By John J. Niven

Donnie Miller counts himself fortunate. dwelling in a gorgeous, spacious residence within the wild and distant panorama of principal Canada, he spends his days writing for the neighborhood newspaper, engaged on a movie script, and appearing as house-husband. After a afflicted and impoverished upbringing in Scotland, he now has all he desires: a worrying spouse, a shiny and chuffed son, a beneficiant partner's father. because the brutal northern wintry weather starts off to chunk, he can relax and revel in life.

But his peace is quickly to be damaged. There are noises within the within sight woods, symptoms of a few mysterious watcher. while the relations puppy disappears, Donnie makes a frightening discovery. Is it wolves, because the police suspect, or whatever way more risky, a long way darker? What secrets and techniques has Donnie been holding? And why does he have the bad feel that his dream used to be by no means going to last?

A taut, surprising and visceral mystery that would go away you gasping for breath, Cold Hands is the 1st in a thrilling new sequence via the extraordinary John J. Niven.

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Then she said something to Max. He told me that whatever I did, I couldn’t allow the president to get into the lead limousine in the motorcade. ” “So you don’t know how he knew,” Brad mused. The ambulance swayed slightly as it moved over the poorly maintained District roads. Randal tried to ignore the lurching sensation in his stomach. He felt weird lying down during this conversation, but he didn’t dare try to sit up. Food, he hoped, would knock the edge off his nausea. ” he asked Brad. ” “I’m not sure.

The president spoke up. ” Nicolae tipped his head apologetically. “Forgive me. I NECESSARY EVILS 37 did not mean to insinuate that you did not wish to come. ” He met Mariette’s gaze. ” Mariette was thankful for the solid, warm presence of Nero behind her. Despite Nicolae’s charm, she felt a decided chill as she realized exactly why he was so dangerous. Had she not known who he was and the evil he perpetrated, she could have easily fallen for his casually elegant charm. “He’s resting,” she told them.

Nicolae’s expression was a mask of concern. ” he pressed. ” “Surely he can stand a two-minute visit,” Charley insisted. From the corner of her eye, Mariette saw Nero’s jaw tighten. “You know,” she said, “I’m so flattered that you came by—” “I insisted,” Nicolae said. “My good friend President Fitzhugh suggested that he might not be well enough to receive us, but I was so impressed by his bravery today. ” The president spoke up. ” Nicolae tipped his head apologetically. “Forgive me. I NECESSARY EVILS 37 did not mean to insinuate that you did not wish to come.

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