Cold Horizon

The Pathway Series

Book 2
K. McCaffrey LLC
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Ambition and courage at the top of the world …


Lindsey Coulson likes to scale mountains. With her sister, Alison, she has made a name for herself climbing the tallest and most treacherous peaks in the world. But when Alison dies on a K2 expedition—the second highest mountain on earth—Lindsey stops climbing. Unable to shed her grief, it becomes clear she must return to the wilderness and only one place will do—K2, the Savage Mountain.


Tyler Galloway has finally secured a permit from the Pakistani government to bring an American team to K2. When Lindsey Coulson inquires about joining the expedition, he gladly brings the famed mountaineer on board. Her strong climbing resume precedes her, and she’ll be a welcome addition to the small crew he has assembled. But K2 is a force unto itself, as is Lindsey. Both will test his limits. And both will test his heart.


Each Pathway novel can be savored as a standalone story, but for maximum enjoyment the recommended reading order is:


Deep Blue

Deep Blue: Australia (A Pathway Novella)

Deep Blue: Réunion Island (A Pathway Novella)

Cold Horizon

Cold Horizon: Telluride (A Pathway Novella)

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Kristy McCaffrey has been writing since she was very young, but it wasn’t until she was a stay-at-home mom that she considered becoming published. A fascination with science led her to earn two mechanical engineering degrees—she did her undergraduate work at Arizona State University and her graduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh—but storytelling has always been her passion. She writes both contemporary tales and award-winning historical western romances.


An Arizona native, Kristy and her husband reside in the desert where they frequently remove (rescue) rattlesnakes from their property, go for runs among the cactus, and plan trips to far-off places like the Orkney Islands or Machu Picchu. But mostly, she works 12-hour days and enjoys at-home date nights with her sweetheart, which usually include Will Ferrell movies and sci-fi flicks. Her four children have nearly all flown the nest, so she lavishes her maternal instincts on her chocolate Labrador, Lily, and Marley, an older yellow Labrador her family rescued in early 2018. Both dogs are frequently featured on her Instagram account.


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Website: https://kmccaffrey.com/

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Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/McCaffreyKristy

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K. McCaffrey LLC
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Published on
Jun 11, 2019
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336
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9781733142007
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English
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Fiction / Romance / Action & Adventure
Fiction / Romance / Contemporary
Fiction / Romance / Suspense
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Deep Blue

Deep Blue: Australia (A Pathway Novella)

Deep Blue: Réunion Island (A Pathway Novella)

Cold Horizon

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Don’t miss all the books in the series~

The Wren: Book 1

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The Sparrow: Book 3

The Blackbird: Book 4

The Shiny Penny: Short Story, Book 4.1 (available exclusively to newsletter subscribers)

Song Of The Wren: Short Novella, Book 4.2 (available exclusively to newsletter subscribers)

The Bluebird: Book 5

Echo of the Plains: Short Novella, Book 5.5 

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