Nathan Active, the top cop in a swath of the Alaskan tundra that is larger than15 U.S. states, has a new mystery to unravel after a dog musher is killed by a swmobile. When the case is connected with Alaska s gorgeous female goverr, Active is swept into the bizarre family affairs and outsized political ambitions of the most dangerous woman he has ever met. Now the counter-moves that have been put into place by the goverr threaten the lives of both his beloved Grace Palmer and her daughter, Nita. With his career on the line, Active has to outwit the goverr and save the people he cares for most before time runs out.
Stan Jones is an award-winning newspaper and public radio journalist. He is the coauthor of The Spill and the author of Frozen Sun, Shaman Pass, Village of the Ghost Bears, and White Sky, Black Ice. He lives in Anchorage, Alaska.