Killing Time

Killing Time

A Novel

Book - 2006
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Random House, Inc.
Returning to the entrancing supernatural territory of her popular novels Dream Man and Son of the Morning, New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard has written a sizzling new novel that is her most daring, exciting, and original yet.

In 1985, with much fanfare, a time capsule was buried under the front lawn of a small-town county courthouse, to be reopened in 2085. But just twenty years later, in the dead of night, the capsule is dug up, its contents stolen. That same night, one of the contributors to the capsule is brutally slain in his home–with no sign of forced entry or indication of a struggle. One by one, others who had placed items in the time capsule are murdered.

Besides his suspicions about the sudden, mysterious appearance of Nikita Stover, the chief investigator, Knox Davis, has absolutely no leads. And while Nikita’s no murderer, she seems to be hiding plenty of secrets. With more at stake than anyone else realizes, the smart-talking Nikita is determined to catch this cunning killer–while at the same time battling her own deepening feelings for a man and for a world in which she doesn’t belong.

When readers crave a seductive novel of unrelenting suspense with a paranormal twist, Linda Howard delivers time and again . . . make that Killing Time–a captivating, character-rich story that races along on a breathless plot full of action and intimacy, romance and danger, thrills and intrigue.


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Baker & Taylor
Twenty years after a time capsule is buried under the front lawn of a small-town courthouse--designed to be reopened in 2085--the capsule is dug up and its contents stolen, an event that is also marked by the sudden mysterious appearance of the enigmatic Nikita Stover and the murders of the contributors to the time capsule. Reprint.

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& Taylor

Twenty years after a time capsule is buried under the front lawn of a small-town courthouse, the capsule is dug up and its contents stolen, an event that coincides with the murders of the contributors to the time capsule.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2006
Edition: Ballantine Books mass market ed
ISBN: 9780345453464
0345453468
Characteristics: 363, [26] p. ; 18 cm

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