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By Garner Buchanan

ISBN-10: 1469953447

ISBN-13: 9781469953441

Alaska Sonata is a vintage secret set for the period of the Nome, Alaska gold rush.

Before the S.S. Victoria completes her spring run to Nome. Stumpy, Andrew Macfarlane, ex wrestler, ship’s detective, and pianist on “Old Vic” needs to peel away layers of misunderstanding and fake ends up in bring the assassin to the captain.

Because of his seems, Stumpy’s shrewdness is mostly underestimated. yet now not by way of Victoria’s captain, Thor Lundstrom. “Storm”, as his team name him, calls for the very unlikely from Stumpy and may get it.

“How can a lifeless guy be killed?” As he walks the seashore of the indian village, Hoonah, Alaska, this question is floated towards Stumpy by way of a girl shaman. very unlikely? Or is it? “You be aware of, or will know,” the shaman keeps, leaving Stumpy scratching his head, really his toupee--”time isn't a line, yet quite a circle.” This complicated enigma is just one of many impossibilities Stumpy faces as ship’s detective aboard the S.S. Victoria as he makes an attempt to plow through the flotsam of lies obscuring the 1st homicide. Then there are more.

Short legged, with hands like an ape, Stumpy offers a gruesome appearance.
He is mocked via the passengers, until eventually they listen him play the piano, and are enthralled through his sensitivity. Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata is his set piece for the 1st type diners, but he cannot make it earlier the 1st flow. gruesome homicide interrupts his functionality.

For aid, Stumpy depends Victoria’s staff: Bobby Burns, purser, alcoholic and petrified of the water; First Mate Smith, a pompous ingratiating boot licker; Matty, ship’s nurse who has ‘seen it all’. She is in love with Stumpy and may do whatever to aid him; As his eyes and ears, Stumpy depends the lads from guidance who're touring to the gold fields of Nome. As excessive in personality as they're low in station they arrive to Stumpy’s rescue.

The Victoria, racing to be the 1st send of the season into Nome, is stopped lifeless within the water. Captain Lundstrom fumes while delays compound delays and strength detours. He desires to provide his detective a few slack, yet cannot.

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