By D. A. Keeley
Having spent the final seven years in Texas, Border Patrol Agent Peyton Cote is returning domestic to northern Maine, hoping it is going to be a more secure atmosphere for her younger son.
But the felony aspect has became what was a quiet nook of the rustic into a bootleg exchange path . . . and there’s no telling what they’ll do to guard their interests.
When Peyton reveals a toddler deserted in a frozen box close to the border, she’s pulled right into a lethal conspiracy that places everything—her existence, her profession, her family—at risk.
“Packed with thrills and high-octane motion” (Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author), Bitter Crossing takes fearless heroine Peyton Cote on a breakneck trip throughout the underground international of risky smugglers who play for keeps.
“The writer paints a notable portrait of the northern Maine panorama . . . Peyton’s powerful character and her unfailing braveness may still make for a few interesting destiny adventures."—Mystery Scene
"A reliable wager for Nevada Barr and Tricia Fields fans."—Library Journal
"Packed with thrills and high-octane motion, Bitter Crossing is a powerful debut with a fearless heroine you need to persist with for plenty of adventures to come."—Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling writer of The Rizzoli & Isles Series
"Bitter Crossing is my favourite type of web page turner, enlivened through a compelling heroine—U.S. Border Patrol Agent Peyton Cote—and set in a spot so strongly defined it truly is virtually a personality itself: the distant no man’s land among northern Maine and Canada."—Paul Dorion, writer of Massacre Pond
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