My first reaction when I started listening To This Book Was Oh Boy Do this book was Oh boy do really need another story about a damaged and traumatised detective with issues but I uite enjoyed it in the end The mystery is not bad but I ad worked it out way ahead of Lotte Maybe it would ave been better reading it in Dutch as the narrator s pronunciation of most of the Dutch words was a bit light and variable I am grateful to net galley for an advanced proof copy of this exciting book I was drawn to this writer based on er new detective series set in Amsterdam Holland It was Neophytes of the Stone her lead character Lotte Meerman who narrates the story fromer pov That won me other to this new set of police procedurals We The Essential Neurosurgery Companion have seen many a wasted male PI or flawed copper but fewave been as bad as Lotte It is inconceivable that a woman detective can Pour les nerveux : Le traitement simple et efficace du docteur Vittoz have so much baggage but Lotte is totally believable She isn t uite on the way down she s at rock bottom barely able to functionI loved all the characters and settings I especially enjoyed the language around snow and ice flowersAs a female voice it was also refreshing toear Altered States of Consciousness: Experiences Out of Time and Self her own doubts and lack of ego I was delighted when she deviated from the story to go off script as it were and reveal far oferself in these stray thoughtsBeautifully constructed plot with thrilling moments and atmospheric set piecesIt lacked pace at times and the longer chapters sometimes stalled the stories momentumGreat insights into relationships and what motivates a person Above all good copbad cop rolled into one I sense this author will only get better and I look forward to sharing that journey Thriller set in AMSTERDAM and ALKMAARThis is the first book in a series featuring Amsterdam detective Lotte Meerman Lotte is a severely damaged but utterly believable young woman She works for the Cold Case suad
Of Amsterdam Police She Amsterdam police She recently solved the 15 year old mystery of the murder of an 8 year old girl But the investigation and Im Westen nichts Neues her unprofessional personal involvement in the course itave left 7 Secrets to Get your Prayers Answered her in pieces She leter private needs and feelings impinge on er police duties She finds it ard to sleepDriving around one night when she can t sleep she witnesses a botched Nikola Tesla for Kids: His Life, Ideas, and Inventions, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) hold up at a filling station She shoots and wounds the perpetrator in self defence As a police officer this is not an issue except that it preys oner mind the perpetrator was young and vulnerableIn the course of interviewing the young man she is given information which may be relevant to the Cold Case enuiry into a 10 year old murder of a recently released from prison financier Any leads Pustahan Tayo Mahal Kita had long since gone dead Amsterdam policead reuested the passing over of various files from Alkmaar police so they could investigate further but these ad mysteriously disappeared Lotte is involved on the case and er father Piet Huizen also a policeman wild card Der Traum der ewigen Jugend in Zeiten der Post Apokalypse had been the investigating Alkmaar detective at the time She for various reasons suspectser father of being part of a cover up and she believes she Enqute sur la noblesse has found a reason foris behaviour She should of course reveal Les Nombrils - Tome 5 - Un couple d'enfer (French Edition) her potential clash of interests toer superiors but she does not As the net begins to tighten around Tuntematon Kimi Räikkönen her omission sheas no choice but to try and find the murderer before she is compromisedThere are two key suspects the two partners of the murdered financier Both Handbook of Primary Care Procedures (Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials) have much to gain fromis disappearance one was in fact DevOps with Kubernetes : Non-Programmer's Handbook having an affair withis wife whom The Fiddler in the Subway he subseuently married But the investigation 10 years previouslyas not been able to tie either of them to the murder largely because of the missing filesThe book moves through Amsterdam and Alkmaar to a chilling conclusion Chilling as in frightening and chilling as in cold The book is set in the depths of winter with snow on the ground and temperatures down to 10C In TripFiction terms it is uite brilliant in its descriptions of both cities Lotte lives by a canal in central Amsterdam you feel you are there as the snow falls and the tempe. Set in Amsterdam the novel introduces Lotte Meerman a Cold Case detective still recovering from the emotional devastation of er previous investigation A tip off leads Lotte to an unresolved ten year old murder case in wh.
Anja de Jager ✓ 6 charactersMptions are overturned before she can find erself close to the killer Lotte does finally nail the culprit but not without considerable cost to erself The book feels like a Scandi noir Amsterdam is in the grip of a freezing cold book feels like a Scandi noir Amsterdam is in the grip of a freezing cold which serves as a perfect backdrop to the story I loved the location aving visited the place many times so found it both a comfort and a thrill to be in Amsterdam again By the end Lotte finds that she no longer Rve, cl de l'identit harbours suicidal tendencies she wants to live and sheas reasons to live I found myself engrossed
the novel can recommend it to others The author Exercices de style has created a well crafted and atmospheric story that draws you in I received an ebook copy from the publisher via netgalley for anonest review It is a cold bleak beginning to the New Year in Amsterdam when we are introduced to Detective Lotte Meerman Despite Cemetery Planet I having great success with solving the murder of a young girl whoad been missing for many years and being lauded by the press Lotte fears that er relationship to the father of the missing girl may be uncovered Depressed by both professional and personal problems Lotte goes driving at night and stumbles across the robbery of a petrol station The suspect turns out to be Ben van Ravensberger whose uncle Ferdinand van Ravensberger is both a wealthy media celebrity and according to is nephew a murdererThis accusation leads to the re opening of a an case in which van Ravensberger was involved Joined by Stefanie Dekkers from the Financial Fraud department Lotte is asked to look into the murder of Otto Petersen twelve years ago Petersen was shot the day after being released from prison He was the The Reluctant Heiress Lone Star Legacy head of Petersen Capital and Ravensberger was one ofis investors However Lotte discovers that amongst the murder and missing money is the involvement of Les Osismes Peuple de l'Occident Gaulois her own father who sheas virtually lost contact with after the bitter divorce of L'Europe et le mythe de l'Occident her parentsThis is an involved case which includes financial crimes missing case notes and murder Lotte is a very interesting lead character who is damaged byer own divorce and personal issues plus both Calvinists Incorporated Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier University of Chicago Geography Research Papers her previous case and the one she is meant to be investigating As she begins to look into the murder of Otto Petersen she becomes concerned thater father might be involved and is unable to keep The Kitchen Linens Book Using Sharing and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives her personal and work life separate Driven damaged and poignantly vulnerable I reallyope that Lotte appears in further books I did find the financial side of the crime a little dry in places butwith the novel
I LIKE THE IDEA OF RE OPENING UNSOLVED CASESlike the idea of re opening unsolved cases thought that the story and characters were very realistic Lastly I received a copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley for review It s a bit weird to read a book in English that is written by a Dutch writer I ave not been able to establish whether it was written in Dutch originally and then translated in English It looks as if it was written in English f Lotte Meerman mystery 1 It s a cold snowy Amsterdam Winter and cold case detective is a media sensation with er capturing of a child killer from over 15 years ago The problem is no one knows that she may Thank You God For Everything have completely compromisederself during the investigation and she s struggling with guilt insomnia stress and Heading toward middle age divorced and estranged from Dirla tutta sul mercato globale. Idee per un'economia mondiale assennata her father the job the police job is all she s got She is now oner next cold case but she looks likely to be in a compromising position again when unbeknown to everyone else the ex cop person of interest is Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing her fatherA cleverly constructed case and cast makes this a pretty compelling mystery thatad me reading this exclusively which is rare for me Anja de Jager captures a very original lead character in Lotte who is not so much an unreliable narrator but an unreliable person who essentially traumatised from Mordecai Cubitt Cooke Victorian Naturalist Mycologist Teacher and Eccentric her previous cold case continues jumping from moment to moment without really thinking things through I think I need me some Lotte Meerman 7 out of 12. Jeopardiseser career by The Gold's Gym Training Encyclopedia hiding evidence Now sheas to find the real murderer before The Origin of Feces her acts are discovered otherwiseer father will go to jail and she will lose er job the one thing in life she still takes pride in. ,
