Alex Price, a bush pilot during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, is looking forward to a pleasant evening with his old friend and former prospecting partner Stan, and Stan's lovely Athabascan wife Angie. But under his horrified gaze, Stan dies a violent death in the explosion of his vehicle. No fool, Alex perceives a possible threat to Angie. And he's right; assassins are moving right behind him. On the run, Alex and Angie share their grief and their fury, engaging in a deadly game of cat and mouse with no idea who is trying to kill them, or why.
"A retired pilot, Porter writes gracefully about flying in Alaska in his soaring debut, evoking its breathtaking beauty and the joy of traveling across the state in a small plane...The fast pacing and gorgeous scenery hook the reader from the beginning."
Don Porter has built mountaintop radio and TV repeaters in Alaska and earned a full compliment of pilot's licenses. Then, trading snow for sunshine, he spent 10 years in Hawaii as Director of Maintenance for ABC. Deadly Detail is his first novel.