By Erica Spindler, Alex Kava, J.T. Ellison
The second one intriguing collaboration from Erica Spindler, Alex Kava and J.T. Ellison.
One terrifying typhoon; 3 exciting tales.
They name it an Alberta Clipper – a major typhoon process that rides the jet circulate southward from Canada and around the usa. It’s early October, and this hurricane is unleashing its fury from Illinois to Florida – the place it collides with a tropical disturbance and rages up the jap seaboard. in the course of the wind, rain and snow, Rockford murder Detective M.C. Riggio, FBI profiler Maggie O’Dell, and Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson locate themselves battling not only the weather, yet 3 diabolical killers ...
Rockford, Illinois – a tender co-ed’s physique is pulled from the Rock River, and Violent Crimes Bureau Detective Mary Catherine “M.C.” Riggio and her companion, Kitt Lundgren, fast study that issues should not regularly as they seem in the beginning look. while it’s made up our minds that the girl’s dying was once no twist of fate, the detectives commence amassing information regarding her lifestyles – and find a connection that hits too on the subject of domestic for M.C. With a massive iciness climate approach relocating in and perilous to close down town, M.C. and Kitt race to slot jointly the scattered items of a chilling puzzle – person who might end up extra devastating than the storm.
Pensacola, Florida – FBI Agent Maggie O’Dell is ready to do whatever she swore she’d by no means do back: climb right into a helicopter. Worse, that helicopter is ready to take her out over the Gulf of Mexico, within the face of a bad hurricane procedure that has already dumped rain and snow in record-breaking quantities around the japanese half the rustic. yet a U.S. Senator’s kinfolk has long past lacking aboard their houseboat, and Maggie and her accomplice, R.J. Tully, were dispatched from Washington, D.C. to accompany the rescue staff on their seek. whereas Tully continues to be on shore to ferret out clues as to what occurred to the boat, Maggie flies out with the Coast defend to discover it. With wind and rain threatening to knock their chopper out of the sky, Maggie and Coast defend rescue swimmer Liz Bailey board the houseboat so as to retailer the Senator’s kinfolk – merely to find a good higher risk on board.
Washington, D.C. – Metro Nashville murder Lieutenant Taylor Jackson has reluctantly agreed to take where of her fiancé, FBI profiler John Baldwin, as a presenter on the annual Freedom convention – a international intelligence initiative attended by means of the easiest within the company of ‘clandestine services’. Then a snow fall successfully isolates their inn on Chesapeake Bay – no energy, no turbines, and no threat of outdoor aid. whilst site visitors move lacking, and certainly one of them is located lifeless in his room, Taylor discovers an murderer among the spies – one with a dangerous rating to settle.
In hurricane SEASON, Erica Spindler, Alex Kava and J.T. Ellison group as much as convey you their most fun mystery novella but!
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