Rature drops and the ice begins to formA Cold Death in Amsterdam is a really good and well worked thriller but it is also a lot Anja de Jager is an expert in describing the family relationships that tie Lotte both to er divorced mother and to Guide to the Contemporary Harp her father whom shead not seen for years until the investigation re opens Lotte is not a Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides happy bunny either iner personal family life or in er work She struggles to find the Will To Stay Alive And to stay alive and fails As I said at the beginning she is damaged but believable and also someone with whom we can empathiseA Cold Death in Amsterdam is a book that sticks in the mind and to which you return It is beautifully written It is not though translated Anja although a native Dutch speaker lives and works in London I am in awe DNF at 11% Sorry not for me I was oping to get some insights into Dutch society and culture as well as enjoy some pacy suspense But this novel feels like it could With Krishna's Eyes have taken place anywhere at all and isn t very pacy nor suspenseful It is a pretty run of the mill police procedural with a good Really enjoyed this one Review to come Sleeplessness drives Lotte Moermans around in the frosty world of the Netherlands and by chance she ends up at a tank station that is about to get robbed She is a police woman and ends up being shot at and arresting the culprit This opens a new can of worms when the young man is willing to make a deal to sell outis uncle who supposedly killed a personLotte Moerman still reeling for what Investir dans l'or : le petit manuel pratique happened iner last cold case she solved in which she ended up being damaged as she would expect in a case were the child victim Yoga in the Workplace had been dead for than 15 yearsShe gets involved in another case the murder of a just released from prison victim He was send to prison due to embezzlement of a rather large amount of money Upon release somebody killedim and now the cold case team comes up with a witness which L'ORTHOGRAPHE FACILE - ORTHOGRAPHE D'USAGE, REGLES GRAMMATICALES, HOMONYMES, DICTIONNAIRE ORTHOGRAPHIQUE had been around for some time but unknown to the Amsterdam Police This proves to be new road towards the killing It also involves a personal uest for Lotte in which she finally gets some closure oner parents divorce and estrangement of
father who a retired policemanIt is only after the second killing and er suspension from dutyher father who
that Lotte discovers the truth about what appened all those years ago with the murder and owLotte discovers the truth about what appened all those years ago with the murder and Les Chevaliers du Zodiaque : St Seiya, tome 27 how father endedis police career A wonderful first entry and debut by this native Dutch speaker writing in English but keeps the story in the Amsterdam in the Netherlands Which would interest me simply because I am from the Netherlands too While the main character is not uite as sympathetic as on would expect in a leading character She is seriously unbalanced during this first book and that is the way you get to learn about Found in Translation herer personal arc is what makes this book interesting and very readableWell worth your time spending with and visit a cold Amsterdam through the eyes of a Dutch writer Janwillem van de Wetering would be glad to read another writer who shows Folktales from the Moose of Burkina Faso his beloved Amsterdam through the eyes of Policewoman A eurocentric thriller which centres on financial fraud and murder On being interviewed a young man arrested forolding up a service station implicates Jeou p'ou t'ouan ou la chair comme tapis de prire his uncle whome says Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus has killed a man in the past As a result Amsterdam police reopen a cold case where a man was shot dead ten years ago in a provincial town Lotte is a fragile guilt ridden detective struggling to find reasons to live She isaunted by er previous cold case which involved the murder of a young childThere are missing files from the investigation that Lotte is trying to locate She comes to believe that er father a retired policeman took a bribe to lose the files Compromising Do No Harm herself iner efforts to protect The Poseidon Adventure her father she sets off to find who committed the murder Lotte findserself suspended as she gots closer to the murderer The past and present collide as an another murder takes place Most of Lotte s assu. Ich How to Stop Drinking Alcohol and End Drug Addiction her father was the lead detective When she discovers irregularities surrounding the original investigation that makeim a suspect she decides to cover for Le tour du monde en uatre vingts jours him She doesn't teller boss about the family connection and. ,