Bad blood dana stabenow the alaskan villages of kushtaka and kuskulana sit across the river from each other. Stabenow is at work on a new shugak book, and is taking unequivocal charge of her career. Why did you take a break from your series to write a thriller, and how does it feel to return to the kate shugak series. Shes 5 foot 1 inch tall, carries a scar that runs from ear to ear across her throat and owns halfwolf, halfhusky dog named mutt. Dana stabenow books list of books by author dana stabenow. Kate shugak, a native alaskan exda investigator, who lives on a 160acre homestead in a generic national park in alaska with her halfwolf, halfhusky d. In dana stabenows strongest novel to date, aleutian p. I was raised on a fish tender in the gulf of alaska, and i knew there had to be a warmer, drier job out there somewhere. A kate shugak novel kate shugak novels book 20 kindle edition by stabenow, dana. Her 2011 kate shugak mystery, though not dead, received the 2012 nero award.
Danas latest mystery series, written from 1998 to 2000, helped push her career along after the kate shugak series. Kate shugak, a native alaskan exda investigator, who lives on a 160acre homestead in a generic national park in alaska with her halfwolf, halfhusky dog named mutt. Under no circumstances should you buy this book, whisper to the blood, if this is the first time you have encountered author dana stabenow, her alaskan heroine kate shugak and shugaks anthropomorphic dog mutt. The kate shugak series is quite expansive, having started in 1992 with a cold day for murder, with a new novel being released annually ever since with the exception of a break between 2004 and 2007. Buy though not dead kate shugak mysteries by dana stabenow isbn.
And thats why im loving dana stabenow s kate shugak series set in alaska. Though not dead a kate shugak investigation book 18 ebook. My crime reading book group recently introduced me to the joys of dana stabenows kate shugak investigates series. Breakup kate shugak mysterydana stabenow dana stabenow on amazon. This is the sixteenth book in her kate shugak mystery series set in alaska.
There has been a lot of talk about a television series based on the kate shugak series of novels. Dana stabenow is the author of the bestselling kate shugak series, which. Whisper to the blood a kate shugak investigation book 16. Furies of calderon is the first in jim butchers sixbook codex alera series. No fixed line a kate shugak investigation book 22 ebook. Did you always envision kate shugak as a series character. A cold day for murder kate shugak novels book 1 ebook. No fixed line 22 a kate shugak investigation 9781788549110. Dana stabenow, in restless in the grave, now pairs two of her most popular characters and alaskan natives in one story now private investigator kate shugak and alaska state trooper liam campbell star in restless in the grave. Butcher picks up the lost ninth legion and sets it down on the planet carna, along.
Dana stabenow was born in anchorage, alaska on march 27, 1952, and raised on a 75foot fish tender in the gulf of alaska. Breakup kate shugak mysterydana stabenow dana stabenow on. Well, dana stabenow s whisper grabbed my attention and didnt let go for quite a while. Midnight come again a kate shugak investigation book 10. But beyond the mystery driving the plot, one of the main pleasures of the kate books is the community that we come to. And here is a brand new as of january 17, 20 map for you, courtesy of the genius of dr. She can also boast of her nero award, received in 2012 for though not dead, another book in the kate shugak mystery series. Bad blood a kate shugak investigation book 20 ebook. Hilarious, heartbreaking and oh so real, this isnt just a story about a cowboy and the cowboying way of life, its about a strict code and living up to it especially when it aint easy, its about the settling of the american west, and its about.
The complete series list for a kate shugak mystery dana stabenow. Dana stabenow is an american author of mystery, suspensethriller and scifi novels. See all books authored by dana stabenow, including a cold day for murder, and a fatal thaw, and more on. Kate shugak is a native aleut working as a private investigator in alaska. A kate shugak novel kate shugak novels dana stabenow on. Dana s latest mystery series, written from 1998 to 2000, helped push her career along after the kate shugak series. The next instalment in dana stabenows atmospheric, awardwinning alaskan. These include the edgar awards in 1994, and an award for her newest kate shugak mystery book, the nero award, in 2012. Midnight come again a kate shugak investigation book 10 kindle edition. In 2011, stabenow wrote on her blog an informative article about her childhood reading experiences and how these influenced her to write detective novels. These include the edgar awards in 1994, and an award for her newest kate. Its been four years since dana stabenow brought us a new kate shugak mystery. Cherie northon, cartographer extraordinaire of mapping solutions.
Kate largely interacts with the aleuts indigenous people to the area and sometimes with the eskimos of alaska. In dana stabenow s latest in her new york times bestselling kate shugak series, a century old ledger and map point to a treasure that looks primed for the taking if not for all the people who start turning up dead in search of it. Its a lucky thing that kate shugak is, as her sweetie jack morgan points out, a renaissance woman who can shoot, guide, survive in the alaskan bush, and bring murderers to justice, since shell need all those skills and more to handle the biggame hunting party george. She graduated from seldovia high school in 1969 and put herself through college working as an egg grader, bookkeeper and expediter for whitneyfidalgo seafoods in anchorage. Buy killing grounds a kate shugak investigation by dana stabenow isbn. A good short kate shugak book, that i missed when it was new. As stabenow is a native of alaska, her series is set there. Killing grounds kate shugak series stabenow, dana, gavin, marguerite on. See the complete kate shugak series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading bad blood. Except for the break in between the fourteenth and fifteenth books in the series that saw no books come out in either the year 2005 or the year 2006, a novel has been released once a year. Her book a cold day for murder won an edgar award in 1994. Dana has won several awards for her bestselling books. Sad to say i only read 60% of it, went to pick up kindle to.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. I was very very disappointed in the ending because, although i want to know what happens to the characters, i am miffed at. The collected short stories by dana stabenow mike finn. Everyone gave this a glowing write up and i so wanted to like, it was a different author and a different setting. It was followed by two other science fiction books.
