The Gift by Katia Lief
a Karin Schaeffer short story

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A gift inspires unexpected insight and generosity.

A short story based on the bestselling Karin Schaeffer thriller series.

Karin and Mac enjoy a quiet Christmas morning at home with their family. But after Mac gives Karin a special gift, she finds herself alone in Coney Island on a cold, winter day with a band of misfits who want her gift for themselves.


"Mesmerizing." -Lisa Gardner

"Taut, clean storytelling." -Publishers Weekly

"Readers will want to read more of this talented writer's work." -New York Journal of Books

"Karin Schaeffer is both complex and compelling, and arguably one of the strongest female figures in contemporary crime fiction--and her absolute strength of will is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit." --John Valeri, Hartford Books Examiner

About Katia Lief

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Born in France to American parents, KATIA LIEF moved to the United States as a baby and was raised mainly in New York and Massachusetts. A college fiction writing instructor, Lief lives in New York City with her husband and two children.
Published December 7, 2012 by Blue Table Books. 30 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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