Daryl Wood Gerber's engaging mystery, GIRL ON
THE RUN, is the prize this Spring for one lucky
reader. Read about Daryl's protagonist, Chessa Paxton,
whose fairytale fantasy night becomes a nightmare. Enter
When a fairytale fantasy night becomes a nightmare,
Paxton must run for her life...but will the truth set her
Chessa Paxton, an event planner in Lake
Tahoe, celebrates a
successful night at the Happily Ever After Ball, but her
dream quickly becomes a nightmare when she wakes up
the body of her dead husband. Nauseous and confused,
as if she's been drugged, she can't explain to the
why her princess costume is bloodied. With her father
already a convicted murderer, she feels invisible
ratcheting onto her wrists and ankles. She runs! But she
can't escape vivid flashes of memory: a massacre in a
meadow; men and women in fairy tale costumes; Snow
dead body shielding her from bullets.
is a former costumer and a master of disguise,
she quickly learns that hiding while trying to prove
innocent is the most difficult task imaginable.
when the sheriff wants to throw her in jail and the real
killer wants to silence her forever.