By Debra Purdy Kong
The 3rd installment in Debra Purdy Kong's Casey Holland Mysteries takes readers on a wild trip that might go away them breathless and in need of more.
While transit protection officer Casey Holland is facing unruly sisters at the M7 bus, the unthinkable occurs. road racers hit and kill a jogger crossing an intersection on Granville highway, an incredible Vancouver thoroughfare. Days later, there's a moment hit and run at the comparable highway and witnesses insist either sufferers have been intentionally run down.
Danielle chippie, a tender journalist, is set to determine who's killing humans for game and asks for Casey's aid. aiding Danielle isn't effortless. She's not just reckless but additionally on a vendetta. whilst a racer is murdered and Danielle is going lacking, Casey is forced to step up the quest for answers.
Beneath the grim New Moon is a narrative a couple of challenge dealing with approximately each urban in North the United States today—the lethal ramifications of highway racing.
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