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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Romance / Contemporary
  • Language:English
  • Pages:203
  • eBook ISBN:9781617922657

The Couloir

by richard manichello

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Eddie Genell must ski the deadly couloir in the Swiss Alps to atone for years of reckless living and a crippling sexual addiction. In the bargain he must also ski into Italy with nuclear devices for an awaiting Iraqi client.
Eddie is drawn down again in an implacable an perilous descent, in an avalanche of destructive patterns and a past piosoned by a sexual addiction. In Verbier, during the high season, he will encounter the memory of Caligulan hedonism, indulgence, beautiful thrill-seeking women, drugs, dealings, and nights of rapaciousness. The love of Celine, a haunting Parisian, is ruined by a tragic car accident. For her safe transfer to a Paris hospital, he must ski into Italy with nuclear devices for a clientele of Iraqi terrorists. Finally, he is led by an "angel in white" across treacherous terrain to a confrontational descent with The Fates. The brown-eyed sybil deposits him at the top of the couloir, a narrow funnel of death, a white stream of terror, a crease so steep so pure in horror, it swallows his despair whole. The descent beckons...
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