By Kay Hooper
Bestselling writer Kay Hooper turns up the warmth whilst she chills readers to the bone with a suspense novel that distills the essence of worry itself. during this relentless mystery, psychics positioned greater than their lives at the line to cease a killer darker and extra evil than they can ever think. . . .
FBI agent Quentin Hayes continually knew he had an strange expertise, even prior to he was once recruited through Noah Bishop for the debatable certain Crimes Unit. yet, as proficient as he's, for 20 years he’s been haunted by means of a heartbreaking unsolved homicide that came about on the inn, a secluded Victorian-era lodge in Tennessee. Now he’s again one ultimate time, decided to place the secret to rest.
Diana Brisco has come there hoping to release the secret of her stricken earlier. in its place, she is assailed via nightmares and the imaginative and prescient of a kid who vanished from The hotel years in the past. And an FBI agent is making an attempt to persuade her that she isn’t loopy yet that she has a unprecedented reward, a present that may capture a killer.
Quentin is aware that this is often his final probability to resolve a case that has turn into a deadly obsession. yet can he convince Diana to aid him, figuring out what it might probably rate her? For anything chilly and darkish and natural evil is stalking the grounds of The hotel. whatever Diana would possibly not continue to exist. anything Quentin by no means felt ahead of: the coolness of fear.
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I’m afraid—” It’s coming. ” He looked down at Quentin’s hand on his arm, then at the other man’s face, his vision blurry for a heartbeat or two before it cleared. And he could hear only the distant sounds that were normally audible from this height. Smell only the distant, pleasant scents of a summer afternoon. He didn’t have to ask to know that he had been too still and too silent for too long, and had to mentally shrug off the lingering chill he felt. He wondered if he had been able to tune in to his surroundings with such unusual strength because there was, as Quentin believed, something different about this place.
Just because . ” She shrugged again, unwilling to admit that she had been up half the night staring through her bedroom window, out over the dark valley. She had spent far too many nights that way since arriving in Leisure. Looking for . . something. God only knew what, because she certainly didn’t. Gently, but also matter-of-factly, he said, “Even if this workshop was designed for self-expression rather than therapy, I’d be offering the same advice, Diana. Once we’re done here, get out of The Lodge for a while.
What Quentin couldn’t understand was how she had managed to get way up here, much farther from The Lodge than a child her age should have been able to travel in the time allowed. Under her own power, at least. “It’s okay, Belinda,” Bishop said, softly repeating Quentin’s assurances. But he didn’t hesitate to reach out and gather the child into his arms. To Quentin’s surprise, the little girl not only didn’t resist or protest, but actually visibly relaxed, and stopped crying. She even looked a little sleepy, as if exhaustion had caught up with her.
Chill of Fear by Kay Hooper