In Margot Dalton's Third Choice, a child is killed while building a snowman, and the prime suspect is a seemingly perfect family man. As she investigates the crime, Detective Jackie Kaminsky struggles with commitment to her relationship with rancher Paul Arnussen. Jackie's skepticism about Carly Stevenson's unwavering loyalty to her husband is reinforced by Jackie's own troubled childhood. Dalton delivers a delicious smorgasbord of relationships and suspense.


Sandy Huseby reviews and writes from her homes in Fargo, North Dakota, and near Nevis, Minnesota. She is online at

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