After the ThawAuthor: Therese Heckenkamp
Publisher: Ivory Tower Press
Publication Date: 2016-04-05
Book 2 in the Frozen Footprints SeriesSome wounds heal. Others leave scars. Four years ago, Charlene Perigard survived a brutal kidnapping. Now at twenty-two, she's put that trauma behind her for a promising future with handsome firefighter Ben Jorgensen. But when new trauma strikes, a new nightmare begins.
Sinister threats, a midnight attack, and a deathbed promise drive Charlene to the little town of Creekside, where she encounters a man from her past whom she has long struggled to forget: Clay Morrow--ex-convict and brother of her kidnapper. He's also the man who once helped save her life.
Despite the odds, Charlene and Clay forge a tentative friendship, unaware of a brooding, mounting danger that seeks to destroy them both. Charlene's wounded heart must choose between her fiance and the man whose past is more scarred than her own. But in choosing, she may just lose everything.
Christian Romantic Suspense
2016 Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal Winner in Christian Fiction CWG Seal of Approval
**After the Thaw is the sequel to Frozen Footprints but can be read as a stand-alone novel.**
"Simply amazing! I couldn't put it down. Heckenkamp had me guessing all the way through." - Heather Hart, Christian Women Reader's Club
"Riveting... The characters are vivid and well defined, the emotions are intense, and the story carries you along on a tumultuous journey. Excellent."
"A mixed-genre story of suspense, mystery, romance, and Christianity. This novel captures the best of all of them."
"Compelling reading, complex and realistic characters, unpredictable plot and solid writing."
"An un-put-down-able masterpiece of suspense which hopelessly hooked me from page one... A thriller not to be missed."
"A fast-paced roller coaster ride that not only keeps the reader compulsively turning pages to see what happens next, but also provides satisfying closure."
Born in Australia but raised in the USA as a homeschooled student, Therese Heckenkamp has been writing stories since before she could spell. At age 18, she completed the first draft of her first published novel. Therese is now the author of three Christian suspense novels: Past Suspicion, Frozen Footprints, and After the Thaw. Past Suspicion and Frozen Footprints have both reached #1 Bestseller in various Amazon Kindle categories, including Religious Drama, Religious Mystery, and Inspirational Religious Fiction. A busy wife and mother of three, Therese fits in writing time whenever she can manage (and sometimes when she can't). A member of the Catholic Writers Guild, she looks forward to writing many more novels in the future. Her newest release, After the Thaw (the long-awaited sequel to Frozen Footprints), is a 2016 Readers' Favorite Bronze Medal Winner in Christian Fiction.
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