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Head of Zeus
Spoils of the Dead
Spoils of the Dead by Dana Stabenow
 Liam Campbell, 5

'Outstanding ... Rich in details of Alaskan life, history, and archaeology, this fast-paced mystery builds to a satisfying conclusion. Fans will hope they won't have to wait another eight years for Liam's next outing' Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

IT'S A NEW START FOR ALASKA STATE TROOPER LIAM CAMPBELL – BUT THE SAME OLD PROBLEMS.

It's Labor Day in Blewestown, Alaska, and it seems most of the town's thirty-five hundred residents have turned out to celebrate. Not Liam Campbell, though.

He's been in town for about a week when an archaeologist invites Liam out to his dig site. He's on the verge of a momentous discovery, one he says will be well worth the State Trooper's time.

Two days later, the archaeologist is dead, and Liam Campbell is about to learn that he's traded one troubled bush town for another.

Praise for Dana Stabenow:

'Cleverly conceived and crisply written thrillers that provide a provocative glimpse of life as it is lived, and justice as it is served, on America's last frontier' San Diego Union-Tribune
'No one writes more vividly about the hardships and rewards of living in the unforgiving Alaskan wilderness and the hardy but frequently flawed characters who choose to call it home' Publishers Weekly
'If you have in mind a long trip anywhere, including Alaska, this is the book to put in your backpack' Washington Times
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
04 Feb 2021 * 304pp * £18.99 * 9781788549158
REVIEWS
'Rich in details of Alaskan life, history, and archaeology, this fast-paced mystery builds to a satisfying conclusion'
Publishers Weekly
'Some may find it a little 'cosy', but there's no shortage of outlandish local colour'
The Times Crime Club
'If you like your mysteries set in wild and rugged places, look no further than the Alaskan settings employed by Dana Stabenow ... A cosy mystery featuring some well-drawn female characters ... The detail about Alaska, its history, geography and population, which Stabenow packs in is fascinating stuff'
Shots Magazine
'Filled with colorful characters whose contributions make each step of the investigation rich and detailed ... [An] expressive mystery novel'
Foreword
Stabenow's vivid portraits of the Alaskan landscape, along with the Campbell-Chouinard relationship (these are two people besotted with each other), lighten the tone in this smooth, character-driven mystery featuring Alaskan history and culture and the welcome return of Sergeant Campbell'
Booklist
'Over everything towers the wild and mountainous Alaskan landscape, which, having been there myself albeit briefly, I can truthfully describe as literally awesome. Recommended'
Promoting Crime Fiction
'Dana Stabenow proves to be a good guide to the Alaskan landscape in her latest series'
Crime Review
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Nothing Gold Can Stay
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Author
Dana Stabenow
Dana Stabenow
Dana Stabenow was born in Anchorage, Alaska and raised on a 75-foot fishing tender. She knew there was a warmer, drier job out there somewhere and found it in writing. Her first Kate Shugak book, A Cold Day for Murder, received an Edgar Award from the Crime Writers of America. Find her online at stabenow.com
ALSO BY Dana Stabenow
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Silk and Song
The Kate Shugak Investigations
A Cold Day for Murder
Fire and Ice
Death of an Eye
Midnight Come Again
The Singing of the Dead
A Fine and Bitter Snow
A Grave Denied
A Taint in the Blood
A Deeper Sleep
Whisper to the Blood
A Night Too Dark
Though Not Dead
Restless in the Grave
A Fatal Thaw
So Sure of Death
Disappearance of a Scribe
Bad Blood
Less than a Treason
No Fixed Line
Dead in the Water
Nothing Gold Can Stay
A Cold Blooded Business
Better to Rest
Play with Fire
Blood Will Tell
Breakup
Killing Grounds
Hunter's Moon
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