Bell Elkins #6
On Sale: August 22, 2017
Featuring: Bell Elkins
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Based on a real-life event, Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia
Keller’s latest Bell Elkins novel Fast Falls the
Night takes place in a single 24-hour period, unfurling
against the backdrop of a shattering personal revelation
that will change Bell’s life forever.
The first drug overdose comes just after midnight, when a
young woman dies on the dirty floor of a gas station
bathroom. To the people of the small town of Acker’s Gap,
West Virginia, it is just another tragedy. It is sad—but
these days, depressingly familiar.
But then there is another overdose. And another. And another.
Prosecutor Bell Elkins soon realizes that her Appalachian
hometown is facing its starkest challenge yet: a day of
constant heroin overdoses from a batch tainted with a lethal
tranquilizer. While the clock ticks and the bodies fall,
Bell and her colleagues desperately track the source of the
deadly drug—and engage in fierce debates over the wisdom of
expending precious resources to save the lives of
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