Shot In The Dark by Sum Saxworth

image001 San Francisco Is the Backdrop for a High-Stakes Political Thriller

Private detective Della Steel is sexy and unpredictable, with a backbone of steel and an affinity for knives. She’s a strong and tech-savvy sleuth who can play as dirty as the big boys. But can she solve the most convoluted and high-profile case of her career, even with the help of handsome psycho analyst Darren Hunt, who fires up her hormones like no one she’s ever met?

Shot in the Dark, the first in the Dark Steel Novel series, uncovers an explosive government connection arising out of a sequence of sniper murders that lead directly to the presidential candidates for the 2012 elections. This fast-paced suspense novel weaves intricate intrigue with a memorable cast of characters, cleverly reaching its climax with wit, character, and heart.

This exciting crime and suspense thriller opens with a nail-biting teaser that will fire your imagination to fever pitch. As the story chillingly unfolds, a psychotic killer aiming to take down the highest office holder in the country lets loose a reign of terror in San Francisco. Can Steel stop him or will he mark her first?

SHOT IN THE DARK: A DARK STEEL NOVEL (ISBN: 978-1-62212-364-3) is now available for $15.50 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website: or at or WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email

image002About the Author: Born in New Delhi, India, Sum Saxworth, an avid fiction reader and a wildlife enthusiast, loves to travel, sample gourmet food, and currently lives a full, cheerful life with her husband and two teenagers in sunny California.

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