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Friday, November 5, 2021


Yukon Justice

About the Book

Book: Yukon Justice

Author: Dana Mentink

Genre: Romantic Suspense

Release date: October 26, 2021

Yukon Justice (1)Sabotage on a family ranch…

Newfoundland Ella and her Alaska State Trooper partner is on the case.

When her estranged uncle attempts to sabotage her family’s reindeer ranch, K-9 team assistant Katie Kapowski heads home to help save it—and becomes his target. With their rocky past, Alaska State Trooper Brayden Ford and his furry partner are the last team Katie wants assigned to protect her. But with the ranch under siege, they must work together…or risk falling victim to a killer.


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About the Author

Author PictureDana Mentink is a two time American Christian Fiction Writers Carol Award winner, a Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award and a Holt Medallion winner. She is the Publisher’s Weekly  and Amazon bestselling author of over forty titles in the suspense and lighthearted romance genres. She is pleased to write for Harlequin’s Love Inspired Suspense, and Poisoned Pen Press. You can connect with Dana via her website at, on Facebook, YouTube (Author Dana Mentink) and Instagram (dana_mentink.)


More from Dana

Up on the housetop, click, click, click, down through the chimney with good St. Nick. Does anyone know that line from the famous Christmas song? I’ve been singing it for years but only recently did I learn that the clicking is a real reindeer phenomenon. Those reindeer ankle joints make a clicking sound so they can find the rest of their herd if they are separated in a blizzard. It’s just one of the many things I learned about reindeer while researching to write Yukon Justice. In the novel, Katy has to take over running her aunt’s reindeer ranch and protect it from threats by a dangerous intruder. I had the pleasure of “Zoom” interviewing the owner of the Running Reindeer Ranch in Fairbanks, Alaska! Jane helped me learn all kinds of interesting things about reindeer. How much do you know about these critters? Take my quick three question trivia quiz to test your knowledge!


  1. What’s the difference between caribou and reindeer? They are the same animal but caribou are the wild variety and the domesticated version are called reindeer.


  1. Do males or females grow antlers? Both! Reindeer are a type of deer and the only species where the female grows antlers as well as the males.


  1. How come kids put out carrots for Santa’s reindeer? Good question! Carrots are not, in fact, part of a natural healthy reindeer diet. The animals don’t even have front teeth! A much better treat would be willow or birch leaves, or their favorite food…lichen, which they find by scraping the snow away from the ground with their hooves.


So how did you do? If you want to know more about these amazing creatures, snag yourself a copy of Yukon Justice!


I’m sure you can’t see me dancing but I am. Every time the author has a new book out I get excited. She has this writing style that is witty, captivating and filled with wonderful adventure. Her characters are well defined and I like how she puts faith in each of her stories. The excitement of reindeers in this story made me intrigued. I couldn’t wait to see who was stealing them and what other mystery was going to develop as I kept reading.

Katie has her hands full when someone is out to destroy her aunts farm. Could it really be her uncle who is trying to destroy the farm? When a shot rings out, the adventure starts as Katie and her K-9 try to rescue her aunt. The adrenaline rush is clear as the perpetrator gets away. When all evidence points to it being  her uncle Terrance I think she was a little shocked. Why is he so angry at her that he would want to kill her? 

Brayden is not thrilled to get the assignment of watching over Katie. With their past history I can understand why. However he is a professional and will do his job. Oh I know there is going to be friction between him and Katie and the author does a great job of pairing these two up. I loved the banter between them and enjoyed how they slowly started to trust each other. It is easy to see that Brayden has feelings for Katie but it will not be an easy task to win her over. There is a vulnerable side to Brayden when it comes to Katie. He needs to keep his head in the game or he may get Katie hurt.  The poor guy is trying so hard to keep her from danger but she is a very stubborn woman. 

The action never stops as Terrance continues his terror against Katie and whoever gets in his way. He has clever ways to try to hurt her, but with  the K-9 dogs, Brayden and the team they get closer to capturing Terrance. The author really took me by surprise with the twist in the story. It is now a matter of who can be trusted as deceit enters the picture. My heart started beating faster as the events played out right before my eyes. 

The ending is nothing short of action packed edge of your seat danger as Terrance tries to harm Katie. The author does such a good job of  bringing the book  to an end in a way that you would expect from someone who is gifted with writing a thrilling and suspenseful story. I can’t wait for the next installment in this incredible series.

I received a copy of this book from Celebrate Lit. The review is my own opinion.

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To celebrate her tour, Dana is giving away the grand prize of a $50 Amazon gift card and an eBook copy of the book OR signed copy of the book (U.S. Only)!!

Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.


  1. Thank you for the review. Sounds like a book I will enjoy.

  2. Thank you for sharing your wonderful review of this book and author, this definitely sounds like a must read for me

  3. My brother would like this book.
    Thanks for the contest.

  4. Dana, congrats on your release of Yukon Justice, which sounds like an amazing read for me and I love the cover! I enjoyed following the tour and learning about it! Good luck with your book and thanks for sharing it with me! Thanks Texas Book-aholic for sharing your great review! Have a spectacular holiday season!