By Dana Stabenow
Someplace within the hinterlands of Alaska, one of the hundreds of thousands of sprawling acres that include “The Park,” a tender nationwide Park Ranger has long gone lacking. while the detective despatched after him additionally vanishes, the Anchorage DA’s division needs to flip to their reluctant former investigator, Kate Shugak. Shugak understands The Park simply because she’s of The Park, an Aleut who left her domestic village of Niniltna to pursue schooling, a profession, and the righting of wrongs. Kate’s look for the lacking males will take her from self-imposed exile again to a lifestyles she’d left in the back of, and face-to-face with humans and difficulties she'd was hoping by no means to confront again.
The first novel within the renowned Kate Shugak sequence, A chilly Day for Murder proven Dana Stabenow as a brand new voice in Alaskan secret writing, and earned her an Edgar Award.
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It’s good you’re not a cop, Keller. ” “I kept the pressure on until he went limp. And it would have been the most natural thing to finish the job, you know? Cut off his air a little longer. ” “And I could have left him looking like he had a heart attack and hurt himself when he fell down. Something like that. ” “And overseas as well, for all I know. ’ ” “And suppose one bullet doesn’t do it? ” “And I guess it’s a pretty severe case of suicide if the guy has to shoot himself twice. ” “I stayed with what I’d worked up while I was waiting for him to come home.
There would be other people in Hirschhorn’s office, and then he’d have to ride down on the elevator and fetch the car from where he’d parked it. He exited the lobby, walked around for twenty minutes, then collected his car and drove over the bridge into Indiana. He rode around long enough to get lost and straightened out again, then stopped at a convenience store to top up the gas tank and use the phone. “This fellow I’ve got to see,” he said. ” 26 L AW R E N C E B L O C K “We know the name of his damn dog,” Dot said.
He drove back to Kentucky, then out to Norbourne Estates and Winding Acres Drive. He passed Hirschhorn’s house and couldn’t tell if anyone was home. He circled the block and parked where he could keep an eye on the place. On his way there he’d seen school buses on their afternoon run, and, shortly after he parked and killed the engine, one evidently made a stop nearby, because kids in ones and twos and threes began to show up on Winding Acres Drive, walking along until they either turned down side streets or disappeared into houses.
A Cold Day for Murder (Kate Shugak, Book 1) by Dana Stabenow