Raven's Grave

Raven's Grave

by Charlotte Stuart
Raven's Grave

Raven's Grave

by Charlotte Stuart


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A young boy dies during a midnight ceremony. A fish buyer and $75,000 goes missing. And a runaway becomes the object of an Alaskan wilderness search.

It is 1979 in a small native village in Alaska accessible only by boat. The local Tlingits continue to honor many traditions of the past, although increased contact with the outside world is accelerating a cultural shift. Caught in a slipstream of time, the village has become a curious blend of old and new.

When a young boy dies from a potion that was supposed to cure his limp, all the evidence points to the teenage shaman as the killer. It is up to Jonah St. Clair, the only police officer in the village, to solve the murder and, at the same time, find the missing fish buyer. To do so, he must use both his police skills and his knowledge of the local culture.

During his investigation, Jonah becomes prey and predator in a nighttime chase through the Alaskan wilderness and barely survives a rugged boat trip in dangerous waters. In the end, he not only apprehends a killer but discovers the bittersweet secret of the Raven's Grave.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783988320223
Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
Publication date: 09/19/2023
Pages: 300
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Charlotte Stuart PhD writes about diverse topics such as hidden treasure, chimeras, commercial fishing, friendship and betrayal. Her books have received numerous awards including a Global eBook gold, two NYC Big Book Distinguished Favorites, and a Pinnacle Achievement Book Award. Before she started writing full-time, she left a tenured faculty position to go commercial fishing in Alaska, spent a year sailing in the Washington and Canadian San Juans, and was a partner in a management consulting group. She lives and writes on Vashon Island in the Pacific Northwest and is the past president of the Puget Sound Sisters in Crime. Visit: charlottestuart.com
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