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Head of Zeus
Spoils of the Dead
Spoils of the Dead Dana Stabenow
 Liam Campbell, 5

'Outstanding ... Rich in details of Alaskan life, history, and archaeology, this fast-paced mystery builds to a satisfying conclusion. Fans will hope they won't have to wait another eight years for Liam's next outing' Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

It's Labor Day in Blewestown, Alaska, and it seems most of the town's thirty-five hundred residents have turned out to celebrate – or to cause trouble. Not Liam Campbell, though. He's checking out the local watering hole in his new town. He's finally made it out of Newenham and is ready for a quiet life with his wife.

He's been in town for about a week when an archaeologist invites him out to his dig site outside of town. He's on the verge of a momentous discovery, one he says will be worth the State Trooper's time.

Two days later, the archaeologist is dead, murdered on his own dig site. And Liam Campbell is about to learn that he's traded one troubled bush town for another.

Praise for Dana Stabenow:


'Cleverly conceived and crisply written thrillers that provide a provocative glimpse of life as it is lived, and justice as it is served, on America's last frontier' San Diego Union-Tribune
'No one writes more vividly about the hardships and rewards of living in the unforgiving Alaskan wilderness and the hardy but frequently flawed characters who choose to call it home' Publishers Weekly
'If you have in mind a long trip anywhere, including Alaska, this is the book to put in your backpack' Washington Times
Head of Zeus * Crime Fiction
04 Feb 2021 * 304pp * £7.99 * 9781788549141
REVIEWS
'Rich in details of Alaskan life, history, and archaeology, this fast-paced mystery builds to a satisfying conclusion'
Publishers Weekly
PRAISE FOR DANA STABENOW:

'A darkly compelling view of life in the Alaskan bush, well laced with lots of gallows humor. Believable and always suspenseful. Who could ask for more?' Sharon Penman.

'One of the strongest voices in crime fiction' Seattle Times.

'Stabenow is blessed with a rich prose style and a fine eye for detail. Outstanding' Washington Post.

'Crime fiction doesn't get much better than this' Booklist.

'For rich, idiosyncratic settings and engaging characters let me recommend Dana Stabenow'
 Diana Gabaldon
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Author
Dana Stabenow
Dana Stabenow
Dana Stabenow was born in Anchorage, Alaska and raised on a 75-foot fishing tender. 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. Find her online at stabenow.com
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Death of an Eye
A Cold Day for Murder
Fire and Ice
Midnight Come Again
The Singing of the Dead
A Fine and Bitter Snow
A Grave Denied
A Taint in the Blood
A Deeper Sleep
Whisper to the Blood
A Night Too Dark
Though Not Dead
Restless in the Grave
A Fatal Thaw
So Sure of Death
Bad Blood
Less than a Treason
No Fixed Line
Dead in the Water
Nothing Gold Can Stay
A Cold Blooded Business
Better to Rest
Play with Fire
Blood Will Tell
Breakup
Killing Grounds
Hunter's Moon
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