Cold pursuit

Reviewed by:

Beth Swanson, voracious reader


Cold pursuit (Book 1)


Nancy Mehl


Bethany House


Summer 2023




334 pages


This is a suspense filled mystery about an ex-FBI profiler suffering from PTSD after a case has gone wrong. River Ryland needs a new start and moves to St. Louis. There she can be near her ill mother and set up her own investigation firm. She partners with Tony St. Clair, a friend and formerly her FBI partner. Their first case involves a missing teenage boy. He has been gone for four years but his mother needs to know what happened to him, she needs some closure. But hunting for the boy reveals a murderer determined to kill anyone to keep them from discovering the truth.

Mystery, suspense and, of course, some romance, too.



5 out of 5

Suggested audience:

Age 16 on up

Christian impact:

Even when you lie to God, He waits and listens. God does not ask what you deserve, He simply asks you to accept His love. You are my beloved child!

Also includes:


-other books available

Cold Pursuit (Ryland & St. Clair #1)

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