Killing time: a novel
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New York : Ballantine Books, 2006.
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0345453468, 9780345453464
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Returning to the entrancing supernatural territory of her popular novels Dream Man and Son of the Morning, New York Times bestselling author Linda Howard has written a sizzling new novel that is her most daring, exciting, and original yet. In 1985, with much fanfare, a time capsule was buried under the front lawn of a small-town county courthouse, to be reopened in 2085. But just twenty years later, in the dead of night, the capsule is dug up, its contents stolen. That same night, one of the contributors to the capsule is brutally slain in his home&;with no sign of forced entry or indication of a struggle. One by one, others who had placed items in the time capsule are murdered.Besides his suspicions about the sudden, mysterious appearance of Nikita Stover, the chief investigator, Knox Davis, has absolutely no leads. And while Nikita&;s no murderer, she seems to be hiding plenty of secrets. With more at stake than anyone else realizes, the smart-talking Nikita is determined to catch this cunning killer&;while at the same time battling her own deepening feelings for a man and for a world in which she doesn&;t belong. When readers crave a seductive novel of unrelenting suspense with a paranormal twist, Linda Howard delivers time and again . . . make that Killing Time&;a captivating, character-rich story that races along on a breathless plot full of action and intimacy, romance and danger, thrills and intrigue.
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363, [26] pages ; 18 cm.
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Includes an excerpt from the author's Cover of night (p. [365-389]).
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In 1985, with much fanfare, a time capsule was buried under the front lawn of a small-town county courthouse, to be reopened in 2085. But just twenty years later, in the dead of night, the capsule is dug up, its contents stolen. That same night, one of the contributors to the capsule is brutally slain in his home, with no sign of forced entry or indication of a struggle. One by one, others who had placed items in the time capsule are murdered. Besides his suspicions about the sudden, mysterious appearance of Nikita Stover, the chief investigator, Knox Davis, has absolutely no leads. And while Nikita's no murderer, she seems to be hiding plenty of secrets. With more at stake than anyone else realizes, the smart- talking Nikita is determined to catch this cunning killer, while at the same time battling her own deepening feelings for a man and for a world in which she doesn't belong.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Howard, L. (2006). Killing time: a novel. Ballantine books mass market ed. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Howard, Linda, 1950-. 2006. Killing Time: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Howard, Linda, 1950-, Killing Time: A Novel. New York: Ballantine Books, 2006.

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Howard, Linda. Killing Time: A Novel. Ballantine books mass market ed. New York: Ballantine Books, 2006. Print.

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