MISERY LOVES COMPANY
Multiple suicides stun the cozy New England town of Knockwood, Vermont during a chilling icy winter. Six-foot-seven Kevin O'Reilly, a body builder who looks like a golden Viking, is dying of a terminal illness. He has sold all his belongings and left his life behind in California. His last action is to forgive his mother who abandoned him twenty years ago when he was twelve, except when he arrives from his cross-country drive, she had just committed suicide before his arrival.
Distraught he may have prompted his mother's sudden death, Kevin plunges into an investigation of several peculiar events...and discovers she was not the only recent suicide. Compelled to seek justice for what he was certain is his mother's murder, with disintegrating health, Kevin pushes himself at breathtaking pace to stop a power-hungry madman.
An evocative young redhead smiles and for Kevin the world just got brighter. The ill-fated lovers, a savvy elder Ruth, and a voluptuous call-girl Angelica, face treachery at every turn and must draw on all their physical and mental strength to expose the "perfect citizen" whose demented plan will destroy every trusting soul.