Welcome to the Takeover + Review Blitz for 8 Down by Kimberley Woodhouse hosted by JustRead Publicity Tours!


Kimberly Woodhouse’s latest masterpiece, 8 Down! is a suspense-filled novel that will have you on the edge of your seat from start to finish. As the temperature drops, the tension rises, keeping you hooked until the very last page. Join Carrie Kintz , a new agent with the Alaska Bureau of Investigation in Anchorage, and the brilliant security specialist Scott Patteson, as they race against time to prevent a catastrophic disaster.  It takes them awhile to realize that the key to the hints they are receiving are in the daily crossword puzzles in various publications. Will they be able to decipher the hints and stop the impending threat before it’s too late?

I have to admit, I’m not a fan of winter, even here in the ‘south’. But after reading 8 Down, I gained a whole new appreciation for the milder winters I experience. The chilling Alaskan setting described in this book really brought it to life and made me realize the terrifying impact of a widespread power outage. The author’s vivid descriptions and attention to detail made me feel like I was right there with Carrie and Scott, experiencing every tense moment. The plot’s realism is what truly sets this book apart, as it feels like a gripping scenario that could happen in our society at any given time. I wish I could tell you more without giving away any spoilers, but trust me when I say, if you love suspense-filled reads, you absolutely need to get your hands on 8 Down.

I voluntarily reviewed a copy of this book provided by JustReads Publicity. A favorable review was not required. All views expressed are my own.


Title: 8 Down
Series: Alaskan Cyber Hunters #2
Author: Kimberley Woodhouse
Publisher: Kregel Publications
Release Date: February 20, 2024
Genre: Christian Romantic Suspense

8 bodies down.

8 more lives at stake.

Investigator Carrie Kintz is new blood with the Alaska Bureau of Investigation in Anchorage. But with a serial killer on the loose, there’s no easing into the job. It’s sink or swim. The only clues to help law enforcement stop this madman are the taunts he drops into crossword puzzles across the country–always in the same 8 DOWN position.

Carrie is desperate to prove her worth to the force and the community by catching the killer. But when she discovers signs that these deaths are just the tip of the iceberg in a frighteningly elaborate cyberattack, it’s time to admit she needs help.

Calling in security specialist Scott Patteson for his expertise seems like the right move–until Carrie realizes that he may be a dangerous distraction for her heart. With her faith fading in the face of horror and uncertainty and her career in danger of ending, this is no time for flirtation.

But with a killer who is determined to prove that he’s smarter than everyone else, it may be impossible to fight both the madman and their feelings for each other…

Put on your parkas as we head into a cold world of cybercrime, and hang on for the ride! Kimberley Woodhouse once again takes us on a nail-biter of a ride, and you won’t want to quit until you’ve read the last page!” –Jaime Jo Wright, author of The Lost Boys of Barlowe Theater

“An amazing, breath-stealing, knuckle-biting thrill of a ride!” –Lynette Eason, award-winning, best-selling suspense author

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Kimberley Woodhouse is the best-selling author of more than thirty books and novellas, including A Deep Divide, Bridge of Gold, and The Mayflower Bride, as well as the coauthor of the Heart of Alaska series with Tracie Peterson. Kimberley’s writing has earned a Carol Award, the Christian Market Novel of the Year, the Holt Medallion, and many others. A proud former resident of Alaska, she now lives and writes in Colorado where she’s traded in her hat of “Craziest Mom” for “Nana the Great.”

Connect with Kimberley by visiting kimberleywoodhouse.com to follow her on social media or subscribe to email newsletter updates.



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