JULIA SPENCER-FLEMING is an Agatha, Anthony, Barry, Dilys, Gumshoe and Macavity Award winner. Her books have been shortlisted for the Edgar, and Romantic Times RC awards. The Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne mysteries include the multiple award-winning books In the Bleak Midwinter (first in the series) and All Mortal Flesh. Julia lives in southern Maine with her husband and three children.
"Easily the best yet in what was already an amazing series. . . . Subtle, intense, tough, tender, intelligent--a definite must-read and an automatic book of the year." --Lee Child"In a story as unpredictable as its characters, the resolution takes this series in a direction that should give the good bishop heart palpitations." --The New York Times Book Review"Intricately plotted and packs plenty of unexpected surprises . . . and a gutsy ending." --The Boston Globe"Her most captivating yet . . . Fans, once they start reading, will hang Do Not Disturb signs on their doors." --Publishers Weekly"The compelling characters bring to life this riveting installment that's quite possibly the best in the series." --RT Book Reviews