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TALKING ICE, A Mystery Thriller set in Southern Alaska. The Grand daughter of an area miner inherits several gold claims and searches for the mysterious "Chinese Mine." The Gold Rush is long in the past, but the hunt for gold continues to grow with the price of gold rising even higher. She is willing to work the claims with the limited equipment that the strict regulations allow, but there are those who will do anything for the price that gold will bring. She finds herself in danger and intrigue that she was never prepared to face, only the teachings and training her grandfather passed on to her will get her out of harms way.


TALKING ICE, available at, in paperback and  kindle e books.



Lyra Winter, the Author’s Grandaughter, the character in this Fiction/Adventure, set twenty two years in the future, near the Chinese mine, “Escape Hole.”