About the book
You thought you could leave the past behind.
Donnie Miller counts himself lucky. Living in a beautiful, spacious house in the wild andremote landscape of central C anada, he spends his days writing for the local newspaper,working on a film script, and acting as house-husband. After a troubled and impoverishedupbringing in Scotland, he now has all he wants: a caring wife, a bright and happy son, agenerous father-in-law. As the brutal northern winter begins to bite, he can sit back andenjoy life.
But his peace is soon broken. There are noises in the nearby woods, signs of somemysterious watcher. When the family dog disappears, Donnie makes a horrifying discovery.Is it wolves, as the police suspect, or something far more dangerous, far darker? Whatsecrets has Donnie been keeping? And why does he have the terrible sense that his dreamwas never going to last?
A taut, shocking and visceral thriller that will leave you gasping for breath, Cold Hands is thefirst in an exciting new series by the remarkable John J. Niven.
About the author
John J. Niven was born in Irvine, Ayrshire. He is the author of the novella Music from BigPink and the novels Kill Your Friends, The Amateurs and The Second Coming. He lives inBuckinghamshire.