Author(s): John Rosanowski
This is a mystery novel set in Reefton, the boom town of the West Coast gold rushes, in 1877. Suspiciously, a naive young police constable is left in charge of the town over the Christmas and New Year period. How will he handle a rising spate of criminal activity and several murders?
John Rosanowski has written articles on West Coast history for magazines, newspapers and the NZ Journal of History. Author of A History of the West Coast; "Bottled Lightning," the Reefton Electric Light; and Treachery Road, a Historical Goldfields Murder Mystery.