Along with her friend and Ireland's BBC radio/TV producer, Jayne, the two plan a working/pleasure trip to the United States. Rachel plans to write travel-related articles and Jayne, a documentary series on Amtrak.
Once they arrive in the U.S., they board Amtrak's California Zephry and their adventure takes them to New York, New England, Chicago, and the Colorado Rockies.
In Colorado, they find themselves caught up in the lifestyle of the rich, famous and dangerous. There seems to be someone from Rachel's past-an unsavory character-that has a score to settle. That score involves revenge and murder. But who is this madman that's stalking Rachel and what story will she uncover that could be her last?
Colin McAlpin's thriller is like a freight train barreling through a maze of intricate plotlines that leaves the reader breathless for the next chapter. Crafting an authentic, likeable and feisty heroine with a penchant for finding trouble, this debut novel is an immensely entertaining read with a surprising and satisfying climax.
Colin McAlpin is a journalist and freelance travel writer. Mr. McAlpin manages a media company that provides lifestyle, arts, entertainment, sports, and travel articles to national and international newspapers, magazines, radio and TV outlets. He lives in Ireland.