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When Private Eye John Denson is sent to the town of Sixkiller, Washington, it seems to be a straight-forward investigation.The Harkenriders have been found with fifty marijuana plants on their property, and they claim they have no idea how they gotMoreWhen Private Eye John Denson is sent to the town of Sixkiller, Washington, it seems to be a straight-forward investigation.The Harkenriders have been found with fifty marijuana plants on their property, and they claim they have no idea how they got there.John’s attention is momentarily distracted from his investigation, however, when he meets the beautiful ornithologist Jenny MacIvar on his drive into Sixkiller.She’s there to perform a controversial endangered owl count, one which sets out to prove that the surrounding forests should be protected from the logging which employs many of the locals.Jenny’s also on the trail of an owl killer, determined to find out who wrung the endangered creature’s neck, and why.John finds himself in the midst of a turf war between the loggers and the environmentalists, and things are rapidly getting nasty.When Jenny’s body turns up in the river, a shotgun-hole through her chest, John suspects there’s more to her apparently senseless murder than meets the eye.Could the Harkenrider case, the MacIvar murder and the strange killing of an endangered owl all somehow be linked?And can John find out what – or who – is at the root of Sixkiller’s troubles before anyone else gets hurt?‘Flight of Death’ is a witty murder mystery with a masterful plot that will keep you reading until the final page. It was previously published as ‘Whoo?’Praise for Richard Hoyt:“Hoyt has a fresh, invigorating style that grabs the reader immediately. He is a master” – The New York Times“Dick Hoyt…is one of the hottest mystery and suspense novelists to come down the gun barrel in a decade…There are few writers today so consistently and eminently readable” – Oregon magazine“John Denson, private eye, qualifies as one of the lustiest, nastiest, least philosophical, and maybe brightest – eventually – in the trade” – Los Angeles TimesRichard Hoyt has a B.S. and M.S. in journalism from the University of Oregon and a PhD in American studies from the University of Hawaii. He was a fellow in national and international editing and reporting at the Washington Journalism Center. He served as a counterintelligence agent for the U.S. Army before becoming a reporter for both the morning and afternoon daily newspapers in Honolulu- he was also the Honolulu correspondent for Newsweek magazine. He later taught journalism and writing courses at the University of Maryland and at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.Endeavour Press is the UKs leading independent digital publisher. For more information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at www.endeavourpress.com. Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks. Follow us on Twitter: @EndeavourPress and on Facebook via http://on.fb.me/1HweQV7. We are always interested in hearing from our readers. Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.