We are in the throes of winter, and while the weather has been unpredictable and there are still a few weeks until the groundhog emerges to indicate whether spring will come soon or not, here are some chilling tales to remind you that it's still winter. They are sure to have you running to your closet in search of gloves, a scarf, and a coat to keep you warm.
"Ice Cold," author Tess Gerritsen's newest thriller, leaves Maura Isles and five of her friends stranded during a blizzard. To retreat from the snowstorm, the group seeks refuge in an eerily abandoned town known as Kingdom Come, Wyo. When Maura ends up missing, good friend and Boston detective Jane Rizzoli arrives to investigate the disappearance, but what she finds is much more than what she bargained for.
Discover 40 vignettes based on the 40 times the Thames River has iced over in Helen Humphrey's "The Frozen Thames." From 1142 to 1895, Humphreys captures each frozen moment as an individual episode in the book. Whether it's Queen Matilda escaping her castle in a snowstorm or Henry VIII riding across an icy highway, each entry gives depth and variety to this compelling collection with an intense coldness.