Snowboarding should be fun, especially when you're riding at Colorado's newest ski resort. Elks Run is located in beautiful Summit County. With its aspens, colorful wildflowers, and very tall mountains, it takes your breath away, or, if you aren't careful, your life.
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Dangerous Slopes is a story that underlines a conflict when society chooses pride and greed are chosen over safety and honesty. The result will most likely be a physical, financial, and psychological loss.
Michael Doyle works as a computer consultant and part-time ski/snowboard instructor at Elks Run ski resort. He is struggling with being newly divorced. While women are easy to meet at the resort, he has a dilemma. He still has feelings for his ex-wife.
Mike and Stanley, his trusted basset hound, unravel an unfortunate accident-or was it sabotage by environmentalists as the FBI suspects-on the resort's newest gondola lift.
His friends are helpful, but he is on his own. He readily admits that he isn't Sherlock Holmes; however, with a little luck, anything is possible.
"A former ski and snowboard instructor, Kenneth Janiec again aims his attention at the slopes for his first novel. Janiec sets Dangerous Slopes in the fictional ski town of Elks Run, Colo. When the resort’s newly installed gondola comes crashing down at the apparent hands of a saboteur, Doyle and his basset hound, Stanley, find themselves in the middle of a whodunit. Janiec has the basics of fiction writing down: There’s a solid plot, a fairly plausible crisis and an ultimate resolution. As a technical support engineer with Oracle and the owner of two bassethounds, Janiec clearly writes about what he knows..." - BlueInk Review