A Poisoned Pen Press Mystery
It's the end of March, and Trafalgar, British Columbia, is
preparing for the last influx of skiers for the season. Schools are
closed for a week, with teachers, parents, and students preparing
to relax at home or head out on vacation.
But for Cathy Lindsay, the week of relaxation doesn't work out
as planned when she is gunned down by a sniper on the hiking trail
high above town, her small dog the only witness.
Cathy Lindsay-a middle-aged, middle-class, small town resident,
high school English teacher, and married mother of two-is an
unlikely candidate for a murderous ambush. As Sergeant John Winters
begins his investigation, he finds himself frustrated at every
turn. Why would anyone want to kill Cathy? She was a respected
teacher in an apparently solid marriage and living a quiet life.
Winters, with the help of young Constable Molly Smith, digs deep
into the Lindsays' marriage and friendships, searching for a
suspect and motive, but one thought continually arises in his mind:
Is it possible this was a random killing or a case of mistaken
identity? If so, who did it? And who in this small, close-knit
community might be next?
Meanwhile, on the double-black-diamond runs of the Blue Sky
resort, Molly Smith meets a handsome, charming man, one who's as
good a skier as she is, and she realizes it's time to make some
serious decisions about the direction of her life-both personal and