The second mystery in the Edgar Award-winning Kate Shugak series set in Alaska, by Dana Stabenow. Kate investigates a brutal killing spree – but one of the crimes doesn't fit the pattern.
The Edgar Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling series by Dana Stabenow set in Alaska. Kate Shugak investigates a brutal murder spree in A Fatal Thaw.
Eleven days ago, Roger McAniff bought himself a new Winchester 30.06 rifle. Ten days ago he went out to test it. Now nine people are dead. But only eight were killed by McAniff...
Stephen Syms. Patrick Jorgensen. Lyle and Lucy Longstaff. Lisa Getty. The Weiss family, John, Tina, and their two children. All slaughtered.
Considering she would have been his final victim, private investigator Kate Shugak almost regrets not killing Roger McAniff. But Lisa Getty was killed by a different rifle. Different rifle, different shooter. And Kate is tasked with tracking this unknown killer down before the case goes completely cold...
Reviewers on Dana Stabenow's Kate Shugak series:
'An antidote to sugary female sleuths: Kate Shugak, the Aleut private investigator.' New York Times
'Crime fiction doesn't get much better than this.' Booklist
'If you are looking for something unique in the field of crime fiction, Kate Shugak is the answer.' Michael Connelly
'An outstanding series.' Washington Post
'One of the strongest voices in crime fiction.' Seattle Times