Mara Cunningham knew that sleeping with a married man was a bad idea. But when her lover shows up in the hospital after his wife and son are murdered, the rumors about Mara turn dangerous. Now she's the prime suspect in a double homicide, and the real killers will stop at nothing to silence her. Mara's race against time takes her from the dense heart of Boston to the dark woods of New Hampshire, from gritty streets to the halls of power. Before she's through, she'll learn just which of her friends she can trust - and she'll stare death in the face.
What Others are Saying
"... passes the key thriller test of 'I stayed up later than intended to finish it.'
- Jim Henley, Unqualified Offerings
"Strong, flawed, independent female lead [...] ? Check. Political intrigue and conspiracy? Check. Cast of characters that get just enough page time to whet your appetite for future stories? Checkmate. Somebody option this quick."
- Jeremy Lott, Splice Today
"... a well-paced, true-to-Boston thriller with a great, original character ..."
- David Moglov, The Mogolog
" ... a briskly-paced, thoroughly entertaining thriller that lives up to the heritage of the noir genre. It’s ten pounds of style in a two-pound bag."
- Tom Devlin, DC Accidental
Discover Mara Cunningham's Boston
Too Close to Miss is a gritty, lightning-paced thriller set in Boston. It introduces Mara Cunningham, a stubborn crime scene photographer whose quick wits and eye for trouble often get her into danger. It contains tense chases, brutal fights and confrontations over dark secrets. Check it out today and see why people are calling it "a hell of a book."
About the Author
John Perich was born in Baltimore. He moved to Boston for school and has lived there ever since. He's worked in outside sales, customer service, supply chain management and internet marketing, but writing has always been his passion. TOO CLOSE TO MISS is his debut novel. He's hard at work on the next one and appreciates your patience. When he's not writing neo-noir thrillers set in his hometown, John is blogging for Overthinking It, the website that subjects popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. You can also visit his personal website, periscopedepth.com.