Category: Kate Shugak

Fan Letters

[From the vaults, 2011] I’ve had some great fan mail, like the email a woman wrote to say that Breakup made her blow Sprite out of her nose in an airport lounge. But this has got to be my all-time favorite. Jason was doing a book report on Breakup and wrote to ask me…

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And how nice is THAT?!!

Sunday before last, April 7th, thanks to Kate Shugak being the Kindle Daily Deal, this is what the Amazon.UK e-bestseller lists looked like: Kate was holding down #1, #4 and #5 on the paid list and #5 on the free list. Thank you, Amazon.UK, and thank you, UK readers!

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Regional Mystery Q&A

Questions from Robert Hahn in March 2012 for a Publisher’s Weekly article on regional mysteries. Q: Kate Shugak began as an investigator in Anchorage but you’ve really allowed her to cover the whole state in a manner unlike that of any other Alaskan crime fiction writer. How do you manage to encompass such a vast…

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I’ll always be there for you in e. I’d like to always be there for you in print, too.

I’m home now, after a series of blowout events for Bad Blood in Scottsdale, Tempe, Cave Creek, Prescott, Denver, Portland, Mesa, Tucson and Palmer, Alaska. I heard this question almost everywhere I went, at bookstores, libraries, the ASU writers conference, the Tucson book festival: How would I rather you read my novels, in print or…

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Bad Blood’s moment of glory

Here it is, in Sunday’s print edition of the New York Times: The asterisk means I’m tied for 13, with no less than George R.R. Martin. Listen hard, and you can hear my editor chanting, “Printed list! Printed list!” Again, this would not have happened without you, the people who bellied up to the bookstore…

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