14 Degrees Below Zero: A Novel of Psychological Suspense by Quinton Skinner

By Quinton Skinner

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Fourteen levels under zero–cold sufficient to freeze the soul.

Lewis Ingraham is chilly. He’s misplaced his spouse to melanoma, his government occupation, his as soon as yes grip at the international round him. All that he can carry directly to is his appealing daughter Jay, a super pupil who has develop into a suffering unmarried mom. yet he sees that even Jay is commencing to slip clear of him, in want of Stephen, her self-important boyfriend. This time Lewis goes to struggle back.

But whilst Lewis takes out his fury on Stephen, he ignites a series response of violence. Now iciness is bearing down on Minnesota. hope, guilt, and rage are swirling within the snow. And a heinous crime is ready to steer 3 humans down a steep and unforgiving slope–into a realm of chilly, difficult truth.

Set in a chillingly barren milieu and invoking comparisons to Donald Westlake’s bestselling vintage The Ax, 14 levels under Zero is a beautiful, provocative, and totally unforgettable adventure in mental suspense and American noir–fashioned from the warmth of standard lives.

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As always, Katherine felt her pulse rate start to climb. Strangest commute on earth. Steeling herself for the journey, Katherine Solomon glanced at her watch as she stepped into the void. Tonight, however, a troubled thought followed her inside. Where is Peter? S. Capitol Complex for over a decade. A burly, square-chested man with a chiseled face and red hair, he kept his hair cropped in a buzz cut, giving him an air of military authority. He wore a visible sidearm as a warning to anyone foolish enough to question the extent of his authority.

Hidden somewhere in this building.

Sato challenged. Anderson saw Langdon bristle. The professor now took a more aggressive tone. “No, sir. ” Anderson winced. Wrong. Wrong. Wrong. Robert Langdon had just made a very costly mistake in dealing with Director Sato. Incredibly, Anderson now realized it was too late. To his astonishment, Director Sato had just appeared on the far side of the Rotunda, and was approaching fast behind Langdon. Sato is in the building! Anderson held his breath and braced for impact. Langdon has no idea. The director’s dark form drew closer, phone held to ear, black eyes locked like two lasers on Langdon’s back.

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