The young half-Maori, half-Yankee detective is on a small and elderly Nantucket whaleship in the year 1831. Wiki finds a clubbed body in the blubber hold, and is immediately accused of the crime -- "I hear that Maori warriors kill with clubs in New Zealand," says the first mate darkly. 'Nuff said ...
Can be found: Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine July/August 2008 Issue
Author: Joan Druett
Title: Murder in the Hold
Series: The Wiki Coffin Mysteries
First Published by: Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine
Date: July 2008