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A Deeper Sleep

A Kate Shugak Novel

By Dana Stabenow

A Deeper Sleep
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  • Hardcover: Jan 2007,
    272 pages.
    Paperback: Jan 2008,
    352 pages.

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Edgar Award–winning author and New York Times bestselling thriller writer, delivers a gripping page-turner set in Alaska

A Deeper Sleep is the fifteen volume in the Kate Shugak series, so the series is likely to be familiar to many readers at this point. However, the nature of series such as this is that unless the author becomes a seriously heavy-weight household name there are always far more people who have yet to discover her than already know her; and the absence of such a prolific and well-thought of author from BookBrowse's lists was something that needed to be rectified!

The fifteenth installment has been a surprisingly long time coming - after turning out at least one book a year between 1992 and 2004, Stabenow took a 2 year hiatus to work on her first standalone novel, Blindfold Game (2006), a rip-roaring sea-going adventure/political thriller, which launched her on to the New York Times bestseller list for the ...

*The Aleut are the indigenous people of the Aleutian Islands, a chain of more than 300 small volcanic islands, with 57 active volcanoes, that form an arc westward from the Alaska Peninsula which are mostly connected together by a ferry system known as The Alaska Marine Highway. Most of the archipelago is in Alaska, but a few of the most western islands are part of Russia. The Aleutian Islands are both the westernmost part of the United States and also, technically speaking, the easternmost (a feat achieved because they cross longitude 180°. The Prime Meridian/0° is measured from Greenwich in London; thus any point that lies exactly on the 180th meridian is neither east nor west, but step a foot on either side and you are either at the most westerly point on the map or the most easterly!).

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