Stabenow was born in anchorage, alaska and raised on a 75foot fish tender in the gulf of. Dana stabenow was born in anchorage and raised on 75foot fish tender in the gulf of alaska. Her first kate shugak mystery, a cold day for murder, won the edgar award. Its fishing season, and kate shugak is working with old sam aboard the fish tender freya when cal meany floats up dead. However, the project hasnt been permanently shelved. Shes won an edgar award and a nero award for books in the kate shugak series, and in 2007 she was named alaska artist of the year in the governors awards for the arts and humanities. Having read all of the kate shugak series, i was a little miffed to find that some of the events in the twentieth book are triggered by kates actions in a short story i hadnt read. The creator of alaskan park ranger kate shugak killing grounds, 1997, etc. Forest service administrator who knows my love of the outdoors and my oftstated wish to go to alaskarecommended her kate shugak series.
I am a dana stabenow fan, and a fan of her kate shugak character. I bought this book as it was a kindle daily deal and i had heard great things about the series. Kate shugak is hired by charlotte mauravieff to clear her mothers name. I simply disappeared between the covers of this book. Things we do in there are just about anything you can do in real life.
Finn grant died when the engine of his plane was sabotaged. Every time somebody asks me about my favorite mystery authors, dana stabenow tops the list. Dana stabenow is the author of the bestselling kate shugak series, which includes midnight come again, the singing of the dead, and bad blood, and the liam campbell series. In 2007 stabenow was named alaska artist of the year in the governors awards for the arts and humanities. I bought the collection because i wanted to see how dana stabenow handles the short story form and i wanted to know more about kate shugak. Heres the summary of less than a treason two thousand people go missing in alaska every year. If i had been smart enough to see a cold day for murder as the first in a series that would last 19 books read more pw private eye interview. Together with the setting in alaska, a place i could only just about place on the world map before, its reinvigorated my reading pleasure.
This is also a virtual meetup group that gathers in 3d world on fridays, saturdays and sundays at 8. Stabenow is from alaska, where her books are often set. Shes won an edgar award and a nero award for books in the kate shugak series, and in 2007 she was named alaska artist of the year in the governors awards for the arts and. Killing grounds kate shugak, book 8 by dana stabenow. A number of years back, there was a television commercial that said, if you want to get someones attention, whisper. She knew there was a warmer, drier job out there somewhere. Stabenow was born in anchorage, alaska and raised on a 75foot fish tender in the gulf of alaska. Kate shugak series 22 primary works 35 total works kate shugak, a native alaskan exda investigator, who lives on a 160acre homestead in a generic national park in alaska with her halfwolf, halfhusky dog named mutt. In 1991 dana stabenow, born in alaska and raised on a 75foot fishing trawler, was offered a three book deal for the first of her kate shugak mysteries. Kate finds herself involved in a murder investigation after a body is found near her homestead and, through the guidance of her aleut grandmothers spirit, she assumes the role of clan leader and takes on major responsibilities to help her people. Well, dana stabenows whisper grabbed my attention and didnt let go for quite a while. Posted on april 29, 2017 updated on april 27, 2017. A cold day for murder 1992 1993 edgar award for best paperback. Kate shugak, the aleut private investigator new york times.
The kate shugak series kate shugak is an aleut who lives on a 160acre homestead in a generic national park in alaska. Again, it has so many aspects to endear the reader who wouldnt want mutt as their best friend. She was born, raised, and lives in alaska, where she was awarded the governors award for the humanities. I am reading the kate shugak series from the start, and this is the latest book ive read. Her book a cold day for murder won an edgar award in 1.
Her first kate shugak mystery, a cold day for murder, won the edgar. The kate shugak book series by dana stabenow includes books a cold day for murder, a fatal thaw, dead in the water, and several more. In 1992, the first in the series, a cold day for murder, received an edgar. Though not dead a kate shugak investigation book 18. A guide to cozy mystery and other favorite books, movies, and tv. Posted on november 25, 2016 updated on november 18, 2016. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The 20th shugak book inspired my firstever attempt at writing to an author, mainly to give her holy hell for ending the series. The kate shugak mystery series in order dana stabenow.
Twenty years ago, her mother was convicted of setting fire to the family home and killing one of her two sons, both inside the house at the time. Dana stabenows a fine and bitter snow, my first book by the author, almost gets thumbsup from me. This book is slow with a lot of revenge aspects about it. We deliver the joy of reading in 100% recyclable packaging with free. Killing grounds by dana stabenow buried under books. I was smart enough not to send it because theres good news for me and my fellow addicts, a. Fans will hope this series goes on forever publishers weekly. The first entry in the kate shugak series, a cold day for murder, won an edgar award. Kate shugak stars in her very own series of mystery novels that is written by award winning author dana stabenow. Minotaur books, february 20 one hundred years of bad blood between the villages of kushtaka and kuskulana come to. Breakup kate shugak novels book 7 and millions of other books are available for instant access. Edgaraward winning author dana stabenow is bestknown for her kate shugak novels, but the unifying protagonist of almost all her writingbe it crime, fantasy, horror, or science fictionis alaska. Kate shugak is a fictional character who is featured in a series of mystery novels by american author dana stabenow.1051 713 1179 1515 28 1469 410 979 974 376 743 1232 1617 1500 224 1279 645 1539 1393 1295 633 598 1143 39 284 1282 605 1014 1516 635 429 1580 342 367 1297 731 340 1499 252 1276 584 1043 1266 699 1190