With the killer in her sights, will Jessie take the deadliest risk of her life? Can she catch him, before he catches up to her?

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About The Frozen Girl

A Jessie Novak Mystery

The young woman’s mouth is slightly parted, as if waiting to speak. Her body is frozen in ice and her blue eyes stare at the sky, perhaps wanting to look at the stars one last time…

Nurse/detective Jessie Novak looks on with horror. She knows this girl and Jessie knows she is the only one who can catch her killer. But with the killer in her sights, will she take the deadliest risk of her life? Can Jessie catch him, before he catches up to her?

About Roberta

A nurse, humanitarian aid worker, and writer, Roberta Gately has served in war zones around the world. She has written on the subject of refugees for the Journal of Emergency Nursing and the BBC World News Online.

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“Roberta Gately’s book Footprints in the Dust is a powerful and deeply affecting memoir that chronicles her journey as a nurse in war-torn areas like Sudan and Afghanistan. With rich, visual detail Gately brings to life the struggles of refugees and their journey for a better life. Gately is...a gifted story-teller. Footprints in the Dust is an important and eye-opening read.”

—Alyson Richman, internationally bestselling author of The Lost Wife

“Engaging characters…an informative glimpse into the lives of women in challenging times.”

Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Lipstick in Afghanistan

“… in this fascinating, heart-wrenching novel… readers will
be enthralled…”

Las Vegas Review-Journal, on Lipstick in Afghanistan

“Gately tells a great story, so we taste the dust and instant coffee, smell the latrines, and miss the wine and pizza right along with her. And even at the worst of times, we’re reminded of both beauty and humanity; our narrator’s positive warmth and belief in basic goodness always shine through.”

—Carol Cronin, author of Ferry to Cooperation Island

 

“Roberta Gately writes well and from the heart. She has given us a story of compassion, tenderness, and toughness in places that seem far, far away, but where mercy and kindness are timeless.”

—Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff and Being Nixon

 

 

“Absorbing debut…
In this utterly engrossing read, Gately vividly evokes
the beauty and tragedy of Afghanistan.”

Booklist on Lipstick in Afghanistan

 

 

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Looking Back on Covid

Was it only a year ago that life as we knew it, came to a swift and unexpected halt as, what was then, a strange new virus, Covid-19, was moving like wildfire through Europe and Asia and then it was suddenly on our doorstep. “A pandemic is upon us. Two weeks.” they said, “will allow…