Image of The Killing Storm (Sarah Armstrong)


Image of The Killing Storm (Sarah Armstrong)

This rapid-fire mystery will keep the reader guessing and hoping for Joey’s safety throughout. Casey is especially good with plotting converging storylines in a believable, memorable way. Texas Ranger Sarah Armstrong is fleshed out and likable, as is her relationship subplot. The Killing Storm has a unique style and is fun to read.

A young mother takes her son, Joey, to the park, never thinking that the worst could happen on a quiet afternoon. When Joey goes missing, Texas Ranger Sarah Armstrong is brought on the case as a consultant when the FBI takes over. Sarah is desperate to find Joey before a deadly storm hits town. At the same time, she is trying to figure out why someone is killing and leaving symbols on prize-winning bulls. As the storm bears down, Sarah must decide if she is willing to risk her life to save a missing boy or stay home and make sure her family is safe. (MINOTAUR, Nov., 320 pp., $25.99)
Reviewed by: 
Robyn Glazer