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Death Rides The Zephyr

December 23, 1952. A transcontinental train is stopped cold by an avalanche in a remote Colorado canyon. There's a murderer aboard, one who has already killed, and will kill again unless stopped.

The California Zephyr, with its run from Oakland to Chicago and back, was famous for 21 years for its Vista-Domes, providing a 360-degree view of the spectacular Western scenery. It is a veritable small city on tracks, populated by passengers from all walks of life and a large crew whose duty it is to keep them safe.

Zephyrette Jill McLeod is the passengers' primary point of contact. She's armed for any emergency—with a first-aid kit, a screwdriver, and her knowledge of human nature. But can she figure out a clever plot and stop a ruthless killer?

By Janet Dawson.
Published by John Daniel & Company.
Copyright 2013 Janet Dawson.
226 pages, mystery novel.
5.5" x 8.5" softbound.

About the author:
Janet Dawson has written ten books about Oakland private eye Jeri Howard, including Kindred Crimes, winner of the St. Martin's Press/Private Eye Writers of America contest for Best First PI Novel, and a nominee for several Best First awards. Her most recent Jeri Howard book is Bit Player, which was nominated for a Golden Nugget award for Best California Mystery.
Dawson has also written two stand-alone mystery novels, plus a number of short stories, including a Shamus nominee and a Malcavity winner. A past president of Norcal MWA, she lives in the East Bay region, and works for Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


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