Thirty years prior, a teenaged girl was strangled to death and her killer was never found. Upon examining the file, Nash makes a startling revelation – as a teenager, he saw the girl shortly before her death.
Before he can get traction with the cold case, Nash is dispatched to a wintery crime scene. A snow-covered body was discovered in an open field, a victim of a murder.
As the temperature remains freezing, Dallas Nash struggles with his private loss while searching for two killers – one of which has remained hidden for three decades.
Colin Conway is the author of The 509 Crime Stories, a series of novels set in Eastern Washington with a revolving set of lead characters. They are stand alone tales and can be read in any order.
He’s also the co-author of CHARLIE-316, a political/crime thriller that has been described as “Riveting and compulsively readable,” “the real deal,” and “the ultimate ride-along.”
Colin served in the U.S. Army for four years and later was an officer of the Spokane Police Department for five years. He’s also been a commercial real estate broker, owned a laundromat, invested in a bar, and ran a karate school.
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Could his death simply have been an accident or was it something more sinister?
That is the question that Major Crimes Detectives Quinn Delaney and Marci Burkett must answer. While they search for the truth, someone else is also determined to uncover what really happened to Kidwell. He’s sticking his nose where it doesn’t belong and it’s getting noticed by the wrong people and causing problems for Delaney and Burkett.
Secrets, lies, and double crosses are exposed as the detectives work to discover the truth about Jacob Kidwell’s life. All the while, Quinn Delaney struggles to hide his own secret that threatens to derail the investigation and potentially his career.
Sam and Rachel are back and this time they’re in the heart of middle America.
Sam is called to Lima, Ohio to help a former acquaintance, a pimp that helped him early in his career. This colleague wants revenge on the rival pimp who stole his business, his stable of girls, and his reputation. Another man’s redemption holds little interest to Sam, but the promise of a payday gets his attention.
Rachel doesn’t want anything to do with this job. It’s got too many things going against it, starting with the target they’re supposed to con. A pimp with a nasty disposition and a quick temper is not a man to cross.
However, she jumps in with Sam when they learn just how that rival pimp has been hiding his ill-gotten gains. To keep his extra cash out of the banking system, he’d been buying and hoarding high-grade comics and gold bars. They’re kept securely in a safety deposit box. All Sam and Rachel must do is figure out how to get into that box and get away clean.
Now, the heat is turned up in mid-western Ohio as an untrusting pimp slowly realizes he’s being played for his fortune.
A young woman has been murdered in River City…
Police Detective John Tower is assigned to the case but there are few clues to go on. As he digs into the case, he’s soon picking up hints that this murder may not be the killer’s first…or his last.
Virgil Kelly lives in the shadowy world of the criminal underground. He’s just arrived in River City with a single-minded mission: find his daughter’s killer and bury him.
In his search for a murderer, Tower uses his experience and training along with all the expertise of modern forensics. In the hunt for his prey, Kelley uses intimidation and violence, tools which he wields with precision and anger.
Virgil Kelley and John Tower are on a collision course.
Somebody is going to die.
River City will never be the same.
The ties that bind can burn you.
Former sheriff’s investigator Cassie Dewell is trying to start her life over as in private practice. She’s her own boss and answers to no one, and that’s just the way she likes it after the past few tumultuous years. All that certainty changes when an old friend calls in a favor: she wants Cassie to help exonerate a man accused of assaulting a young woman from an influential family.
Against her own better judgment, Cassie agrees. But out by the Bitterroot Mountains of Montana, twisted family loyalty runs as deep as the ties to the land, and there's always something more to the story. The Kleinsassers have ruled this part of Montana for decades, and the Iron Cross Ranch is their stronghold. They want to see Blake Kleinsasser, the black sheep of the family, put away forever for the assault. As Cassie attempts to uncover the truth, she must fight against a family whose roots are tangled and deadly—as well as the ghosts of her own past that threaten to bring her down.
With The Bitterroots, master storyteller C. J. Box delivers another searing novel of loyalty, lies, and lethal retribution.