By Sue Henry
Iditarod musher Jessie Arnold is being stalked and terrorized via an nameless enemy. First, one among her sled canines is improperly injured in a metal seize and an ominous be aware leaves without doubt that the capture used to be set with malicious rationale. Threatening mobile calls and unsigned messages persist with -- urgent Alaska kingdom Trooper Alex Jensen to induce Jessie to enter hiding whereas he attempts to trace down the resource of the threats. ultimately, a close to deadly vehicle crash convinces Jessie to permit Alex fly her to an remoted island greater than 2 hundred miles away.
There on desolate, windswept Kachemak Bay, Jessie hikes the island trails together with her lead puppy Tank, marveling on the elegance of her solitude. yet in a barren region packed with dangers and hiding locations, she quickly discovers she isn't really by myself. With Alex trying to find a madman 1000s of miles away, Jessie is on her own...playing a perilous video game of conceal and search with a killer.
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Potts came from her office and crossed the room to see what they were examining so closely. “It could be anything,” Jensen said. ” “True. Better find out. Joanne, will you give us permission to open this one envelope? ” “Of course. ” “I’d rather you didn’t touch it before we know. There haven’t been any prints, but you never can tell. ” Using another letter to hold it down, he carefully slit the top of the envelope with an opener she provided, and with the 54 / Sue Henry metal tool lifted out and spread open the single sheet of paper.
As she passed Becker, he glanced at the collection in her hands and stopped short. ” At the sound of his unexpected demand, both she and Alex swung toward him, startled. “What…” she began. ” She held it out in silence, a puzzled expression on her face. Jensen took two or three long steps that brought him close enough to look over Becker’s shoulder at the envelope. Joanne Potts stuck her head around the doorframe to see what was going on in the shop and raised her eyebrows in question. The address label was printed in exactly the same font and size as those Jessie had received.
Becker exclaimed. ” “Not when you consider that it had to be mailed yesterday or the day before,” Jensen returned. Potts leaned forward, both hands on her desk. “This is awful, Alex. ” Jensen thought for a moment before answering. “What would you have done if you got it cold—before we got here to explain? ” “Well, it would have gone to Stan, of course, probably the board. We treat every accusation seriously, so we would have discussed it and made a decision about following up on it. ” “We’d probably have gone to Jessie, checked her kennel and equipment, if she’d let us.