by far the best writer of books you dont want to put DownThis is part of the Dead Cold sseries of detective novels all of which are superb. They are beautifuuy written with real depth in the...

  • Susan

    Book 7 in the series. Stone and Dehan are working on a ten-year-old case of an investigative reporter shot with his own gun - and all his research and the laptop are missing. When they discover he was...

  • Teresa Young

    EntertainingStone and Dehan get serious about bringing down corruption in high places. Hmmm, we need these two in action in America right now! As their relationship deepens, their commitment to solvin...

  • Michael Robert Pullan

    Cold Case-Book Seven-The Heart to KillReally enjoyable book seven in the Stone Dehan Cold case series,lots of twists and turns with a brilliant ending thoroughly enjoyed this one,onto book 8😀...

  • ann pac

    These books would make a great TV series. I love Stone and Dehan. The cases turn out to be really well thought out and it's great following how the detectives end up solving them. I'm really excited t...

  • Tracy

    Great stuff!Wow things really heating up between Stone and Dehan in this one! Dangerous situation in this story had me really worried when one of them got hurt. Ready for next book in series...right n...