Frank Mattituck and his friend Alaska State Trooper Todd Benson are at odds over who killed poaching halibut fisherman Ned Simmons. A friend of both Mattituck and Benson is the prime suspect, and Todd carries out his investigation accordingly, causing a rift in his and Mattituck's growing partnership. Monica Castle gets involved, representing the accused, and soon discovers there is a long line of people with plenty of motive to kill the surly old fisherman. Suddenly, the case is wide open, and the resulting pandemonium spins them all in a dizzying whodunit as they try to figure out who brought the despised poacher to his end.
About The Frank Mattituck Series: Alaska charter boat captain Frank Mattituck had established a tranquil fishing life that allowed him to keep the haunting of his past at bay. He had a successful business and a solitary personal life that provided him control over his world. That is, until his sense of justice was awakened by the murder of a close friend and his solitude was broken by the rekindling of his relationship with Monica Castle. No longer able to hide from the world, Mattituck finds himself assisting State Trooper Todd Benson track down killers and criminals in Alaska, forming a unique crime-fighting duo.