The opening of Barbara Nickless’ new thriller series, “Dark of Night,” introduces the world of stolen antiquities at a rendezvous on the streets of Chicago.
Chapter 1 To hell with their laws and restrictions. You have a great and wise heart, Sydney Rose. And that makes for a much better guide to what’s wrong and what’s right. —Effie “Grams” Parnell. Private conversation. My first official homicide investigation began without a corpse. An actual body is what triggers a murder case. […]
Barbara Nickless is the Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Charts bestselling author of the Sydney Parnell crime novels. She is a two-time winner of the Colorado Book Award and three-time winner of the Colorado Authors’ League writing award. She also teaches creative writing to veterans at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She […]
2018 Colorado Book Award winner for Mystery When a train engineer reports striking a woman on the railroad tracks, Special Agent Sydney Parnell investigates. She finds an abandoned Lexus and then the body of the woman who was struck by the train. It looks like foul play. Things get worse when Sydney learns that the […]