The Hunt for DB Cooper’s Loot Part 4

Previously, in Parts One, Two, and Three, young reporter Bev Wikowski shows up at a bar looking for a loutish quote. Instead, she happens upon Andy O’Brien, who claims to be pals with the infamous hijacker DB Cooper. Cooper, says O’Brien, wants him to round up a posse to go dig up the loot he […]

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The Hunt for DB Cooper’s Loot Part III

Young reporter Bev Wikowski happens upon a man who claims to know where the infamous hijacker DB Cooper buried his loot. He’s got a half dozen patrons at the Spar Pole Saloon enthralled with the tale of the missing $200,000–but is he a nutcase? Bev takes out a cigarette and settles in with the group. […]

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The Hunt for DB Cooper’s Loot Pt. 2

Looking for a community reaction quote regarding a high school basketball star, young reporter Bev Wikowski enters a local tavern. In a corner, the bulk of the patrons surround a bearded man who says he knows where the infamous hijacker DB Cooper buried his loot. Bev decides to keep her occupation secret and to listen, […]

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The hunt for DB Cooper’s Loot

On a cold overcast night the day before Thanksgiving in 1972, a young reporter named Beverly Wikowski walks into the Spar Pole Saloon. All she wants is a quote from a male chauvinist pig. She has no idea that she’ll end up on a quest to find the extorted loot of the infamous skyjacker DB […]

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DB Cooper’s loot found! (Well, some of it…)

I’m almost twenty thousand words into the second draft of Cooper’s Loot. In this literary suspense novel, a young reporter joins an odd group of characters searching for ransom money stolen by the infamous airline hijacker DB Cooper. In real life, a boy raking sand on the Columbia River found some of that cash more than […]

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Who Is DB Cooper–for real?

Today is the 46th anniversary of the notorious DB Cooper hijacking. But who was DB Cooper–for real? My first DB Cooper blog post revealed that DB Cooper was the name given to the only individual whose hijacking of a U.S. jetliner was never solved.  According to a Wikipedia article, the FBI investigated many suspects, including […]

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What happened to DB Cooper’s Loot?

DB Cooper–mention that name and folks who were around in the 1970s know you’re talking about the only airline hijacking in U.S. history that to this very day remains unsolved. We’re nearing the 45th anniversary of this mysterious event, which took place November 24, 1972, the day before Thanksgiving. On a Northwest Orient Airline flight […]

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