Friday, August 30, 2013

Cold by Stella Cameon Sneak Peak Excerpt

Coming Sept 1
Introducing Alex Duggins
You can’t outrun the past…

…and tripping over a frosted corpse is a complication that could destroy Alex Duggins’ attempt to restart her life. The discovery of a murder victim threatens to unearth some old secrets, including her own.

As the tiny town of Folly-on-Weir braces for a chilling winter and snow blankets Britain’s Cotswold Hills, a killer faces a deadline. A terrible crime was believed to be safely hidden, but time and conscience can wear on a secret.

The clock ticks and with the police breathing down her neck, Alex knows she’s at the top of the suspect list. Desperate to clear her name and find the real murderer she begins to peel back the layers of deception that have long-concealed one of the town’s darkest secrets. But time is also running out for a killer who has nothing left to lose. What’s one more murder? Someone intends that Alex will be the next snow-covered body found in the beautiful hills above the town

EXCERPT
Tony's kind, dark blue eyes reminded Alex that he had always taken the side of any underdog kid, including herself, and what a good friend he'd been until he left home.         
          "Does he belong to the murder victim?" Major Stroud demanded, jutting his considerable jaw toward Tony.  "Or should I say, did he?"

          Tony gazed from Alex's raised eyebrows to the Major's pugnacious expression and said, "What murder victim?"

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