New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards continues her penchant for “fantastic storytelling” (RT Book Reviews) with this next heart-pumping romantic suspense novel, the tale of a brilliant ornithologist trapped on the remote Attu Island in Alaska, fighting for her life—and that of a handsome stranger—before they’re swallowed up in darkness forever. When an everyday outing turns sinister at the onset of one of Attu’s infamous storms, Gina expects thunder and lightning—but what she doesn’t see coming is the small jet plane that drops out of the sky and into the water mere feet from her boat. Gina Sullivan, a renowned ornithologist on a group research grant trip on the remote island of Attu, Alaska.Snow in Atlanta on December 20th - and Green Valley, Arizona made the Alaskan evening news with their recent dusting of snow.So far, your editor has not heard of any serious damage to our faithful readers.Thank goodness for that and we hope sincerely everyone is coming through this winter safely.Dottye and I returned from a fifteen-day Panama Canal cruise on December 22, 1996.
Pans of the book generally center on criticism that it focuses more on gay males than on gay females.
“When it became clear that that wasn’t the kind of meeting it was going to be, and they left, we had a really kind of inspiring discussion just because it was so open and honest, just the kind of discussion you would like to have when the politics was sort of taken away.
But I wish the people who were politicizing it would just kind of wait a little more patiently for the results to be made public.” At the Wasilla city council meeting this week, several residents spoke out against the book and it’s place on library shelves, although the issue was not on the agenda. Campell is not asking the library to ban the book, Cheezum says, just to move it to another section.
Gary Tuchman | BIO AC360 Correspondent When talking about what she says is her foreign policy experience, Sarah Palin told ABC news "..can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska." That quote made us want to go to that island. Specifically, it is the Russian Island of Big Diomede which sits about 25 miles from the Russian Siberian mainland (which you can also see from the American island.) Most everybody on Little Diomede had relatives who lived on Big Diomede.
It looks like a rock plopped into the Bering Strait. And just about two miles away; in full view of every single house on the island is the nation of Russia.
And he says, the committee has some ideas in mind that people may like, although the decision won’t be out until next week.