A woman is missing on Nootka Islanda densely wooded and remote region on the Pacific Northwest coastand retired cop Dan Connor is pulled into the search to find her.
At first, a large pool of blood and a vandalized totem pole are the only clues Dan has to go on. When he unexpectedly spies Walker paddling up to shore, Dan learns that his Native friend has ties to this small community, and recruits him to help.
Walker’s tracking skills point the search in the right direction, but when a boy’s lifeless body is found, Dan and Walker realize that something more menacing is afoot. The two men, each from very different cultures, combine their skills and resources to launch a manhunt for a kidnapper and a killer.
An enthralling and suspenseful thriller, Black Tide Rising will have you obsessively turning pages until its exhilarating conclusion.
R.J. McMillen has spent over 30 years sailing the Pacific Northwest on a 36-foot sailboat she and her husband built, visiting the remote coastal communities her family worked at in the early 1900s. Black Tide Rising is her second mystery. Find out more about the Dan Connor mystery series at RJMcMillen.com.