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By Steve Hamilton

New York instances Bestselling writer of Die a Stranger

Edgar Award–winner Steve Hamilton brought probably the most compelling characters in sleek fiction with Alex McKnight. In Ice Run, Alex unearths himself in the course of a truly unusual secret with a lot larger effects than he ever expected. . . .

Alex McKnight is happier than he can consider being in many years. And it is all as a result of a woman―Natalie Reynaud, a Canadian police officer. after they take a romantic weekend jointly at an outdated luxurious resort, notwithstanding, they obtain an unforeseen message―someone has left a hat packed with snow, and a be aware that reads, "I recognize who you are."

As Alex searches for a proof, he needs to face up opposed to a bad Reynaud family members mystery, a mystery that to this present day nonetheless drives males to kill.

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