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Jane Mcbride is starting over. Leaving bad memories in Boston, she has come to the Alaskan island of Sitka to take a job as finance director for the Native-controlled Katmal Shoe corporation, only to find that the position no longer exists and that she is expected to leave. The harsh, magnificent land is compelling, however, and Jane is determined to make a success of her ...more
Paperback, 250 pages
Published July 1st 1996 by Worldwide Library (first published October 1994)
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Jenny
Aug 26, 2012 Jenny rated it liked it
Recommended to Jenny by: Clare
I liked Jane McBride's character and I liked the influence of the Native Alaskan culture. I thought the setting of Alaska- how removed it is, how dark it gets - was perfect for a creepy mystery. The prologue wasn't necessary but it tied in nicely once the murder happened. I thought that the gentleman being arrested at the local campus was part of the story but it never came up again.

Are there more Jane McBride mysteries from Froetschel?
Jeff Dickison
Apr 18, 2015 Jeff Dickison rated it liked it
Fair little mystery of a woman moving from Boston to Sitka for a job that is no longer there. She gets a job teaching finances at a local college and realizes that someone is faking and stealing priceless native objects. Recommended to mystery fans.
Irene
Dec 01, 2008 Irene rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I read this when it first came out and I still remember how gripping the story is!
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Susan Froetschel is the author of five mystery books. The most recent is Allure of Deceit, set in rural Afghanistan, about how charity can have a hidden agenda and lying is a form of self-defense.
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