Tale of the Tape: A Kira Brightwell Short Novel

Series: Kira Brightwell


A bootleg Nine Inch Nails cassette tape.

Weird thing for Kira to find abandoned by a sewer grate on her way to school.

The hand-drawn NIN logo in marker catches Kira’s eye. Who tossed the tape? And why?

Kira pockets it, of course. Seems a shame to leave it in the gutter. Who knows what kind of extra tracks she might find on it?

…Now she only needs to figure out a way to play the thing.

A twisting, short novel of Kira’s high school past from the Kira Brightwell crime fiction series by award-winning author, Jacquelyn Smith.

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This title is also available as part of the Down in the Fifth Kira Brightwell Collection.


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