Darkroom: A Thriller

Cantraip Press, Ltd.
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 Talented but unstable photographer Day Randall has been living rent-free in Kelly Durrell’s Colorado condo for eight months. Day needs someone to keep an eye on her. Kelly needs someone to draw her out of her stable but not spectacular life. The arrangement works for both of them.Then Kelly comes home one day to find Day gone. There’s no note, no phone call. Day’s car is still parked out front, but her room is starkly, suspiciously spotless.

No one seems to care. The police certainly aren’t interested in a missing bipolar artist, but Kelly knows something is wrong. Day wouldn’t just leave.

Alone, Kelly traces Day’s last steps through shadowy back rooms of Boulder nightclubs and to a remote mountain estate, where the wealthy protect themselves behind electric fences and armed guards. Along the way, she uncovers a sinister underworld lying just below the mountain snow, and a group of powerful people who will do anything to protect the secrets hidden in Day’s enigmatic photographs.

If she trusts the wrong person, Kelly herself will be the next to disappear.

If you like suspenseful thrillers with unexpected plot twists, a strong sense of place, and characters that one reader describes as “so well-drawn you’d swear they were relatives,” you’ll love Mary Maddox’s dark, compelling novel.

A Night Owl Reviews Top Pick: "Sensational!...A haunting novel full of suspense and not a little terror."

Hailed by Best Thrillers as “one of the year’s best crime thrillers.”

Get your copy today and join Kelly on her dangerous quest for the truth.
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About the author

 Mary Maddox is a suspense, horror, and dark fantasy novelist with what The Charleston Times-Courier calls a “Ray Bradbury-like gift for deft, deep-shadowed description.” Born in Soldiers Summit, high in the mountains of Utah, Maddox graduated with honors in creative writing from Knox College, and went on to earn an MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. She taught writing at Eastern Illinois University and has published stories in various journals, including Yellow Silk, Farmer's Market, The Scream Online, and Huffington Post. The Illinois Arts Council has honored her fiction with a Literary Award and an Artist's Grant. 

Visit her online at www.marymaddox.com
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Publisher
Cantraip Press, Ltd.
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Published on
May 3, 2016
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Pages
277
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ISBN
9781942737056
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Fiction / Noir
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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