Mountain Peril: A White Mountains Mystery

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Viking, 2005 - Fiction - 274 pages
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Rising to a height of more than 6,200 feet, New Hampshire’s Mount Washington is the tallest mountain in the northeastern United States. The weather is often horrific, the terrain treacherous. Add a lurking homicidal maniac to this dramatic setting and you can count on one thing: a gripping, action-packed read from Tom Eslick.

When a boy is reported missing on Mount Washing-ton, Will Buchanan—high school science teacher and part-time search-and-rescue volunteer—springs into action. The search takes a surprising turn when Will spots a torn piece of red shirt fluttering on a tree just off the trail. It belongs, he soon discovers, to a woman lying in a shallow grave nearby, the second woman to be found murdered on the mountain in the last month. Is there a connection between the two deaths? As Will and Laurie, his girlfriend and the local sheriff, begin their investigation, they discover something much more sinister was going on than they’d ever imagined. A blend of a brilliantly rendered setting and expert storytelling, Mountain Perilis another exhilarating mystery told with Eslick’s own brand of white-knuckle suspense.

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While searching for a missing boy on New Hampshire's Mt. Washington, science teacher/series protagonist Will Buchanan (Deadly Kin ) discovers the body of a murdered woman--the second victim within a ... Read full review

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Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (2005)

Tom Eslick is an English teacher at a boarding school in Andover, New Hampshire, his home and the area serving as inspiration for his novels. He has been hiking in the White Mountains for more than thirty years. He is also a professional singer and guitar player.

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