Deep freeze / John Sandford.

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      Summary: "Class reunions: a time for memories--good, bad, and, as Virgil Flowers is about to find out, deadly--in the thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times-bestselling series. Virgil knows the town of Trippton, Minnesota, a little too well. A few years back, he investigated the corrupt - and as it turned out, homicidal - local school board, and now the town's back in view with more alarming news: A woman's been found dead, frozen in a block of ice. There's a possibility that it might be connected to a high school class of twenty years ago that has a mid-winter reunion coming up, and so, wrapping his coat a little tighter, Virgil begins to dig into twenty years' worth of traumas, feuds, and bad blood. In the process, one thing becomes increasingly clear to him. It's true what they say: High school is murder"-- Provided by publisher.
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      SANDFORD, J. Deep freeze. [s. l.]: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2017. ISBN 9780399176067. Disponível em: Acesso em: 15 ago. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Sandford J. Deep Freeze. G.P. Putnam’s Sons; 2017. Accessed August 15, 2020.
    • APA:
      Sandford, J. (2017). Deep freeze. G.P. Putnam’s Sons.
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      Sandford, John. 2017. Deep Freeze. A Virgil Flowers Novel: [Bk. 10]. G.P. Putnam’s Sons.
    • Harvard:
      Sandford, J. (2017) Deep freeze. G.P. Putnam’s Sons (A Virgil Flowers novel: [bk. 10]). Available at: (Accessed: 15 August 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Sandford, J 2017, Deep freeze, A Virgil Flowers novel: [bk. 10], G.P. Putnam’s Sons, viewed 15 August 2020, .
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      Sandford, John. Deep Freeze. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2017. EBSCOhost,
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Sandford, John. Deep Freeze. A Virgil Flowers Novel: [Bk. 10]. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2017.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Sandford J. Deep freeze [Internet]. G.P. Putnam’s Sons; 2017 [cited 2020 Aug 15]. (A Virgil Flowers novel: [bk. 10]). Available from:


Booklist Reviews 2017 September #2

*Starred Review* Gina Hemming, the best-looking girl in Trippton, Minnesota's Class of '92, is rich and arrogant, thanks both to her beauty but also to inheriting the local bank from her father. On a cold January night, she gathers a group of classmates at her home to plan their twenty-fifth high-school anniversary. Among the attendees is David Brinkmann, the class clown. David had carried a torch for Gina since the summer after sixth grade. Now that he and Gina were both divorced . . . well, that plan went to hell in no time. Gina is found dead floating in the river, and Virgil Flowers from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assigned the case. Virgil has worked another case in Trippton and reconnects with his old pal Johnson Johnson (not a typo), who becomes Virgil's unofficial assistant. There's also a parallel plot in which some unknown citizens are turning Ken and Barbie dolls into sex toys. The tenth Flowers novel is a knowing portrait of small-town life layered into a very well plotted mystery. Virgil understands that, in small towns, no one ever outgrows high school, and he uses that knowledge to unravel both mysteries by dissecting the relationships and economic realities in the town. One of the very best novels in a superior series. Copyright 2017 Booklist Reviews.

LJ Reviews 2017 May #2

Having investigated the murderous school board of Trippton, MN, Virgil Flowers isn't happy to be called back when a woman is found there encased in ice. Her death seems to be connected to the midwinter reunion of the high school class of 20 years past, whose members obviously take old grudges to the extreme. Tenth in the No. 1 New York Times best-selling Virgil Flowers series.

Copyright 2017 Library Journal.

PW Reviews 2017 July #5

Sandford's fine 10th Virgil Flowers novel takes the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agent back to the little Mississippi River town of Trippton, the setting for 2014's Deadline. A fisherman has discovered the ice-covered body of banker Gina Hemmings in the river near the outflow from the Trippton sewage plant. Meanwhile, the governor asks Virgil to locate Jesse McGovern, who supposedly has been manufacturing obscene Barbie Dolls—"Barbie Os"—in Trippton, though no one in the town has heard of her. Identifying the killer (who is known to the reader) in the Hemming case isn't any easier for Virgil than tracking down Jesse and stopping the production and sale of Barbie Os. Along the way to the satisfying ending, Virgil displays the rough humor and rough justice that make him such an appealing character. Agent: Esther Newberg, ICM. (Oct.)

Copyright 2017 Publisher Weekly.