Member Blogs > Journey of a BooksellerNo Place for Wolverines by Dave Butler

  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:00:00    Permalink
    Jenny is sent in undercover to check out a proposed ski lodge.  There was a ban against them and then the legislature removed it.  Now there's a proposal for a huge development.  It'll take Jenny home and she can check on her mother so there's a personal benefit, too.  But she has no idea just what she's taking on when she accepts the assignment.

    Dundurn and Edelweiss gave me the opportunity to read this book for review (thank you).  It has been published and you can grab a copy now.

    The first thing she finds is a burnt building where a wolverine researcher was killed.  That's concerning but it should haven't anything to do with the ski lodge, should it?  That's just the beginning of the questions.

    She finds herself caught up in politics, threatened by the ski lodge administrators and her temporary boss, and ends up with her mother being kidnapped and threatened.  She refuses to back down but it just gets more dangerous.

    The worst part is that much of this story sounds like it could be the truth.  There are corrupt people everywhere.  She trusts people she shouldn't.  If the ski lodge goes in, it will kill the wildlife that lives in that area but the lodge is being pushed and the environmental studies take too long.

    Then there is talk of a new highway (right through a pristine forest) and a pipeline accompanying it.  All the investors get excited.  It's getting worse all the time.  Can Jenny stop it?

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