Close Encounters of the Log-pirates Kind
Huge trees on the property, downed by a freak windstorm, put the two in touch with a logger and his true tales of log pirates. With thievery on the seas never far from their minds and curiosity forever sparking, Will and Michael explore the waters around the Octopus Islands. Investigating a suspicious-looking log-boom in a hidden cove, the sleuths find the tell-tale identification on the ends of the stolen logs and send the incriminating photos home.
Forgetting lessons learned a year ago with money-at-any-price men, the youths fail to notice they are being noticed. Later, motoring out becomes more than a leisurely ride as a boat barrels straight for them. They’re up against log pirates, intent on protecting their secrets, and in this game of chicken, all bets are off …
In A Case of Timber Treachery, Bruce Bradburn once again shares the natural beauty of Quadra and other Discovery Islands and a vital Northwest industry … as well as some of the more seedy characters coldly focused on monetary gain.