What happens when a 21-year old is left all alone with nearly half a million dollars worth of gold? What happens when the gold is stolen and everybody in town knows who did it, including the cops? What happens when two former police officers become deeply embedded in the drama?
In 1986, a young security guard at a northern Ontario mine is confronted by two men. They know exactly what they want. Gold.
The robbery is the latest in a string of massive gold robberies that have plagued the northern Ontario mining region for more than 100 years. Bootleg Gold Volume Two is the dramatic inside look at a modern day gold robbery; filled with dubious characters, clever police work, and a dramatic conclusion. It’s the perfect companion to Bootleg Gold Volume One that introduced readers to the secretive world of gold thievery, known as highgrading.