A Short Time to Die


4.6 out of 5 stars (4.6 / 5)


Two females from across the nation discover their life in this electrifying movie inextricably bound— by blood, dread, and a merciless, vicious vengeance… Walking back in countryside New York on a foggy morning, Marly Shaw pauses in the light of passing cars. Two people are leaving a truck for a pickup. In gunshots, a rapid and hopeless hunt erupts. And a frightened woman is on the run— for the remainder of her lives… Thirteen years ago, animal remains found in California are connected to two individuals taken from Central New York. Detective Vanessa Alba and her companion from Sheriff plunge into an inquiry that draws them close into the region of Finger Lakes. There they find a community in the brutal grip of a powerful family—and a trail of dark secrets leading to the one family member who thought she got away … “Held me captive from the first page to the last.” —Taylor Stevens “I couldn’t have closed the cover if my life depended on it.” —Lisa Black “Gripping.” —Publishers Weekly “Disturbing, tough … fun to read.” —Utica Phoenix