A Cold and Lonely Place
A NovelBook - 2013 | 1st ed.
Another riveting novel from the author of the critically acclaimed "Learning to Swim
"*Anthony Award nominee for Best Novel
Freelance writer Troy Chance is snapping photos of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival ice palace when the ice-cutting machine falls silent. Encased in the frozen lake is the shadowy outline of a body--a man she knows.
A lurid news story goes viral, throwing suspicion on one of Troy's housemates. Troy is assigned to write an in-depth feature on the dead man, who turns out to be the son of a wealthy Connecticut family playing at a blue-collar life in this Adirondack village. As Troy digs deeper into his life and mysterious death--working with his bereaved sister, reclusive girlfriend, and helpful neighbor--a string of incidents makes it clear someone doesn't want the investigation to continue.
" "What Troy discovers threatens to shatter the serenity of these mountain towns, and she must decide which family secrets should be exposed, and how far her own loyalty can reach.