William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of This Tender Land, Ordinary Grace (winner of the Edgar Award for best novel), as well as eighteen acclaimed books in the Cork O'Connor mystery series, including Desolation Mountain and Sulfur Springs. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Learn more at WilliamKentKrueger.com.
"...a winter's tale that will both break and warm the reader's
heart.... Krueger's evident empathy for the Ojibwe and their
traditions and values blends seamlessly with horrific violence
played out against O'Connor's struggles to heal his family's
wounds-and his own." * Publishers Weekly (starred review) *
"...hold-your-breath suspense, heightened by the isolating blizzards of a Minnesota winter and the eerie presence of a stalker.... Because Krueger works in the history of his characters' relationships in a clear and elegant way, this exceptionally scary suspense story will prove riveting for both newcomers to the series and readers who have followed Cork as he and his family have aged and grown." * Booklist (starred review) *
"Krueger is in fine form in this superb, highly atmospheric tale, deftly capturing a wide range of emotions and conflicts between assorted characters. . .you're in for a real treat." * Lansing Journal (Michigan) *