It’s a misty night on Puckachee Mountain high in the Alleghenies. A violent storm has cut power and rendered roads nearly impassable.
Then a young professor’s body is found under a fallen power line…with bite wounds in her skull.
This is another fascinating West Virginia mystery, calling on the wits of detective
Josh Draper and his alluring assistant Annie McBride.
What caused the death? Could it be the famed eastern cougar, thought to be extinct?
Surrounded by a host of characters, all with a vested interest in the case, Josh and Annie
must sort through clues and prevent further deaths on the fabled mountain.
With his characteristic high-powered prose and West Virginia voice, novelist Henry D. Smith gives us a dark whodunit. You’ll be stumped and surprised and never feel safe, until the final unexpected twist.