Author(s): Dana Stabenow
KATE SHUGAK is a native Aleut working as a private investigator in Alaska. She's 5 foot 1 inch tall, carries a scar that runs from ear to ear across her throat and owns a half-wolf, half-husky dog named Mutt. Resourceful, strong-willed, defiant, Kate is tougher than your average heroine - and she needs to be to survive the worst the Alaskan wilds can throw at her.A TAINT IN THE BLOOD: A daughter hires Kate to clear her mother's name. Twenty years ago, her mother was convicted of arson and murder, of setting fire to the family home while her two sons were inside. One died, and one was maimed. Her daughter has always believed in her innocence. But now her mother is terminally ill, and time is running out...
'An outstanding series.' Washington Post. 'In the crowded field of crime fiction, Kate Shugak is unique.' Michael Connelly. 'If you like mysteries, rich settings and engaging characters let me recommend Dana Stabenow.' Diana Gabaldon.
Dana Stabenow was born in Alaska and raised on a 75-foot fishing boat. Her first Kate Shugak book, A COLD DAY FOR MURDER, received an Edgar Award from the Crime Writers of America.