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Dead North: An Alaska Mystery by Sue Henry

By Sue Henry

Together with her cabin a pile of ashes and her lite in items, champion Alaskan "musher" Jessie Arnold has gratefully authorized a friend's concept that she force his motor domestic up from Idaho, alongside the Alaska street -- a panoramic, thousand-mile-long path winding prior sizzling springs, glaciers, and ice-blue lakes. however the idyllic journey takes a depressing flip whilst a teenage hitchhiker brings terror aboard. nervous and by myself, Patrick Cutler disappears ahead of the police tell Jessie that the younger runaway is needed in reference to stunning murders. unexpectedly she is solid right into a raging maelstrom of darkish secrets and techniques and lethal outcomes. And the chilly and empty street she's touring can be top her to not her home...but to a grave within the trackless wilderness.

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Sixty-five miles long and fifteen miles wide, it looked much larger than it had seemed on the map. Well over 1,000 feet, it was one of the deepest in the United States, and the sparkle of the morning sun on its blue water gave her reason enough to pull into a rest stop and climb with Tank to the top of a small rise for an unimpeded look across it. The tiny triangle of a sailboat made slow headway far below as she stood watching, but she decided it was probably moving at good speed for those aboard, and for just a minute she wished she could join them.

So? I’d rather not graduate than get arrested. My dad will have less of a snit-fit. Besides, we’ve either gotta tell McMurdock something or go and try to find Pat. ” But Kim sounded anything but persuaded and certain. He glanced out the window and bit his lip, a mixture of fear and confusion deepening his frown. “Is there something you’re not telling me? Did he tell you something else? ” “N-no, Lew. ” Lew thought the answer came a little too quickly but didn’t ask again, knowing that Kim was terrified of McMurdock and that questions just made his dread worse.

That lead dog of yours? No problem. ” The dog Vic referred to and doted on was a lilliputian Yorkshire terrier, who often kept him company on the job. The decided contrast in their sizes and appearance had always amused those who knew him, but Tinker, true to his breed, exhibited astonishing audacity and bravado in challenging far larger adversaries, animal or human, with courage well outweighing his size. ” Vic returned to the question at hand, as tenacious as his pet. Jessie grinned and nodded her agreement.

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