Jazz and her sometimes partner Slade have a killer to catch. Murders just don't happen in the small town of Blue Lake, so when young Martha Zimmerman turned up deceased, the townspeople wanted answers. Jazz knew that if her suspicions were right, her comfortable small town life on Earth would soon take a hard turn right.
Two refugees staying alive through mutual silence. A group of strangers on an enigmatic hunt through a dangerous wilderness. A world-weary police detective looking for the origins of violence.
The Dark Outside presents fifteen forays into surreal places and weird landscapes. Ideal reading for the the obsessive, paranoid, and discerning individual.
This story is based on the premise that a blood test mandated for U.S. citizens at age 40 will predict the time frame and cause of their eventual deaths. The author is an Edgar short story winner published in speculative and mystery genres among others.