Miss Zukas and the Stroke of Death(1995)
(The third book in the Miss Zukas series)
A novel by Jo Dereske
All of Bellehaven is looking forward to the Snow to Surf Race, an 85-mile relay from the mountains to the shores of Washington Bay. Helma Zukas's history as an avid canoeist makes her an ideal competitor. Meanwhile, Helma's best friend has become a murder suspect. And oddly enough, the canoeing races proves crucial when Helma discovers the clue to the killer's identity while running it.
Used availability for Jo Dereske's Miss Zukas and the Stroke of Death
December 1995 : USA Mass Market Paperback
March 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition