A Cold Dark Place by Gregg Olsen

By Gregg Olsen

The Seeds Of Evil. . .

In a secluded farm residence within the Pacific Northwest, a family members has been slaughtered—and a teenage son has disappeared. unmarried mom and cop, Emily Kenyon spearheads a depressing hunt for a killer. yet Emily's teenage daughter Jenna is one step sooner than her. . .

Are Planted In. . .

Jenna is familiar with the boy suspected of murdering his family members and desires to assist him—perhaps an excessive amount of. Then inside days of the 1st homicide, one other kin is butchered, this time in Iowa. And at the heels of this brutal slaying, one other follows in Salt Lake urban. Eerie similarities hyperlink the crime scenes. yet an excellent darker connection threatens to say much more sufferers. . .

A chilly darkish Place

As Emily suits the puzzle items jointly, she realizes the risk surrounding her daughter is worse than she'd imagined. Now in a determined race to save lots of Jenna, Emily needs to fit wits with the main crafty, diabolical killer she's confronted but in her career—a killer who's simply positioned her and her daughter on the best of his checklist. . .

Praise for Gregg Olsen's A depraved Snow. . .

"Wickedly shrewdpermanent! really twisted."—Lisa Gardner

"A actual grabber."—Linda Lael Miller

"An impossible to resist page-turner."—Kevin O'Brien

"A top-notch thriller."—Donna Anders

Praise for Gregg Olsen's a chilly darkish Place

"Olsen does a pleasant activity balancing earlier and current plots and subplots during this intricately layered tale, conserving the stress taut and pages turning." —Publishers Weekly

"A nice mystery that grabs you through the throat and takes you into the darkish, frightening locations of the center and soul." —Kay Hooper

"Dark, atmospheric, riveting suspense . . . Gregg Olsen is likely one of the most sensible. You'll sleep with the lighting on after interpreting Gregg Olsen's darkish, atmospheric, page-turning suspense . . . in case you can sleep in any respect. Suspense that grips you from the 1st web page to the last." —Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling writer of Fear No Evil

"A lovely mystery – a brutally darkish tale with a compelling, difficult plot. The infrequent bonus is a heroine so actual and fascinating you'll instantly attach and root for her opposed to a dismal, evil personality who's certain to scare the hell out of you." —Alex Kava, New York instances bestselling writer of Whitewash

"A page-turner . . . Olsen brings his huge wisdom of the legal brain to the fictitious degree, deftly combining simply the correct mix of plot and characterization to create a piece of darkish, gripping suspense." —Anne Frasier, USA Today bestselling writer of Garden of Darkness

"This gorgeous mystery is the affection baby of Thomas Harris and Laura Lippman, with the entire thrills and the sheer glued-to-the-page artistry of both." —Ken Bruen, Shamus Award-winning writer of Priest

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Bending down, he picks up the detector off the sink. He wraps the black wire around the far right prong on the detector’s plug and then he shoves the red onto the other side. Lastly, he touches the green wire in the middle. Crouching atop the sink again, he grabs a wad of toilet paper from the roll in the holder attached to the side of the counter. Then he grabs the unused lump of steel wool. Using the battery, he makes it spark again. The toilet paper catches fire quickly, and he stands with it pressed against the grill of the detector.

The throaty rumbling of his car calls to him in a perfectly-timed hum. Its vibrations course through him and bring him to attention. He glances at the clear shards around his shoes and suddenly realizes that he did indeed shatter glass with his fist. And on top of that, it’s glass that belongs to someone else. He can’t afford to spend his first day back in time in jail; after all, he has an audience with destiny in two days. If he’s late, things will go horribly awry, and he has to test out his abilities before then.

An electrical fire? ” “No, water’s a conductor; don’t use it on electrical fires. ” Angrier than before, Doris continues, “That’s it; I’m getting the principal and some of the fathers. I don’t know what you were up to in that bathroom, but you can’t leave it all smoky. I’m going to get…” “Get anyone you want, lady. ” He makes his way into the gym with her on his heels, her knees pressed tightly together and screaming loudly for someone to do something about the exiting man and the smoke in the bathroom.

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