Police Chief Tucker Ambrose hopes it's just a prank, but his years as a cop in Chicago tell him different. Then a body is discovered in the middle of the woods, staged with a bible, a crucifix, and a rosary . . . and Tucker knows something dark and sinister has arrived in his town.
Miranda Harley knows exactly what's going on. In fact, she's been tracking this serial killer, hoping to gather enough evidence to convict him. Trouble is, no one will believe her, not even the sexy police chief whose heated gazes promise nights of sin. But when Miranda falls into the crosshairs of a psychopath, Tucker must put aside his doubts and race to stop the killer from striking again.
*May Contain Spoilers*
Silent Night, by C.J. Kyle, brings terror to a quiet Tennessee town when a serial killer decides that it's the perfect place for him to finish his string of murders. This mystery novel is laced with romance, desire, fear, and even a little bit of fun. Kyle brings readers into the story to free an innocent man and catch the real killer.
Miranda Harley is a nurse who has traveled outside of the United States to help those that need it. She's a loving and deeply caring person. Readers will see that from the very beginning and side with Miranda as she tries to track down a serial killer. The same serial killer who framed her brother for three murders in Dayton, Ohio. Miranda is determined to see her brother released from prison, if only she can prove someone else committed those murders.
Tucker Ambrose is a former police officer from Chicago, set up now as Chief of Police in Christmas, TN. Tucker is a no-nonsense sort of investigator who falls hard and fast for Miranda, even though she's guilty of hiding her identity from him and keeps interfering with his investigation. Tucker became a cop after his sister was murdered when they were young. He believes in his work but is haunted by the fact that he was too young to save his sister. Tucker is a down to Earth, honest man that is irresistible to both Miranda and readers.
Silent Night begins with readers witnessing a grisly scene of a young boy being murdered. When the scene is found but there's no body, Tucker hopes it's a prank but Miranda knows it's her serial killer. The police in Ohio wouldn't take her seriously because of her familial ties, but she knows that Father Anatole is a serial killer and he hasn't finished his horrifying plan. When Tucker finds out who she is, he's furious. Though his attraction to her clouds his judgment a bit, Tucker wonders if Miranda could be right. He includes her in the investigation and falls in love with her along the way. Due to the brutal scenes and rough language, this book is not recommended for everyone. But it's interesting and intriguing enough to draw readers in and not let them go until the killer is caught.
Rating: 3/5 Cups