Too Close to Home
Sometimes home is not a safe place to be. PI Anna Sweet is hired to look out for
Max, a troubled teenage runaway. For Max, the woods provide safety and shelter. Until he is discovered. Max’s parents declare him mentally unfit and try to lock him up. But Anna holds the secret to his freedom.
Anna agrees to take on another case, as a favour to Gail, a childhood friend. Gail, who lives overseas, is worried. Gail’s grandmother has strangers living in her home and is not answering her calls. Anna agrees to drop by the house and stumbles across a body. Sometimes, favours can go horribly wrong. Anna juggles both cases while hiding a decision that will change her own life forever.
Too Close to Home was short-listed for the Arthur Ellis Best Crime Novella.