A Dismal Thing to Do (Madoc Rhys, Book 3) by Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig

By Charlotte MacLeod, Alisa Craig

After witnessing a wierd explosion, Janet turns into a murderer's subsequent target
Janet Rhys is using throughout the backwoods of Canada while she sees the truck prior to her lose keep watch over, destroy right into a snow financial institution, and turn sideways, thoroughly blockading the line. Springing to motion, she darts right into a close by barn, trying to find 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 driving force has stolen her automobile. Janet takes look after in an deserted condo, and is anticipating support to come back while the truck driver's accomplices set hearth to her hideout. previous to she is engulfed in flames, she leaps via a window and escapes into the snow. The killers imagine their witness is useless, and if Janet doesn't circulate fast, they are going to be correct.

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