A young Alexandria was swept away by Jake McKenzie and Prohibition's underworld. Alex thrilled when running illegal whiskey between Canada and Washington State until Antonio, head of the Italian Mafia intent on taking over the Northwest Territory, began to pursue her. Then excitement turned perilous. Decades later, details of Antonio's murder still haunt Alex. And Jean, the college student Alex hires as summer help, finds herself caught in the danger still surrounding Antonio's death. Steeped with research of Northwest bootlegging during Prohibition, Whiskey Cove portrays the tumultuous times of unquenched demand for booze and the law that worked both sides.