By Benedict Beaumont
Published: May 14, 2013.
Val d'Isere is a beautiful, beguiling and deadly place. Snow storms, avalanches and accidents are the least of the dangers that skiers and boarders who live there have to face.
James, a new ski guide in the resort, is quickly sucked into a lifestyle of alcoholic hedonism, sexual intrigue and deep powder. Accused of assault, rape and murder, he first has to lose his innocence to prove it.