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Sitting Lady Sutra (Danutia Dranchuk #2)

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RCMP Constable Danutia Dranchuk is investigating a mysterious death at Sitting Lady Falls. The evidence she gathers points to three separate stories, leaving her with more questions than answers. Is this murder connected to two earlier killings of Aboriginal women? Are all three the work of the same killer? Some of the details are hitting a little too close to home, and Da ...more
Hardcover, 264 pages
Published March 15th 2011 by TouchWood Editions (first published March 1st 2011)
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Apr 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing
RCMP Constable Danutia Dranchuk with the Serious Crimes Division on Vancouver Island is trying to solve the brutal murders of two First Nations women by a killer known as Handy Dan. Although the MO is different in the murder of a third young woman named Crystal, Danutia wonders if the crimes are related. Another officer is in charge of the case, however; also complicating matters is that the primary suspect is the son of a colleague who heads up the forensics division. Did young Sunil Sharma kil ...more
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Feb 23, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Sitting Lady Sutra: Man’s Character is His Fate
The striking black-and-red cover for this textured crime novel is as compelling and complex as the story. Vancouver Island author Kay Stewart has followed her first novel, A Deadly Little List, with a blockbuster second entry.
At William Head Institution near Victoria, British Columbia, robber Ritchie Taylor is getting released after fifteen years. He’s determined to turn his life around. One reason is that his young daughter is on her way from Ont
May 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
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Opening sentence: RCMP Constable Danutia Dranchuk pinned another crime scene photo to the board, this one showing Esther Mike’s distorted face, her eyes and neck bulging from the red ribbon used to strangle her.

More than a mystery, Sitting Lady Sutra is a culturally fascinating tale of families forced apart – and drawn together – by violent crimes. While the investigation into a serial killer forms the backdrop for this novel set in 1996 Victoria, BC, the characters and their interactions are th
Catherine Astolfo
Dec 15, 2011 rated it really liked it
Kay Stewart’s writing style is fresh, natural, and descriptive. In Sitting Lady Sutra, she effortlessly draws the reader into the story and makes her characters both real and sympathetic. Constable Danutia Dranchuk of the RCMP is a complex woman, as most people are, and we get to unravel her like a well-wrapped present in this book. Her colleague, Sharma, and his family are fascinating and likeable, while all the characters who weave in and out of the plot are just as compelling. The plot keeps ...more
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It’s a long way from the dry, flat plains of West Texas to Vancouver Island, Canada, setting for the first two Danutia Dranchuk mysteries, A Deadly Little List and Sitting Lady Sutra .

It's even farther to the limestone hills of England's Peak District, setting of the most recent in the series, [Unholy Rites], co-written with my English-born husband, Chris Bullock (not the same as the Goodreads
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