Henry has hit rock bottom. A fifty-year old mystery could save him - or finish him off.
Henry Lysyk's life is a mess.
With his marriage over and his accounting career marred by scandal, he retreats to the anonymity of a rented suite in a house shared with strangers. But the trail of a decades-old crime leads a murderous treasure hunter to his doorstep, and Henry is baffled by his neighbors' cover-up.
An unexpected visit from his adventure-hungry niece, Frieda, further complicates Henry's efforts to lay low. With his houseguest refusing to stay away from the danger, Henry's terrified they're about to expose secrets someone would kill to protect. Not knowing who to trust, they must choose which parts of the past to uncover, and which to leave buried.
A real-life ransom, a shadowy past, unlikely allies, and ruthless murder. Can Henry unravel this cold case before he and Frieda become its next victims?
Crossing fiction with a dash of true crime, Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mysteryis Byron TD Smith's clever "What if..." solution to the most captivating unsolved heist of the twentieth century.
About the Author Smith, Byron Td: - Byron TD Smith lives on Vancouver Island. He writes mysteries when he isn't accounting, motorcycling, or rambling in the coastal forest. He loves the smell of old books and coffee, and the sound of new wave music from 1987. The location of his secret underwater base remains undiscovered to this day. Windfall: A Henry Lysyk Mystery is his debut novel.