By Dana Stabenow
In A Deeper Sleep, her first novel considering that Blindfold video game, the stand-alone political mystery that made Dana Stabenow a brand new York instances bestseller, Stabenow returns to the preferred and award-winning Kate Shugak sequence. Kate, a personal investigator, has been engaged on a case for the Anchorage District legal professional regarding the homicide of a tender girl via her husband, a guy named Louis Deem. Deem has been the topic of investigations sooner than, and he's by no means been convicted of a criminal offense. yet Kate and her on-again, off-again lover, country trooper Jim Chopin, who arrested Deem, are confident that this time it's diversified, and he'll ultimately be punished for his activities. while the jury returns a verdict of no longer in charge, Kate and Jim are devastated, and prefer the remainder of the electorate of Niniltna, Alaska, definite guy has gotten away with homicide. They can't aid yet imagine that it's just a topic of time earlier than he's within the body for one more killing. certain adequate, a number of weeks later a taking pictures leaves lifeless in an obvious theft. yet this time Kate and Jim have a witness, and they're unlikely to allow Louis Deem escape back. Or will he? Dana Stabenow, Edgar Award-winning writer and ny instances bestselling mystery author, offers a gripping page-turner approximately one town's look for justice--at any fee.
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