In 1985, a time capsule was buried in the front lawn of a small town courthouse, to be reopened in 2085. But just twenty years later, the capsule is dug up and its contents stolen. And that same night, one of the contributors to the capsule is brutally slain in his home. One by one, the other time capsule contributors are also being targeted.
As a former cheerleader, Blair Mallory was accustomed to jealousy, but really, you'd think people would get over it. Blair is immersed in her wedding plans when someone tries to run her over. Her fiance, Wyatt Bloodsworth, thinks the episode was just an accident, but Blair knows the attempt was deliberate - and just the beginning.
Cate Nightingale owns and operates a struggling guest house in a small community; occasionally enlisting the help of Cal Harris, the local handyman. To Cate's shock, Cal proves much bolder than expected when a trio of thugs invades her home. Though Cal manages to run off the intruders, the men soon regroup, holding its citizens hostage.
The brand new romantic suspense novel from NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Linda Howard is a breathless tale of a man, a woman, and a battle for survival against an unforgiving winter - and an unrelenting killer.