Updated: Mar 6
The Alaskan Adventures of Percy Hope - Book 2
TO BE PUBLISHED MARCH 20TH 2021
It’s 1898, and one of history’s most abundant gold discoveries has shaken awake the desolate
city of Cape Nome, Alaska. This monumental find by John Brynteson, Jafet Lindeberg, and Erik
Lindblom earns them the moniker of the Three Lucky Swedes.
News of their good fortune spreads swiftly, and by the summer of 1900, tens of
thousands of dreamers trek over land and by sea to the mines surrounding Anvil Creek and upon
the Bering Sea beaches, where gold deposits pepper the soft sands.
Cape Nome chronicles the continuing adventures of Percy Hope, following his exploits
two years earlier in Hope City. Percy, now a journalist for William Randolph Hearst’s San
Francisco Examiner, is sent on assignment to Nome to report on the next great stampede.
Along the way, Percy encounters and befriends the legendary gunman Wyatt Earp and his
spirited wife, Josephine, as well as an assemblage of amusing, disarming, and sinister characters,
including a sea monster known as the Qalupalik.
Cape Nome is a riveting story of betrayal, murder, kidnapping, and government
conspiracies, all of which form the backdrop for Percy Hope’s struggle to uncover the truth in a
world poisoned by greed, deceit, and lies.