Read an Extract of Hilary Norman’s Last Run

In recognition of our Contemporary Month, The Murder Room will be offering downloadable extracts of selected contemporary authors. Today features Last Run by Hilary Norman.

When a lone runner is found dead on Miami Beach’s North Shore, Detective Sam Becket’s first concern is for his adopted daughter, Cathy, a student at Trent University. Cathy is also a runner, and she’s vulnerable. Sam fears for the stability of his close-knit family, and especially for his wife Grace, blissfully pregnant after repeated miscarriages. As Sam and his team start to investigate, a connection emerges with another homicide on Pompano Beach, and others are drawn into the web: a troubled young boy being treated by Grace for his drug problem, and Kerry Flanagan, a charismatic runner to whom Cathy feels powerfully drawn . . .

Read an extract of Last Run here.