While flying over Cape York in 1968, bush pilot Jim McDonnell, discovers more than the wreckage of a World War II aircraft. He discovers the scene of an apparent murder. His subsequent investigation into the history of the aircraft and its crew draws him into an unfamiliar and dangerous world of drugs and crime that endangers his life and the lives of his closest associates. The story alternates between the actions of those involved in the WWII criminal activities and McDonnell's investigations and culminates in a thrilling conclusion with the perpetrators of the wartime crime making a desperate attempt to escape justice.Nonetheless he set out to complete the task and when he finally levered the tyre back onto the rim he was pleasantly ... It was only about six inches deep and presented no problem but McBain took no chances and walked the motorcycle ... providing him with more tyre pressure so as to speak. ... He made a bed of dried grass and sat with his back against a tree trunk whilst he again consulted his chart.
|Title||:||The Fugitive Hour|
|Publisher||:||Nightengale Press - 2006|