The Dark Side of Alpine Skiing: Guest Post by Mystery Author Kristina Stanley

Thanks to Donna for hosting me on her blog.

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Donna Galanti writes suspense, young adult, and middle grade fiction and is represented by Bill Contardi of Brandt & Hochman Literary Agents, Inc. She is an International Thriller Writers Debut Author of the paranormal suspense novel A Human Element, book one in The Element Trilogy, and book two, A Hidden Element, by Imajin Books. Books one and two of her middle grade series, Joshua and the Lightning Road, debut in 2015 by Month9Books.

Originally posted on Donna Galanti’s The Element Trilogy.


The Dark Side of Alpine Skiing
by Kristina Stanley

Death on the slopes can happen at any moment and still, speed is everything to an alpine racer. Olympic skiers attack a run at speeds in excess of 80 mph. The characters in DESCENT demand speed, and this demand causes injury and death.

Racers have specialized technicians who follow them on the World Cup circuit, striving to give each skier an advantage, to squeeze out that extra bit of speed from the equipment. The technicians file and wax multiple skis for each skier, always busy trying to give their athlete an edge over others. Resorts inject a run to turn the slope into a skating rink. Everyone wants to cross the finish line first. But at what cost?

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