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 ice is the shadowy outline of a body—a man she knows.
One of her roommates falls under suspicion, and the media descends. Troy’s
assigned to write an in-depth feature on the dead man, who, it turns out, was
the privileged son of a wealthy Connecticut family who had been playing at a
blue collar life in this Adirondack village.
And the deeper Troy digs into his life and mysterious
death, the murkier things become. After the victim’s sister comes to town and a
string of disturbing incidents unfold, it’s clear someone doesn’t want the
investigation to continue. Troy doesn’t know who to trust, and what she
ultimately finds out threatens to shatter the serenity of these mountain towns.
She must decide which family secrets should be exposed, what truths should
remain hidden, and how far her own loyalty can reach.
A Cold and Lonely
Place, the sequel to Learning to Swim,
follows Troy on a powerful emotional journey as she discovers the damage left
by long-hidden secrets and catches a glimpse of what might have been. Download and start listening now!