The Fear of Winter

The Fear of Winter: Book One in The Fear Of Series – Now Available

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“In this immersive thriller a father resumes the search for his missing daughter after the case of her disappearance goes cold. Great for fans of Gillian Flynn, Stieg Larsson, Tara French and Jess Lourey.”

On a frigid December night, Megan Floyd vanishes from the mountain town of Fraser, Colorado. The extensive search provides no answers and as attention of her disappearance fades, the case goes cold. Her father, Tom Floyd, is forced to confront his worst fear that his daughter will never be found, and soon his life and marriage begin to disintegrate around him.

A year after the disappearance and with no new leads, Tom hires private investigator Marshall York, a former detective, and his assistant Hannah Jacobs. They soon start to uncover the secrets of Megan’s dangerous second life, all while fighting their own demons. Tom is guilt-ridden over a missing child case from his past, and Hannah is haunted by the unsolved murder of her older sister.

The case begins to consume all three of their lives, and as they dig deeper, they start to unravel the dark truth of what happened to Megan.

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The Fear of Winter Editorial Reviews

Editor’s Pick – BookLife Reviews

“The darkness and cold of the Colorado winter is the perfect setting for the bleakness of the novel as Sterling examines what could make a young woman disappear and the unraveling of a marriage.”

Must Read! – BlueInk Review

“In S.C. Sterling’s immersive thriller, The Fear of Winter, a father resumes the search for his missing daughter after the case of her disappearance goes cold… Readers searching for a page-turner are bound to enjoy Sterling’s thriller.”

Classic missing-persons thriller! –

“This novel is a classic missing-persons thriller. I’m a huge fan of detective novels, and this one is right up there with some of the best. It’s a perfect winter read that fans of Harlan Coben, Joe Nesbo, and Michael Connelly will love.”