A Cold Day for Murder (Kate Shugak, Book 1) by Dana Stabenow

By Dana Stabenow

Someplace within the hinterlands of Alaska, one of the thousands of sprawling acres that contain “The Park,” a tender nationwide Park Ranger has long past lacking. whilst the detective despatched after him additionally vanishes, the Anchorage DA’s division needs to flip to their reluctant former investigator, Kate Shugak. Shugak understands The Park simply because she’s of The Park, an Aleut who left her domestic village of Niniltna to pursue schooling, a profession, and the righting of wrongs. Kate’s look for the lacking males will take her from self-imposed exile again to a lifestyles she’d left at the back of, and face-to-face with humans and difficulties she'd was hoping by no means to confront again.

The first novel within the well known Kate Shugak sequence, A chilly Day for Murder proven Dana Stabenow as a brand new voice in Alaskan secret writing, and earned her an Edgar Award.

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