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Sweet Success for Barbara Nickless


By: Darby Karchut

Congratulations to Barbara Nickless on her newest release, GONE TO DARKNESS, the next book in the best-selling Sydney Parnell series.

About the Book

Gone to Darkness cover, by, Barbara Nickless

Newly minted homicide detective Sydney Parnell faces a savage killer whose endgame is to capture her. And keep her.

Iraqi war vet and former railway cop Sydney Parnell is now the youngest homicide detective in Denver’s Major Crimes Unit. In the past, gut instinct has served her and her K9 partner well. But it’s not a trait Len Bandoni, her old nemesis turned reluctant mentor, admires. Not until Sydney’s instincts lead to their first case: a man tortured and beaten to death, then left in a refrigerated train car with cryptic messages carved into his body.

As Sydney; her K9 partner, Clyde; and Bandoni investigate the grisly murder, the three develop a bond that carries them through a shocking series of crimes and a horrifying conspiracy that threatens the detectives’ lives and promises to bring their beloved city to its knees. Pick up a copy at Barnes & Noble, Amazon, or your favorite indie bookstore world-wide.

About the Author

Barbara Nickless

Barbara Nickless is the #1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the award-winning Sydney Parnell crime novels featuring a railway cop and her K9 partner. Jeffery Deaver promises “you’ll fall in love with one of the best characters in thriller fiction.” The series has been optioned for television. Barbara’s essays and short stories have appeared in Writer’s DigestCriminal ElementPenguin Random House, and other markets. She also teaches creative writing to veterans at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. Barbara is often in the Rocky Mountains where she loves to hike, cave, and drink single malt Scotch—although usually not at the same time. Follow the author on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or visit her at

Darby Karchut

Sweet Success is coordinated by Darby Karchut who is an award-winning author, dreamer, and compulsive dawn greeter. A proud native of New Mexico, she now lives in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, where she runs in blizzards and bikes in lightning storms.
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