Bad Blood

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Macmillan, Feb 26, 2013 - FICTION - 276 pages
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New York Times bestselling author Dana Stabenow's latest finds Kate Shugak entangled in a bitter tribal rivalry and murder

One hundred years of bad blood between the Alaskan villages of Kushtaka and Kuskulana come to a boil when the body of a young Kushtaka ne'er-do-well is found wedged in a fish wheel. Sergeant Jim Chopin's prime suspect is a Kuskulana man who is already in trouble in both villages for falling in love across the river. But when the suspect disappears, members of both tribes refuse to speak to Jim. When a second murder that looks suspiciously like payback occurs, Jim has no choice but to call in Kate Shugak for help. This time, though, her Park relationships may not be enough to sort out the truth hidden in the tales of tragedy and revenge.


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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

Romeo and Juliet--Alaska style. Chopper Jim is stonewalled when he tries to solve murders invovling two feuding villages and no one will talk. The narration: Marguerite Gavin does a fantastic job ... Read full review

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User Review  - tom471 - LibraryThing

Another satisfying read from Stabenow. This book ends with a cliffhanger. The Shugak series, of which this is book 20,are full of information about Aleutian Indian culture and Alaskan plants and ... Read full review

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DANA STABENOW, New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award–winner, is the author of nineteen previous Kate Shugak novels, four Liam Campbell mysteries, three science-fiction novels, and two thrillers. She was born, raised, and lives in Alaska, where she was awarded the Governor's Award for the Humanities.