By J. Carson Black
"Dark aspect of the Moon takes you on a deadly descent right into a shadowy underworld the place gentle can't achieve, belief could be deadly, and the private fact is simply one other lie. once more J. Carson Black offers a harrowing nonstop thrill trip that may eclipse any other suspense novel you learn this year!"
— ny instances Bestselling writer MICHAEL PRESCOTT
Laura Cardinal: Packs a SIG Sauer P226 9mm. Investigates homicides in small cities that experience constrained assets. Brings justice to homicide victims—and to their killers. Laura’s task description: felony Investigator with the Arizona division of Public protection. yet possibly it's going to simply say “Troubleshooter.”
When newlyweds are chanced on murdered at an Arizona campground, Laura Cardinal is enlisted to enquire. nonetheless reeling from a tragedy of her personal, teamed with a associate who is operating her final nerve, and with out stable leads, Laura's already jogging an emotional tightrope.
Then she meets the locals who greet her questions with silence and paranoia. The lies Laura uncovers create a chilling portrait of the darkish aspect of affection. And while she discovers one victim's ties to an underground association, she is plunged right into a high-stakes conspiracy performed out opposed to the unforgiving backdrop of the Mojave wilderness, the place there are not any moment possibilities . . . .
Praise for J. Carson Black’s DARKNESS at the fringe of city, the 1st ebook within the Laura Cardinal series:
“A awesome debut…Welcome to a robust new voice in American crime fiction.”
— T. JEFFERSON PARKER, Edgar Award-winning writer of CALIFORNIA GIRL
“Black could make you think she is the 1st individual ever to take advantage of the cloth she does.”
— Chicago Tribune
— New secret Reader
“A excellent police procedural…A white-knuckled thriller…”
— Romantic Times
“A darkish, brilliantly-plotted police procedural.”
— Midwest ebook Review
“Black by no means shall we up the velocity for an instant.”
— SF web site
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That’s not like Dan,” Louise said. ” He might as well have lobbed a bomb. Stunned silence radiated throughout the room. At last Louise said, “Wedding? ” Laura said, “Dan and Kellee got married yesterday. ” Louise’s face clamped down. ” “It’s true,” Richie said. He handed her the photographs. She glanced at the top photo, Kellee and Dan in front of the chapel, then put the stack face down on the table. ” Richie said, “Why’s she in a dress like that? ” Laura looked at Richie and cleared her throat.
Even though she had been a Highway Patrol officer for several years, she had never gotten to the bottom of her love of the road. Which was why, so often, she volunteered for out-of-town assignments. The Yates’s house—blue with gray trim—looked cramped and forlorn despite a new roof. On the left side, a paddock took up the equivalent of one lot, a buckskin gelding inside. Small but well-put-together, a quarter horse. In the open land across the street from the Yates’s house, someone had set up a barrel pattern—three oil drums forming a triangle.
Experience had taught Laura that the sooner she told Shana, the better it would be for her. She knew it was no mercy to draw it out. She had to be clear, so there was no room for doubt. She walked over to Shana and squatted on her heels, looked her in the eye. “Shana, it’s important you listen to me. Your brother Dan was shot and killed last night. ” Shana stared at her, her mouth moving. Looked at Richie. She stood up abruptly, letting go of the little boy. “Omigod. ” Laura caught her hands.
Dark Side of the Moon (Laura Cardinal Series, Book 2) by J. Carson Black