It is said a hundred thousand men (including my grandfather) made their way to the Klondike in search of gold during the The Great Gold Rush of 1896/7. The Klondike Chest tells the story of some of... More > them as they battle against the fickleness and adversity of nature, and the greed of man, hoping to find gold which will banish their poverty.
Ill-prepared, badly advised, under-equipped,and just plain stupid, it's astonishing how many completed the journey which may have included a six hundred mile float down the Yukon River on a home-made raft, or a five hundred mile hike along it banks in mid winter blizzards,carrying enough supplies to last a year.< Less
Two people walking their dog find the body of a young woman newspaper columnist partly buried under the snow in the grounds of Fyling Castle, in Sussex. Detective Chief Inspector‘Foxy’... More > Reynard is called in to investigate and, as his enquiries spread wider and wider, it becomes increasingly apparent there was much more to Rosaleen Sommerton than met the eye. A single child she had, not surprisingly, taken on some of the characteristics of her mother which gave her not only a highly successful business life, but one full of excitement and extravagance. She liked men and had a lot of men friends who indulged her. When she's found dead and Foxy Reynard is set the task of working out who killed her, he's amazed at how many men she seemed to have been 'juggling' at the same time.< Less