Review of Cold Vengeance by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

After the devastating discovery in Fever Dreamthat his wife Helen was murdered, Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast is hot on the trail of her killer. A killer who could well be his own brother-in-law, Judson Esterhazy.¬†After Esterhazy makes an attempt on Pengergast’s life at the beginning of Cold Vengeance,Pendergast will stop at nothing to find the real truth.

From surprising connections to a Nazi war criminal to a shadowy organization known at the Covenant, Helen and Judson Esterhazy are far from the people that Pendergast always thought they were. Just as he finally discovers the secrets Esterhazy was hiding, his world will come crashing down on him again. Will our favorite FBI agent be able to save the day this time?

While some of our favorite characters make guest appearances, they stay pretty much on the sidelines this time around. I would have liked to see a little more of D’Agosta, but after almost dying in the last book, I guess it’s only fair he gets to sit this one out. The only thing I didn’t like about this book was that it was left feeling far more unfinished than previous installments. Be prepared to wait to find out the true outcome.

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