By Beth Groundwater
Between a rock and a difficult paddle
Mandy Tanner and her fiancé Rob are top an offseason rafting-climbing journey in Utah’s distant Canyonlands. skilled publications, Mandy and Rob understand they must continue their cool after one in all their staff, Alex Anderson, seems to became endure bait. Walled off from the surface international with 11 shell-shocked consumers and miles of Colorado River whitewater forward, Mandy’s nerves threaten to resolve whilst she learns that Alex’s demise used to be no longer the paintings of a homicidal grizzly. no matter if it was once against the law of ardour or the random act of a psychopath, Mandy fears that in the event that they don’t root out the river rat between them, one other camper can be operating the rapids in a physique bag.
“A impressive ebook by means of an writer who truly understands and loves her territory. Don’t leave out it!”―William Kent Krueger, New York Times bestselling writer of the Cork O’Connor series
“Once back, Groundwater, blending secret with outdoors experience, comes up with an day trip that may please such a lot comers.”―Kirkus Reviews
“A exciting trip . . . jam-packed with river lore, vibrant descriptions . . . and loving depictions of the numerous characters.”―Alfred Hitchcock secret Magazine
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No, he’s no longer damage and he’s wide awake. He’s simply too drained to stroll any longer. ” “Okay, let’s get these provides. ” While they headed for the rafts, Mandy questioned if this used to be one other homicide try out. might Hal were poked with a hypodermic like Alex, or was once what she had noticeable at the Lathrop ruins hike indicative of a future health factor? “Does your father have a sickness that we don’t learn about? ” she requested Alice sharply. Alice refused to fulfill Mandy’s gaze. “He swore us to secrecy. ” Mandy grabbed her arm. “We’ve bought to grasp what’s flawed so one can deal with him. Is he diabetic? Does he have high blood pressure? ” Alice got rid of Mandy’s hand. “No, not anything like that. not anything you could deal with. yet you won’t get it out of me. You’ll need to ask him. ” She grew to become her head as Kendra seemed at the back of them. “And I recommend you ask in inner most. The rattling guy has his delight. ” She clamped her lips tight, indicating the dialog was once over. “Girl, you took off like a shot,” Kendra acknowledged to Alice, whereas taking deep breaths. “I couldn’t sustain. ” “Well, i'm a runner,” Alice responded, then became to Mandy. “So where’s the tarp? ” Mandy clambered onto her raft and dug the tarp, poles, and twine out of the provision stash. She parceled out the goods between Kendra, Alice, and herself and grabbed a water bottle. “Let’s pass. ” They took off at a short speed, yet by the point they'd scrabbled up the 1st light upward thrust to the bottom of the switchback path up the cliffside, Mandy may see the crowd slowly making their means down the previous couple of hundred toes. Rob and Gonzo had Hal slung among them in a fireman’s hold. They have been choosing their manner sideways down the single-file path whereas Cool preceded them and referred to as out the place to place their ft. The others silently. Mandy positioned the poles she used to be sporting at the floor. “By the time we get this stretcher equipped, they’ll be right here. ” She took the tarp from Kendra and used the grommet holes alongside the 2 facets to lash it round the poles. real to her prediction, by the point she and Kendra had accomplished tying the knots, the gang had arrived. Rob and Gonzo eased Hal onto the makeshift stretcher and Diana fell down on her knees beside him. The others stood again, nervousness lining their faces. Mandy studied Hal’s face and didn’t like what she observed. The man’s pores and skin used to be faded and clammy, and his respiring was once shallow. What’s mistaken with him? earlier than she may query Rob approximately what had occurred, notwithstanding, he stated, “Let’s get him to camp. ” He directed Gonzo, Cool, and Paul to every choose up an finish of a pole whereas he took the fourth one. Mandy helped Diana to her ft and led the best way again to camp. She discovered a flat shady spot below a loss of life tamarisk a quick distance from camp the place they can lay the stretcher. She was resolute to determine what used to be incorrect with Hal, yet was once conscious of what Alice had stated approximately asking him in deepest. So, once the lads reduced him to the floor, she addressed the crowd. “Rob and that i will stick with Hal, together with his spouse. the remainder of you must holiday camp.