by Anne Frasier
Series: Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries #3
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The Thriller Award–winning series continues as Detective Jude Fontaine finds a decades-old connection to missing children that will freeze her blood.
A boy’s frozen body is found trapped in the ice of a Minneapolis lake. The horrifying discovery leads Detective Jude Fontaine and her partner, Uriah Ashby, to more bodies in the ice, all of twelve-year-old boys missing for twenty years.
Then, in one of the worst blizzards the city has ever seen, a four-year-old is abandoned on Jude’s doorstep. The child can’t tell them where he’s from, who his parents are, or how he got there. He doesn’t even know his name.
But in his unspoken language, Jude reads something horrifying—a connection to the dead boys. Now a four-year-old with no name may be the only key to a twenty-year-old, very cold case.
The Body Keeper by Anne Frasier is the third novel in the Detective Jude Fontaine Mysteries series. The protagonist is a police detective was left an uncanny intuition after being held captive for three years.
I discovered this series through ads on my Kindle and devoured the first book describing Anne’s harrowing ordeal. The series is available through Kindle Unlimited and on Audible. This was the strongest novel to date and perhaps the darkest as we delve into child trafficking when the frozen bodies of children appear in the lake and a young boy is left on a doorstep
A blizzard, and discoveries regarding family gave us more insight into this strong, broken, compassionate police detective. We witness first hand growth, acceptance and trust as Detective Jude Fontaine is put to the test. I was completely pulled into the story as Jude fought to find justice for these lost souls and devoured this in a single evening.
There are triggers so be warned. It was hard knowing what these children experienced emotionally, physically and sexually. The story isn’t graphic, and we aren’t present when stronger elements of abuse occur but it broke my heart nonetheless and Fraiser painted a clear enough picture. Child Trafficking is a relevant issues and Fraiser tackled it well.
I am hoping we see more cases with Detective Jude Fontaine.The Body Keeper by Anne Frasier delivered an intense mystery, character growth and new beginnings. #DetectiveJudeFontaine #Mystery Click To Tweet
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