By Dana Stabenow
In A Deeper Sleep, her first novel seeing that Blindfold video game, the stand-alone political mystery that made Dana Stabenow a brand new York occasions 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 lawyer related to the homicide of a tender girl through her husband, a guy named Louis Deem. Deem has been the topic of investigations prior to, and he's by no means been convicted of against the law. yet Kate and her on-again, off-again lover, kingdom trooper Jim Chopin, who arrested Deem, are confident that this time it's varied, and he'll ultimately be punished for his activities. whilst the jury returns a verdict of no longer to blame, Kate and Jim are devastated, and prefer the remainder of the electorate of Niniltna, Alaska, convinced guy has gotten away with homicide. They can't support yet imagine that it's just a subject of time prior to he's within the body for an additional killing. convinced sufficient, a couple of weeks later a capturing leaves useless in an obvious theft. yet this time Kate and Jim have a witness, and they're not likely to enable Louis Deem escape back. Or will he? Dana Stabenow, Edgar Award-winning writer and ny instances bestselling mystery author, provides a gripping page-turner approximately one town's look for justice--at any fee.
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Extra resources for A Deeper Sleep (Kate Shugak, Book 15)
10 That night, a pale-faced young woman with tousled hair appeared at Omichi’s bedside. The woman was soaking wet from head to toe, as though she’d been drenched in water. She made a deep bow, placing her hands squarely on the tatami floor, her demeanor suggesting a servant in a samurai house. Without a word, or any hint of menace, she simply sat there, kneeling in demure silence — but that alone was unimaginably terrifying. Omichi lay there trembling, unconsciously clutching the edge of the quilt, until suddenly she awoke from her nightmare.
Eight years later Doyle succumbed to pressure and resurrected the sleuth. If similar anecdotes about readers’ reactions to the fits and starts of Kidō’s series exist, they unfortunately have not so far been told, for in general Hanshichi has yet to be subjected to the same level of scholarly scrutiny in Japan as Holmes has by “Sherlockians” in Great Britain and around the world. Perhaps the best gauge of the public response to Hanshichi is Kidō’s 1936 essay in Sunday Mainichi entitled Hanshichi shōkai-jō (Introducing Hanshichi), written to answer readers’ frequent queries about Hanshichi’s true identity.
Though of humble status he holds a position of great importance in the government. ” Scold and reason with her as he might, he got nowhere. But then something occurred to him — seemingly incredible, perhaps, but such things were not unheard of in this world. After all, there were several young samurai in service at Obata’s house. And the nearby residences were full of second and third sons 8 ok a moto k i d ō who led idle, dissolute lives. Wasn’t it possible that his sister, who was still very young, had gotten herself into some sort of mess from which she was trying to extricate herself to avoid sullying her good name?