Secrets put this mother and daughter to the test…
Grabs you from the opening line and never lets go ~ Publishers Weekly
Vanasse is talented: she can turn ordinary words into the sublime…Readers who enjoy richly drawn characters trying to make sense of their surroundings will enjoy this cool and refreshing, yet haunting, glimpse of flawed souls. ~ Foreword Reviews
Captures the harsh beauty of the terrain as well as the strain of self-doubt and complicated family bonds. ~ Booklist
By one of Alaska’s leading storytellers . . .complicated family and community dynamics, death, teenage drama, and the pressures of living a subsistence lifestyle in a tiny isolated town. ~ Library Journal
Book club resources availableExplore Cold Spell
Riveting Klondike history as you’ve never heard it before…
Best of the West | Women True West Magazine
After dozens of books on the man-dominated, scoundrel-infested side of the Klondike Gold Rush, a fresh, new take on an epic historical event. ~ Kim Heacox, author of Jimmy Bluefeather and The Only Kayak
An excellent example of the New Western History that seeks to recover previously marginalized voices of women, among other groups. ~ Ross Coen, author of Fu-go: The Curious History of Japan’s Balloon Bomb Attack on America and Breaking Ice for Arctic Oil
With this deeply researched and richly imagined biography, Deb Vanasse draws one of the Klondike’s most essential yet elusive characters from the wings and restores her to her rightful place. ~ Frances Backhouse, author of Women of the Klondike and Children of the Klondike
More at katecarmack.netExplore Wealth Woman
Yes, it is true. Vanasse is far too serious for her own good.
Challenged by friends and fans, she’s agreed to some SERIOUS FUN.
Bad Book Club
Each month Vanasse exposes what’s funny, trending, controversial in the book club realm!Explore Bad Book Club