The Weatherman's Daughters
Two daughters of a Portland weatherman have been killed for no apparent reason and John and his partner are called from their remote cabins to investigate. But for once John is stumped. This is a trail he can't seem to follow.
- Hardback | 304 pages
- 147.3 x 217.4 x 25.9mm | 544.32g
- 01 Jul 2003
- St Martin's Press
- New York, United States
About Richard Hoyt
Richard Hoyt, a graduate of the University of Oregon, is a former fellow of the Washington Journalism Center and holds a Ph.D. in American studies from the University of Hawaii. He served as U.S. army counterintelligence agent, wrote for daily newspapers in Honolulu, and was a stringer for "Newsweek "magazine. He taught journalism at the University of Maryland and at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Or. Hoyt is the author of the John Denson mysteries, the James Burlane thrillers and numerous other novels of adventure, espionage and suspense including two under the pseudonym of Nicholas van Pelt. In researching and writing in more than two dozen countries in Europe, Latin America, and Asia, he has ridden trains across the Soviet Union and riverboats down the Amazon. He now lives in the Philippines.
"Hoyt's offbeat characters are a treat, and his dialogue can be woodsy without lapsing into parody. He teeters on the brink of Hemingway-speak occasionally but keeps his plot rolling along. This is Northern Exposure in a shoulder holster."