Alaska Deadly


Author:J.L. Askew

  • Publisher: Covenant Books
  • Publication Date: September 27, 2023
  • Number of Pages: 380
  • ISBN-10: 1685268854
  • ISBN-13: 978-1685268855
  • ASIN: B0BZB4R54X

Alaska Deadly by J.L. Askew is a mesmerizing crime mystery set in the Alaskan wilderness. It blends elements of suspense, supernatural intrigue, and intricate character dynamics. The story follows novice private investigator Race Warren as he moves from Tennessee to Alaska on what initially appears to be a routine missing person case. However, Warren soon finds himself embroiled in a web of danger and deception, facing off against Russian crime syndicates, supernatural forces, and the rugged, remote Alaskan landscape.

The vivid setting and atmospheric writing characterize the book. Askew's descriptive prose brings the Alaskan wilderness to life, immersing readers in the rugged beauty and unforgiving terrain of the Last Frontier. Each location, from dive bars to remote mountain compounds, feels authentic and meticulously crafted. The book's action sequences are powerful, injecting bursts of adrenaline-fueled excitement into the slower-paced mystery scenes. From intense gunfights to harrowing chases through the wilderness, these moments of conflict move the story forward and keep readers on the edge of their seats. The novel features a wide cast of characters, including Race Warren, Dr. Dunbar, and Detective Roberts, with multiple viewpoints. The various narrative threads intertwine as the story progresses, leading to a satisfying payoff in the final chapters. Thanks to the excellently crafted dialogues, Askew's extraordinary storytelling infuses the writing with pulsating drama, and the vivid imagery absorbs readers. The character of Race Warren is exceptionally well-crafted, embodying the archetype of the determined investigator with a sense of authenticity and depth. Alaska Deadly is a compelling and atmospheric crime thriller that will appeal to fans of the genre. With its unique setting, strong character development, and pulse-pounding action, J.L. Askew's debut novel will keep readers hooked.

Reviewed By: Franklin Bauer

Reviewed Date: May 8, 2024


Thriller, Suspense & Mystery