Salvage - Dundurn

Salvage

Published August 2016

Description

2017 International Thriller Writers Award — Shortlisted, Best Paperback Original Novel
Phillip Scarnum must employ his cunning and seamanship to stay alive and out of prison in this fast-paced, gritty thriller.

Phillip Scarnum is sailing along Nova Scotia’s South Shore when he finds an abandoned lobster boat smashed on the rocks. He risks his life to haul it in, hoping to collect a big salvage fee, but before he can cash in, a fisherman’s body full of bullet holes washes up on a nearby beach. The Mounties seize Scarnum’s prize and start asking tricky questions about how well he knows the fisherman's wild widow. Scarnum needs to find out what happened on the boat, but as soon as he starts to investigate, some heavily armed Mexican drug runners show up, looking for 100 kilos of missing cocaine. Scarnum needs to keep a step ahead of the police and the gangsters if he wants to stay alive and out of prison and get the salvage fee that’s coming to him.

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Stephen Maher

Stephen Maher is an award-winning political reporter and columnist based in Ottawa. Salvage is his second novel.

Book Details

Paperback
August 2016
5x8 in
248 pp
9781459734517
ePub
August 2016
-
248 pp
9781459734531