John Straley brings his storytelling abilities to a newlevel in this completely original period crime story.
It’s 1935, and Slip Wilson, rattled by the gruesomeaccidental death of a coworker, has quit his job at a logging camp, hoping tomake a clean start in Seattle. But along the way he rescues a woman and heryoung niece from their car in a ditch, and his life takes a hard turn. Thewoman, Ellie Hobbes, is an anarchist with big dreams—but first, she has to takecare of that pesky dead body in the trunk of her car.
So begins the action that will take Slip, Ellie, herniece, and her noisy yellow bird on a thrilling adventure up the Inside Passagefrom Puget Sound to Alaska.