It's the first day of winter, and the snow-covered town of Lacy, Colorado has two new visitors. One is a cold hearted killer who hides in the darkness like a ghost, stalking and watching their prey. The other is Ben Shaw, a stranger in the mountain town who's making his way through the Colorado Rockies.
But when the body of a young woman is found, buried deep in the forest, Shaw becomes a suspect.
Lacy is a one-sheriff town, and Sheriff Clare Decker already has her hands full. Three workers from the local logging company, the biggest employer in Lacy, have assaulted a woman and her suspicions shifts to them. Clare does some digging on Shaw's background, and discovers that the mysterious loner has particular skills she can use to catch a killer.
Then there is Emily Bell, a young, attractive elementary teacher who is hiding from her own demons. Why are there no family pictures in her home? Why does she have so many locks on her doors and windows? And why is someone watching her at night from the forest behind her house?
There are dark secrets buried beneath the snow and ice of this picturesque town. And when a snowstorm sweeps in, cutting off the town from the outside, Shaw finds himself trapped and up against an adversary who is cunning, determined and ruthless.
Cold Justice is a chilling stand alone adult thriller that will keep you up at night.