Cover of Night - Linda Howard

Cover of Night

By Linda Howard

  • Release Date: 2006-06-27
  • Genre: Suspense
Score: 4.5
From 202 Ratings


For breathless action, gripping suspense, and intense romance, bestselling author Linda Howard never misses a beat—and her thrilling new novel will have your heart racing.

In the charming rural town of Trail Stop, Idaho, accessible to the outside world by only a single road, young widow Cate Nightingale lives peacefully with her four-year-old twin boys, running a bed-and-breakfast. Though the overnight guests are few and far between—occasional hunters and lake fishermen—Cate always manages to make ends meet with the help of the local jack-of-all-trades, Calvin Harris, who can handle everything from carpentry to plumbing. But Calvin is not what he seems, and Cate’s luck is about to run out.

One morning, the B&B’s only guest inexplicably vanishes, leaving behind his personal effects. A few days later Cate is shocked when armed men storm the house, demanding the mystery man’s belongings. Fearing for her children’s lives, Cate agrees to cooperate—until Calvin saves the day, forcing the intruders to scatter into the surrounding woods.

The nightmare, however, is just beginning. Cate, Calvin, and their entire community find themselves cut off and alone with no means to call for help as the threat gathers intensity and first blood is drawn.

With their fellow residents trapped and the entire town held hostage, Cate and Calvin have no choice but to take the fight to their enemies under the cover of night. While reticent Cal becomes a fearless protector, Cate makes the most daring move of her life . . . into the very heart of danger.


  • Great Read

    By anonymousJRMc
    As always Linda Howard doesn’t disappoint. Her characters were real people, the children not to cute. I lost sleep, not wanting to quit before I finished.
  • Disappointment

    By SirJCaliber
    Is what I felt when I finished this book. She built up this character and his skill and nothing happened for us to sink our teeth into. I wish I never read it so I wouldn't have felt so empty after I read it.