By Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig
After witnessing an odd explosion, Janet turns into a murderer's subsequent target
Janet Rhys is riding during the backwoods of Canada while she sees the truck sooner than her lose keep watch over, destroy right into a snow financial institution, and turn sideways, thoroughly blocking off the line. Springing to motion, she darts right into a within reach barn, looking for anything to exploit to rescue the individual trapped within. whilst she hears an explosion, Janet returns to discover the truck is not anything yet smoking wreckage, and the motive force has stolen her automobile. Janet takes guard in an deserted apartment, and is awaiting support to return whilst the truck driver's accomplices set fireplace to her hideout. ahead of she is engulfed in flames, she leaps via a window and escapes into the snow. The killers imagine their witness is lifeless, and if Janet doesn't circulate speedy, they are going to be correct.
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A Dismal Thing to Do (Madoc Rhys, Book 3) by Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig