A young Pakistani pre-med student has been doused with petrol and set afire,burning to death while five men in grotesque masks circle about him,poking him with sticks to keep him from leaving the spot Lacey sees what’s happening and calls for backup.As the men scatter,she covers the burning man with her coat in an effort to smother the flames.But she is too late.As Lacey struggles to understand why someone would do something so horrific,she tries to learn more about the victim, Aamir Chowdbury.Though his family won’t talk about him,something Lacey finds curious,she does discover that he had recently moved out of his family’s home into his own apartment and pretty much kept to himself and didn’t seem to have any enemies.Could this simply be a senseless hate crime? Or might there be a deeper mystery to Aamir’s murder? With no clues to go on,Lacey has to break a few rules to get to some answers.
AUTHOR: S .J. BOLTON
TITLE: IF SNOW HADN’T FALLEN