Any Taint of Vice

A Kate Shugak Story

Kate Shugak Novels

Dana Stabenow

Minotaur Books

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In this terrific story from New York Times bestselling author Dana Stabenow, PI Kate Shugak is pulled into the mean streets of the Anchorage underworld to find Alyeska University president Victor Boatright's missing son Carl. For fans who can't wait for the next Kate Shugak novel and new readers alike, this story provides the perfect dose of Stabenow's trademark colorful characters and complex plotting.

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Any Taint of Vice (Chapter 1)

The call came in on Kate's cell phone too early on a Monday morning. She was up but not necessarily coherent. "What?"

"It's Kurt Pletnikof, Kate."

"Your name on the display was the only reason I answered," she said. "What?"

"Victor Boatwright's son is missing."

Steam rose from her first mug of the day, stopped halfway to her mouth as she stared out the floor-to-ceiling windows on the south side of her house. The Quilak Mountains were as yet only a ghostly presence against the light of the rising sun.

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Praise for Restless in the Grave

“Stabenow offers Kate and Liam a combination of fast and furious adventure and the beauty and complexity of Alaska.”
Kirkus Reviews

“The book sparkles with energy and wit, and packs an unexpected punch.”
Publishers Weekly

“I don’t think I can be credible claiming that [Stabenow’s] still getting better (this is the 18th novel in this series), but it seems true to me. She certainly isn’t slipping. I think you’ll enjoy this one, as I did, as much as any of the others.”
—Claire Ernsberger, Ellenville Shawangunk Journal


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About the Author

Dana Stabenow

DANA STABENOW, New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award–winner, is the author of nineteen previous Kate Shugak novels, four Liam Campbell mysteries, three science-fiction novels, and two thrillers. She was born, raised, and lives in Alaska, where she was awarded the Governor’s Award for the Humanities.

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Any Taint of Vice
A Kate Shugak Story
Dana Stabenow

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
December 2012
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ISBN: 9781250033550
ISBN10: 1250033551
eBook Original32 pages
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