“Lately, working routine homicides had become a distraction that kept her from focusing fully on her bigger case. Of course she couldn’t share that with anyone on her squad, but she did complain to Rook how hard it was to try to close a chapter when people kept opening others. “
I this the fifth novel in the Nikki Heat series, author Richard Castle furiously forces Heat to juggle what seems like a “routine” homicide with her need to solve a ten year old murder of her mother. The story takes an unreal turn and Nikki is no longer sure that she can trust anyone and time is running out before something big and dangerous happens that will be Deadly Heat.