The River Killers

The River Killers

eBook - 2011
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Danny Swanson, Department of Fisheries and Oceans employee and ex-fisherman, isn't exactly upset when he's reassigned from a desk job in Ottawa to an at-sea job on the West Coast. His superiors think they're punishing him for his indiscretions, but Danny is pleased to be back on the Pacific, reconnecting with his old fishing buddies. Revisiting his past life, though, is trolling up some old memories, including a troubling incident from ten years ago, when Danny and his crew pulled up a deformed fish. It was young Billy who decided to bring the odd creature to the DFO in Vancouver for examination. Billy and the fish were never seen again. Now, Danny's buddy is on his mind when he stumbles across a photo of the fish in the DFO databases, and suddenly, Danny can't let Billy's disappearance get swept under the rug.

With the help of RCMP Sergeant Louise Karavchuk, Danny starts hauling old histories to the surface and delving into what he starts to believe may be a massive conspiracy. Who can Danny trust in his search for the truth? The organized, well-dressed officials of the DFO? Or his somewhat rowdy and rough-around-the-edges fishing buddies from the past?

Publisher: Victoria, B.C. : TouchWood Editions, 2011
ISBN: 9781926971575
1926971574
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Department of Fisheries and Oceans employee Danny Swanson has been reassigned to the West Coast from Ottawa as punishment for past indiscretions. Once again at sea, memories of his missing friend Billy resurface when he stumbles across a photo of a deformed fish in the D.F.O. database. Danny de... Read More »


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Feb 16, 2012

This was a fascinating book on a highly unusual subject. I loved it and would recommend it to anyone who loves to learn and who enjoys a good mystery!

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