Strange Karma
Strange Karma

At 22,000 feet in the Himalayas a killer stalks. Don't look down!
Strange Karma, is a mystery/ thriller set in two eras: 1920s England and Tibet, and the present-day Himalayan mountains.
Mountain climber Cynthia Graham learns, to her peril, that some inheritances can trigger a deadly avalanche of events that reverberate through time. She finds, in her deceased grandmother's desk, a secret compartment with a red diamond, the world's rarest gem, along with a batch of her great grandfather, Andrew Irvine's, 1924 Mount Everest expedition letters, which tell of a homicidal Sherpa, a murdered Buddhist monk, and the existence of a missing twin to her red diamond. Intrigued, she travels to Nepal and, guided by ex-Gurkha soldier Dorje, attempts to solve the mystery. But, when multiple attempts are made on her life, she realizes that some secrets should remain forever buried.

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  • Adventure

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  • Adult

Cynthia Graham has just found out her grandmother has left her a red diamond from Ama Dablam in her inheritance. With the diamond are letters from Sandy Irvine, one of the famous climbers on the fated 1924 Everest climb. Meanwhile, Dorje’s family’s climbing business is losing money, and rumors are going around about a new smuggling gang run by a man named the Foreigner. When Cynthia decides to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps and go on a climbing trip to Ama Dablam, evil seems to follow her there. Little does she know, the Foreigner is after her too.

Strange Karma by Willow Healy is, in her own words, "a mystery/thriller set in two eras: 1920s England and Tibet, and the present-day Himalayan mountains." The book opens in 1924 on the cusp of the thrilling British expedition to climb Mt. Everest. One of the main characters from 1924 has a mysterious connection to the main character in the present day. We meet Cynthia Graham in a lawyer's office in England as she is sorting out a surprising inheritance from a grandmother she never met. She soon discovers a deeper mystery surrounding her grandmother and the Mt.

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