On a remote Alaskan island, Rinn Vaness commits a minor felony. His former lover is arrested for the crime—and a murder someone tried to pin on him. Out on bail, Kit Olinsky fights a scorched-earth battle in the state legislature to save the Alaska she loves. She can only win if she betrays her friend Dan Wakefield, a Tlingit fighting desperately for what was promised to his people a generation ago. In the backrooms of the legislature, Senator Billy Macon manipulates Alaska’s grimy politics with vindictive mastery in his drive to the governor’s mansion. Like a lone wolf, Rinn slips out of the forest to protect Kit, never suspecting that he has more at stake than a lonely prison cell.
"A thrilling, engrossing work of serpentine intrigue and crisp characterization" --Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)
"The political machinations are as suspenseful as the murder inquiry" --Publisher’s Weekly
"It’s impossible to emerge from Rinn’s Crossing without a healthy respect for the author’s great talent" --Red City Review (5-star review)
"The conflict and suspense are brilliantly placed and the twists and turns powerfully executed" --Readers Favorite (5-star review)
Chapter 1 attached.
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