A Cold Day for Murder: A Kate Shugak Mystery (Hardcover)
It's December in the Park, and a ranger is missing. It's no great loss to the rest of the Park rats, they figure he's stumbled into a snowbank and will re-emerge come breakup, just in time for the ground to thaw and them to bury him. But when the man sent to look for him also disappears, Kate Shugak, ex-investigator for the Anchorage D.A. and Park homesteader, is sent in search of them both.
First in the Kate Shugak series.
About the Author
I was born in Anchorage, Alaska on March 27, 1952, and raised on a 75-foot fish tender in the Gulf of Alaska.She received a B.A. in journalism from the University of Alaska. After graduation she spent one more summer knee-deep in humpies and blew everything she earned on a four-month backpacking trip to Europe. There, she discovered English pubs, German beer and Irish men.She enrolled UAA s MFA program and wrote her published her first novel. Her Kate Shugak series won the Edgar Award for Best New Mystery in 1993. Her 18th book in the series is due out in Feb 2011."
"[A]n enjoyable and well-written yarn."--Publishers Weekly