Birds of Prey
A Novel of SuspenseBook - 2001
While accompanying his grandmother and her new husband to Alaska, former Seattle homicide detective J. P. Beaumont finds himself investigating the murder of middle-aged divorcTe Margaret Featherman aboard a cruise ship, a crime in which the only witness is a hapless Alzheimer's patient. Reprint.
The Statfire Breeze steams its way north toward the Gulf of Alaska, buffeted by crisp sea winds blowing down from the Arctic. Those on board are seeking peace, relaxation, adventure, escape. But there is no escape here in this place of unspoiled natural majesty. Because terror strolls the decks even in the brilliant light of day... and death is a conspicuous, unwelcome passenger. And a former Seattle policeman -- a damaged Homicide Detective who has come to heal from fresh, stinging wounds -- will find that the grim ghosts pursuing him were not left behind ... as a pleasure cruise gone horribly wrong carries him inexorably into lethal, ever-darkening waters.
While accompanying his grandmother and her new husband to Alaska, J.P. Beaumont finds himself investigating the murder of a middle-aged divorcâee aboard a cruise ship, a crime in which the only witness is an Alzheimer's patient.