The Great Timber Race
By Tim Champlin
The map of America is changing–no less so in the brawling Pacific Northwest, where powerful lumber barons pit their ambition against settlers who’ve staked their lives on land they’ve reclaimed from wilderness.
Now, to expand their empire even further, the timber kings have declared a schooner race to the finish over raw, turbulent ocean. The stakes are a dazzling cache of gold and currency. The interested parties include a gang of hell-burning cut-throats–and Matt Tierney, primed to meet a lusty challenge from the sea. And to even a deadly score on land.