In the Shadow of the Pyramid
Historical Fiction -- The whaling vessel Niantic picked passengers with Gold Fever off the beaches of Panama in 1849 and took them to San Francisco. The crew jumped ship. Niantic was hauled ashore and planted at the corner of Sansome and Clay as a hotel. Present day, Don Worthy discovers its hulk and claims the right of salvage. The story takes place in the past and present in San Francisco.