By Julia Spencer-Fleming
Saturday, November 14, 5:00 A.M.
In the small Adirondack city of Millers Kill, an previous lumberman sits at nighttime together with his gun throughout his knees. round the corner, an unemployed logger sleeps off his bender from the evening sooner than. the landlord of the town's final paper mill tosses in his mattress. And a tender lady, certainly one of 3 heirs to the 250,000-acre nice Camp, wakes by myself in darkness, sure and gagged.
Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne desires not anything greater than a quiet day of looking within the mountains on his 50th birthday. His spouse must have the town's new luxurious lodge prepared for its gala establishing evening. The Reverend Clare Fergusson expects to spend the day getting St. Alban's Church prepared for the bishop's annual stopover at. Her long-distance suitor from big apple expects a few solutions approximately their courting in the course of his weekend in town.
In Millers Kill, the place we all know each person and all are a part of an interconnected internet of blood or acquaintance, one person's problems have a manner of ensnaring others. What starts as an easy case of a girl misplaced within the woods results in a tangle of revenge, blackmail, attack, kidnapping, and homicide. because the hours tick by way of, Russ and Clare fight to make feel in their town's plunge into chaos---and their very own chaotic emotions.
Something bad waits within the ice-rimed mountains cradling Millers Kill. anything that won't be content material with only one death—or . . .
Julia Spencer-Fleming maintains her relocating tale of how a small city, in addition to an exceptional urban, can harbor evil, and the fight of 2 sincere humans to house the ever present hazard in their emotions for each other.