About the Book
When the first snow of early winter-the "termination dust"-starts to fall, Jim Hampton discovers a prospector's diary from the 1800s. The rugged outdoorsman is arrested for the gruesome slaying of a controversial ex-Senator.
Alaska is a great place to visit... and a bad place to die It is said that when the first snow of early winter--the "termination dust"--starts to fall, it's time for visitors to leave Alaska's wonders behind. For some, it's already too late. Jim Hampton's Yukon vacation takes a turn for the worse when he discovers a prospector's diary from the 1800s. And it dies when the rugged outdoorsman is arrested for the gruesome slaying of a controversial ex-Senator. But Alex Jensen isn't convinced of Hampton's guilt. And the dedicated state trooper is ready to track the bitter truth through the treacherous snows of the Yukon wilderness--and in the pages of a mysterious, hundred-year-old journal, which describes crimes remarkably similar... and deadly.