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Breakup by Dana Stabenow
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Exciting. Familiar characters. Comic relief by Alaska spring thaw. Im reading the Kate Shugak series from start to finish; this was the most intriguing--each story enlightens Shugak's Native American roots, along with the difficulty tribal life faces. In the beginning, Kate faces a really bad day and I'm LMAOROF. This isn't really a chick-book...honest! It's a murder mystery wrapped in Alaska lore and executed by an off-the-grid Alaskan woman. Where's #8? ( )
  buffalogr | Dec 1, 2015 |
This is my yearly spring read. ( )
  pjh1984 | Mar 31, 2013 |
Hillarious thriller - yes, that is possible. ( )
  LaurieRKing | Mar 10, 2010 |
Stabenow 7th Kate Shugak mystery, this one leavened by the comic seasonal madness of the spring thaw ( )
  ffortsa | Dec 20, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425162613, Mass Market Paperback)

April in Alaska is the period of spring thaw, what the locals call breakup. For Kate, this year's meltdown brings nothing but mayhem. First, the snow uncovers a dead body near Kate's home. Than a woman is killed in a suspicious bear attack. Kate is drawn further into the destruction of breakup - and into tha path of a murderer...


• Winner of the Edgar Award for her book A Cold Day for Murder
• The next book in the acclaimed Kate Shugak mystery series
• Stabenow's hardcover, Killing Grounds, will be on sale from G.P. Putnam's Sons June 1, 1998

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April in Alaska is the period of spring thaw, what the locals call breakup. For Kate Shugak, this year's meltdown brings nothing but mayhem. She must deal not only with the April 15th deadline for taxes, but also with rampaging bears, family feuds, and finally a jet engine that crashes into her backyard. Then the melting snow uncovers a dead body near Kate's home. Kate is drawn further into the destruction of this year's breakup - and into the path of a cunning murderer.… (more)

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