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Off The Grid

(2016)
(A book in the Maggie O'Dell series)
A collection of stories by

 
 
For the first time, all of New York Times bestselling author, Alex Kava's short works of psychological suspense are finally together in one collection. OFF THE GRID offers four short stories and one novella. All but one, feature Kava's critically acclaimed FBI profiler, Special Agent Maggie O'Dell.

In Goodnight Sweet Mother, Maggie O'Dell and her mother's road trip takes a chilling and an unexpected detour.

A Breath of Hot Air puts Maggie's forensic skills to work. While in Pensacola, Florida, for another investigation she's awakened in the middle of the night when a man is found dead in the same hotel.

Cold Metal Night brings Maggie back together with Nick Morrelli (A Perfect Evil) to chase a cold-blooded killer who's targeting homeless people.

Electric Blue drops Maggie and her partner, R.J. Tully, into a dangerous storm on the Gulf of Mexico to help track a United States senator's family that has gone missing.

And finally, in After Dark, corporate executive, Madeline Kramer hopes to escape for a much needed vacation. All she wants is the quiet and solitude the cabin in the woods promises. Be careful what you ask for.

Also included: A list of where these Maggie O'Dell short works fit chronologically in the series. Although they can be read and enjoyed individually, some were meant to be companion pieces to various novels in the series.

NOTE: All of these short works have been previously published in separate anthologies or as a larger ebook. This is the first time they are being offered all together in one collection.
PRAISE FOR ALEX KAVA:
"Alex Kava is a master. Her heroine, Special Agent Maggie O'Dell is one of the classic characters of the thriller genre." - Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author

"Kava's short scenes with cliffhanger endings are spot on." - The Boston Globe

"Maggie, who handles forensic evidence with ease can give Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta a run for her money." - Booklist
"O'Dell could be Reacher's long-lost twin." - Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author
"Twisted plots, shocking characters, breakneck pacing. Guaranteed to keep you up all night." - Lisa Gardner, New York Times bestselling author

"Tension, suspense, masterful twists . . . Alex Kava's writing has it all." -- Crimespace

"A pro, Kava writes as coolly and adroitly as O'Dell profiles. Supremely paced."
- The Lincoln Journal Star

"The writing is taut and polished, and the plot is well-woven. The forensic background is meticulously researched." -- Crime Fiction Lover (UK)

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

January 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Off the Grid: A Maggie O'Dell Collection
Author(s): Alex Kava
ISBN: 1-5380-1525-0 / 978-1-5380-1525-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nook Press
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June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Off the Grid: (a Maggie O'Dell Collection)
Author(s): Alex Kava
ISBN: 0-9836761-9-4 / 978-0-9836761-9-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prairie Wind Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Off the Grid: A collection of short stories and one novella featuring Maggie O'Dell
Author(s): Alex Kava
ISBN: 0-9973897-0-2 / 978-0-9973897-0-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Prairie Wind Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

May 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: OFF THE GRID (A Maggie O'Dell Collection)
Author(s): Alex Kava
Publisher: Prairie Wind Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU