An American writer of such acclaimed works as Second Star, A Frosty Day For Murder, and even though Not Dead, she actually is most widely known on her behalf science fiction and mystery novels. Her serial functions include the Superstar Svensdotter sci-fi trilogy as well as the Kate Shugak secret books. She gained a Bachelor of Arts level in journalism in the School of Alaska in 1973. She released her first book, Second Superstar, in 1991. Her secret novel, A Frosty Time for Murder, gained the Edgar Award for Greatest Paperback First in 1993. She was raised in Alaska and grew up by a one mother. A lot of her books are occur her home condition. She and Michigan-born writer Linda Barnes possess both been recipients from the Edgar Award.