- Obama takes aim at ‘corporate deserters’
- Dick’s Sporting Goods lays off 478 PGA golf pros
- Senators: Cease-fire must allow Israel to defend against rockets, tunnels
- Sierra Leone doctor fighting Ebola catches disease
- Iraq welcomes Russian fighter jets, helicopter gunships into ISIL fight
- John McCain laments: Obama’s ‘self-pity … is really kind of sad’
- GOP offer to fix VA gives $10 billion in emergency funds
- Paul Ryan offers to repair U.S. economic safety net with a single grant stream
- Kim Jong-un builds bond with Putin: $250M Russia-backed addition to key port opens
- Pope Francis meets Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese woman sentenced to death
Second- and third-stringers eye 2016 if front-runner stumbles
Topic - Colin Cotterill
Few mysteries offer advice on how to kill someone with an ax and tidily dissect the remains, with the narrator bragging: "I have graduated from the writer of death to the taker of life."
That indefatigable Kate Shugak, Alaskan detective, is at it again, charging through a world she compares to what used to be known as the Wild West. She isn't a gunslinger, but she has Mutt, a 40-pound half-husky, half-wolf at her heels, and there's nothing Mutt likes more than playing the role of protector to the point that it sounds like a furred and fanged nanny.
Charles Todd's "An Impartial Witness" is haunted by the horror of World War I as it affected those who fought it and tried to forget it, if they lived through it.