Gold Mountain: A Klondike Mystery
Author: Vicki Delany
Published: April 23, 2012 by Dundurn Press
Series Name: Klondike Gold Rush
Category: Historical, humorous
Main Character: Fiona MacGillivray, Corporal Richard Sterling, Angus MacGillivray
In the summer of 1897, Fiona MacGillivray and her eleven year-old son, Angus, arrive in Vancouver in time to hear the news — gold discovered in the Klondike! Fiona immediately sets off for Skagway, Alaska, intent on opening a theatre. After one encounter with infamous gangster Soapy Smith and his henchman Paul Sheridan, she decides to pursue her ambitions on the other side of the border in Dawson City. As a dying man breathes his last, he passes on to Sheridan a map pointing due north to the fabled Gold Mountain, where hills of gold keep the heat from hot springs contained in a valley as warm as California.