By Allison Brennan
I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU . . . DEAD
After a difficult breakup along with her boyfriend, Lucy Kincaid wishes a special form of holiday. So she heads west to hitch her brother, an ex-cop, for a protracted weekend of snowboarding within the mountains. At a picturesque hotel tucked excessive within the Sierra Nevada, Lucy unearths simply what she’s searching for: a relaxed retreat undisturbed by means of net, tv, and mobile phone distractions. She additionally reveals an unforeseen workforce of newlyweds looking their very own idyllic getaway.
But discovering one among her fellow site visitors useless wasn’t within the brochure. And neither was once the in a single day storm from snow that leaves the hotel bring to a halt from the surface global. whilst Lucy’s brother suspects the honeymooner’s dying was once foul play, he’s mysteriously troubled unwell. Now, to maintain him and herself alive, it’s as much as aspiring FBI agent Lucy Kincaid to determine which of the lovebirds trapped within the hotel can be a fowl of prey.
BONUS: This variation comprises an excerpt from Allison Brennan’s upcoming novel Kiss Me, Kill Me in addition to an unique excerpt from an FBI interview with Lucy Kincaid!
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Hicks laughed. “I’ll get Panetta; I’m yes he’ll are looking to a minimum of make a express of combating for jurisdiction. ” He left, nonetheless grinning. Suzanne missed him. there have been no jurisdictional issues—after the 3rd comparable homicide, an FBI–NYPD job strength have been shaped. Her manager was once administratively dependable, and he or she was once the FBI aspect individual at the case. Panetta was once the senior score NYPD detective. uninterested in her hair flying in her face, Suzanne pulled a N. Y. Mets cap from her pocket and crammed below it as a lot of her thick, tangled mess as attainable. In her small notepad, she comprehensive writing down her observations and the few evidence she knew. This sufferer, the fourth, used to be the 1st present in Brooklyn. sufferer no 1, a school freshman, were killed up in Harlem on a highway well liked by squatters and the occasion crowd simply because each development was once boarded up. That were the eve of Halloween. the second one sufferer were chanced on at the south part of the Bronx, paradoxically overlooking Rikers Island, on January moment. The 3rd victim—the one that introduced the eye of the FBI to the serial murders—had been killed in Manhattanville, close to Columbia college, eighteen days in the past. by the point the duty strength used to be prepare and proof shared, for all functional reasons Suzanne were operating the case for under weeks. in addition to the single lacking shoe and the age of the victims—all females below twenty-one—two different commonalities stood out: the sufferers were suffocated with a plastic bag that the killer took with him, and they’d each one been killed close to an deserted construction with proof of a contemporary occasion. mystery or underground events have been not anything new. a few have been really blameless, with consuming, dance track, and leisure medicines, whereas others have been way more wild. Raves within the U. S. had began in Brooklyn within the deserted underground railroad tunnels, and whereas they nonetheless existed, they’d peaked in attractiveness awhile again. the hot fad was once intercourse events with heavy ingesting and hard-core medications. song and dancing was once a precursor to multi-partner nameless intercourse. Even ahead of those murders, there have been a number of drug-related deaths linked to intercourse events. If the trend held precise, facts within this warehouse could convey this Jane Doe had participated within the latter kind of social gathering, which Detective Panetta referred to as “extreme raves. ” the click had dubbed the killer “The Cinderella Strangler” while somebody within the be aware of had leaked the missing-shoe element to the clicking. it could now not were a cop who talked—there have been dozens of individuals operating anyone crime scene—but probably it had come from inside of NYPD. the click didn’t appear to care that the sufferers weren’t strangled—they have been asphyxiated. “The Cinderella Asphyxiator” simply didn’t sound nearly as good at the 11 o’clock information. Suzanne had despatched a memo to all deepest safeguard businesses within the 5 boroughs asking them to be extra proactive in shutting down the rampant events at deserted websites, however it used to be like spitting within the wind.