By Sue Henry
DEEP FREEZE DISCOVERYAlaska kingdom Trooper Alex Jensen is confronted with fixing the secret of what turned of pilot Norm Lewis, whose aircraft disappeared six months in the past within the mammoth white wasteland. Even ore difficult is the invention of the damaged hulk of his Cessna, part submerged within the icy waters of the Spring thaw--with the frozen physique of an unidentified lady strapped within the passenger seat. Norm is nowhere to be discovered, and his spouse, Rochelle, a pilot herself, has flown in, not easy to be incorporated within the search.Jensen and Rochelle start their probe, an emotional trek in the course of the forbidding Alaskan wilderness--a path that turns much more ominous as they persist with the fateful course of a guy who has vanished with out a hint, forsaking a package of tricky secrets and techniques, unanswered questions. . .and a few risky connections within the enterprise of homicide.
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He had bought his pickup elsewhere. Somehow he couldn’t quite buy Landreth either, and made no effort toward conversation as they stood together, looking down the bank while Jensen and Rochelle finished their discussion. “I have to know, Alex,” she told him again. “Have a right. ” “I know you’ll wish you hadn’t, Rochelle,” Jensen told her. “But you said he isn’t there. ” “That doesn’t improve the condition of this one. It’s not bloody, it’s bad. Real bad. This one’s been here all winter…in the water and ice.
The cabin itself was satisfying to him, secure and comfortable. Its walls were slowly weathering from the naked yellow-white of stripped logs to a pleasant grayish-tan which softened its appearance and gave it a natural look against the white trunks of a small grove of birch—branches still bare of leaves—and the few dark spruce scattered among them. It was a good place to live, four miles from the nearest neighbor, though the cabin was a little small for the two of them—especially with the sled dogs and puppies Jessie rotated in and out on a regular basis.
He was alive, Alex. It’s the only reason he would leave the plane. He was alive and she was dead, whoever she is. Otherwise he wouldn’t have left her there. ” He shook his head and frowned. “They were flying low, or the bullets wouldn’t have done enough damage to disable the plane…or kill her. An extremely lucky shot. ” He was concentrating on what she could tell SLEEPING LADY / 29 him. She was an intelligent, insightful woman, and her initial observations were valuable. “What do you think about the way he came in?