By Beth Groundwater
A new sequence from award-winning writer Beth Groundwater
The Arkansas River, center and soul of Salida, Colorado, fuels the small town's financial system and thrums within the blood of river ranger Mandy Tanner. while a whitewater rafting twist of fate happens, she deftly executes a rescue, yet a guy dies besides. seems, it wasn't the rapids that killed him—he used to be murdered. Tom King used to be a wealthy land developer with sour enterprise opponents, who cheated on his spouse, refused to help his kayak-obsessed son, and infuriated environmentalists.
Mandy's global is upended back while tragedy moves towards domestic. Suspicious that the latest dying is attached to Tom King's homicide, Mandy is going on an emotionally turbulent quest for the truth—and results in risky waters.
"A striking e-book via an writer who in actual fact is familiar with and loves her territory. Don't leave out it!" —William Kent Krueger
"Comes speeding at you from the 1st web page like roiling whitewater, and culminates in a riveting climax that lives as much as this book's identify. in the event you like open air event and gripping characters, this one's a must-read."—SANDI AULT, Mary Higgins Clark and WILLA Award-winning writer of the WILD secret series
“A heart-racing debut with as many twists and turns and unforeseen upsets as a trip in the course of the rapids itself.”—MARGARET COEL, writer of The Silent Spring
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Extra resources for Deadly Currents (RM Outdoor Adventures Mystery, Book 1)
It won’t be an excellent day, even though, with note of King’s demise throwing a damper on things—for every person. It’s unlike he’s going to be overlooked a lot. He rubbed loads of fogeys the other way, slapping up shoddy homes and raking within the dough without crisis for the surroundings, his subcontractors, or his dealers. yet, any demise at the river is undesirable for company. ” Mandy persevered to stare on the toaster, yet she nodded in knowing. Rob controlled one other small whitewater rafting corporation, one among over fifty within the higher Arkansas River valley, tucked among the Sawatch diversity to the west and the Mosquito diversity to the east. The boating clothing stores had a wierd symbiotic courting with one another. yes, they competed for patrons, yet in addition they loaned one another gear and courses. and so they labored jointly on concerns similar to education and ethics during the Arkansas River clothing store organization. whilst her toast used to be brown, Mandy popped it out manually and taken it and an important, economic climate jar of peanut butter to the desk. Given her pensive temper, she usually could were fingering mouthfuls instantly out of the jar via now, yet Rob didn’t be aware of that soiled little mystery but. She picked up the jar of speedy espresso. “Want espresso? ” Rob wrinkled his nostril. “You comprehend I hate that stuff. sometime I’m going to shop for you a coffeemaker so that you can brew the true factor. ” “Don’t hassle. ” Mandy spooned espresso granules into her cup and poured in sizzling water. “The method issues move round the following, it’ll holiday, too. ” She sat, slathered peanut butter on her toast, and took a chew. She savored the comforting gentle stickiness. “How a lot do you think that the inside track will harm company? ” “It’ll scare off a few customers—especially your uncle’s. ” “And they’ll blame his corporation for the dying. ” “The guy was once on your uncle’s raft. ” “Shit. ” Mandy threw down her toast. Now her uncle’s company will be harm, and him, too. If simply she’d been in a position to keep Tom King. She leaned her chin on her palms and stared into her espresso cup, working the rescue try out via her brain. Rob reached over and traced his fingertip alongside her cheek. “You wish me to hang around with you for some time? ” Mandy knew he intended simply to supply convenience and corporate, however the prospect of extra was once lingering in his hopeful gaze. The proposition was once attractive, and he or she thought of it for a second. Then she shook her head. “I’ll be ok. And we’ve either bought activities. ” Lucky whined on the again door, so she bought as much as allow the puppy in. once fortunate noticed Rob, he flounced over to his new pal. Rob leaned over to tousle Lucky’s floppy ears whereas the puppy gave him a hearty welcome crotch sniff. “While I’m the following, I should still look at the toaster for you. And is that lavatory nonetheless supplying you with difficulties? ” Slight annoyance tugged the sides of Mandy’s smile down right into a frown. “I’ve lived during this position for 3 years now. i will be able to look after it myself. I purely desire the time. And talking of time, you must get to paintings, and Lucky’s trying to find me to take him for a run.