A small-town cop’s murder investigation turns deadly when
she uncovers a web of politics and drugs linked to an outlaw motorcycle gang in
this gripping debut suspense novel for fans of Winter’s Bone, Frozen River, Breaking Bad,
and Sons of Anarchy.
As a cop on the night shift in Hopewell Falls, New York,
June Lyons drives drunks home and picks up the donuts. A former FBI agent, she
ditched the bureau when her husband died, and now she and her young daughter are
back in upstate New York, living with her father, the town’s retired chief of
When June discovers a young woman’s body impaled on an ice
shear in the frozen Mohawk River, news of the murder spreads fast; the dead
girl was the daughter of a powerful local congresswoman, and her troubled youth
kept the gossips busy.
Though June was born and raised in Hopewell Falls, the local
police see her as an interloper—a resentment that explodes in anger when the FBI
arrive and deputize her to work on the murder investigation. But June may not
find allies among the feds. The agent heading the case is someone from her
past—someone she isn’t sure she can trust.
As June digs deeper, an already fraught case turns red-hot
when it leads to a notorious biker gang, a meth lab hidden in plain
sight—and an unmistakable sign that the river murder won’t be the last. Download and start listening now!