In 1956 a plane bearing mysterious cargo takes off from asmall airport outside Los Angeles and disappears into a raging storm. Nearly sixtyyears later, while flying over the Sierra Nevada, retiredmilitary assassin turned civilian flight instructor and would-be BuddhistCordell Logan catches a glint of sunlight on metal and spots what appears to bean aircraft wreckage. His life will never be the same.
Logan and his beautiful ex-wife, Savannah, plan areconciliation in posh Lake Tahoe. But upon landing in the Ruptured Duck, hisbeloved aging Cessna, Logan agrees to put those plans on hold when he’s askedto help guide a search-and-rescue team to the remote, mountainous crash site.The team finds not only a long-missing airplane, with the mummified remains ofits pilot still at the controls, but something much more recent and far moresinister: the body of a young man, shot to death only hours earlier. Someonehas beaten the rescuers to the site and will clearly stop at nothing to profitfrom what the plane was carrying—including kidnapping and threatening to killSavannah if Logan refuses to help them carry out their getaway plans. With theclock ticking and the love of his life in peril, Logan is drawn into a vexingvortex as personal and potentially deadly as any he’s ever known.
Voodoo Ridge is a fast-paced, adrenaline-fueledthrill ride filled with the kind of unexpected twists, full-throttle action,and wry humor that won Freed’s Flat Spin and Fangs Out, the firsttwo installments in the Cordell Logan mystery series, rave reviews and a legionof loyal fans.