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Killing Pace

Killing Pace

A Mystery

Douglas Schofield

Minotaur Books

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A high-octane, heart-pounding tale set in Everglades City, Florida and Sicily, Italy with three important questions: Where am I?... How did I get here?... and most importantly… Who am I?

These three questions have plagued Lisa Green for the past two months since she crawled barefoot and bleeding from the wreckage of a catastrophic car accident. Her boyfriend Roland has been nursing her back to health under close watch. Lisa has amnesia. They both know that, but only Lisa knows that she hasn’t lost her ability to reason. And reason tells her that she is not Roland’s girlfriend. She is his prisoner. Escape is her only option, and Lisa must figure out who she can trust and how to stay alive.

It's bad enough that she's been held against her will, but worse, it seems that she wasn't randomly chosen. There's more to her story than kidnapping, and the details appear to cross borders and continents. With organized criminals hard on her heels, Lisa must expose her enemies before they choose their next victim.

Not to be missed.

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MARCH 2015

Lisa awoke with a ripple of anticipation.

She’d been waiting for this day ever since Roland had finally agreed to let her join him on his bimonthly supply run into town.

She’d been increasing the pressure...

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Praise for Killing Pace

"Douglas Schofield delivers the goods: a high-energy thriller that rockets effortlessly and convincingly from the Everglades to Sicily and points between, featuring richly drawn characters and a compelling, timely plot. Laura Pace is a refreshing protagonist, enigmatic, vulnerable and a kick-ass engine of justice."—Les Standiford, author of Last Train to Paradise and the John Deal series

"Readers will eagerly await Schofield's next mystery."—Publishers Weekly

"'Wow! What a book. Yes, Killing Pace is a mystery, but it is also a twisty, involving action/suspense novel. And for once, the hero is a strong and more-than-capable woman. When you start Killing Pace, make sure that you have nothing else on your calendar. Then be prepared for a gut-wrenching adventure dealing with stolen kids, the Mafia, and the U.S. Justice Department. The question is, who can our hero trust? And the answer lies between the pages of Killing Pace, a snaking and thrilling novel by a talented writer."—Great Mysteries and Thrillers

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About the author

Douglas Schofield

DOUGLAS SCHOFIELD is the author of Time of Departure and Storm Rising. He was raised and educated in British Columbia, where he earned degrees in history and law. Over the past thirty years, he has worked as a lawyer in Canada, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands. Douglas and his wife, Melody, live on Grand Cayman, along with their most excellent and amazing talking cat, Juno.

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