Dana Stabenow was born in Alaska and raised on a 75-foot fishing boat. She knew there was a warmer, drier job out there somewhere and found it in writing. Her first Kate Shugak book, A Cold Day for Murder, received an Edgar Award from the Crime Writers of America.
'Stabenow is blessed with a rich prose style and a fine eye for
detail. An outstanding series' * Washington Post *
'One of the strongest voices in crime fiction' * Seattle Times *
'An antidote to sugary female sleuths: Kate Shugak, the Aleut private investigator' * New York Times *