Category: Kate Shugak

He believed that secret operatives working on behalf of the U.N. had put directions in invisible ink on the backs of all government highway signs, readable only by U.N. troops wearing special government-issue goggles.

Excerpt from Hunter’s Moon, the ninth Kate Shugak novel: The nearest neighbor to the gold mine was a man named Crazy Emmett who lived in a cabin on a tiny lake five miles away. Crazy Emmett, an ex-history teacher from West High School in Anchorage, had retired at his earliest possible date of eligibility and…

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“You kind of wonder how they held their heads up under all that weight.”

From Play With Fire, the fifth Kate Shugak novel: The mammoth’s tusks spiraled up from the display, graceful in spite of their mass, nearly full curls of fossil ivory.  “You kind of wonder how they held their heads up under all that weight.” “Make you feel kind of insignificant, don’t they?” Kate said.  “That something…

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