“Captures the harsh beauty of the terrain as well as the strain of self-doubt and complicated family bonds.” ~ Booklist*
*Book club resources available.Explore Cold Spell
Wealth Woman: Kate Carmack and the Klondike Race for Gold
Once known as the richest Indian woman in America, Kate Carmack was romanticized and vilified even as she played a pivotal role in the Klondike Gold Rush. Vanasse’s biography is the first popular examination of Kate’s enigmatic life.Explore Wealth Woman
WORK IN PROGRESS
Working Title: The Deadly River
Novel loosely based on the true story of the Fairbanks Four.
A murder, a tenuous confession, a feisty girlfriend — Vanasse is exploring cultural divisions, a justice system determined to remain blind to them, and young people floundering in swells of history beyond their understanding.
Explore while Vanasse writes
- Research — native justice, shamanism
- Fairbanks Four updates
Yes, it is true. Vanasse is far too serious for her own good.
Challenged by friends and fans, she’s agreed to apply her researcher/geeky self to SERIOUS FUN.
Bad Book Club
Each month Vanasse exposes what’s funny, trending, controversial in the book club realm!Explore Bad Book Club