Author Tom Honeyman has locked himself away on a tiny, remote island in the Venetian lagoon in the hope of finding the inspiration to save his career. Instead, he has an unwanted intruder, and a threatening deadline. Tom made his money naming the killer in a vicious murder in his home town Prosper in upstate New York. But the individual who’s infiltrated himself onto Tom’s island says he fingered the wrong man. Without access to the outside world, no phone, no internet, no means of escape, Tom must write a new book naming the real villain… or lose his life.
In this excerpt from close to the start, Tom has arrived at his dilapidated private island in the remote north of the lagoon expecting to be alone for a week to write. But it turns out he’s not alone… Click on the image below to enter the story.
Shooter in the Shadows will be released on July 18 in e-book, print and audio on Amazon, Apple Books, Google Play and Kobo, with pre-orders for the e-book open now at the special lockdown price of $2.99/£2.49.