It's Fairbanks, Alaska, during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Alex Price, a Bethel bush pilot, is looking forward to a pleasant evening visiting his old friend and prospecting partner Stan and Stan's lovely Athabaskan Indian wife, Angie. But his world is shattered when Stan is killed and assassins begin to stalk both Alex and Angie.
On the run, trying to keep hidden, Alex tries to help Angie deal with her grief, and comes to realize how bleak his own bachelor lifestyle is.
In a desperate, deadly game of cat and mouse, Alex and Angie search for the answers to two questions: who is trying to kill them? And why?
Their search for answers takes them from Point Barrow to Valdez while the mysterious killers seem to keep one step ahead of them. Soon Alex and Angie realize that the slightest false step may well be be their last.
|Publisher:||Poisoned Pen Press|
|Edition description:||Large Print|
|Product dimensions:||6.46(w) x 8.82(h) x 0.81(d)|
About the Author
Don Porter comes to writing via a fascinating and circuitous route. Educated in Iowa and Alaska, he has built mountaintop radio and TV repeater in Alaska, earned the full compliment of pilots licenses, piloted commercial charter flights with human cargo ranging from state troopers and mothers in labor to dead bodies. He has grubstaked prospectors and rounded up reindeer. Then, trading snow for sunshine, he has spend the last 10 years in Hawaii as Director of Maintenance for ABC. Oh, yes, he’s also a Professional Private Investigator.