Winter of the Wolf Moon

An Alex McKnight Mystery

Alex McKnight Novels (Volume 2)

Steve Hamilton

Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books

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Ex-cop and sometime-P.I. Alex McKnight endures the bitter winter of Michigan's Upper Peninsula in his log cabin with warm fires and cold Molsons. When Dorothy Parrish, a young Ojibwa woman asks him for shelter from her violent boyfriend, McKnight agrees. But after secreting her in one of his cabins, he finds her gone the next morning. McKnight suspects vicious, hockey-playing Lonnie Bruckman of abducting the woman, but his search for her brings on more suspects, bruising encounters, and a thinkening web of crime, all obscured by the relentless whiplash of brutal snowstorms. From the secret world of the Ojibwa reservation to the Canadian border and deep into the silent woods, someone is out to kill--and McKnight is driving right into the line of fire...

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Winter of the Wolf Moon
CHAPTER ONETwo minutes. That's how long it took me to realize I had made a big mistake.The blue team was good. They were big. They were fast. They knew how to play hockey. From the moment the puck was dropped to the ice, they controlled the game. They moved the puck back and forth between them like a pinball, across the blue line, into the corner, back to the point. Once they were in the zone they settled down, took their time with it, waited for the best opportunity. They were like five wolves circling their prey. When the shot came it was nothing more than a dark blur.

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"Hamilton understands the border mentality, and his tensile prose--with its shifting images of heat and cold, light, and dark--reflects the dramatic, often violent contradictions of people who live on the edge of the world." --The New York Times Book Review

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Kirkus | WINTER OF THE WOLF MOON by Steve Hamilton
The lady in distress is a lovely Ojibwa woman whom Alex McKnight finds difficult to resist.
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Fiction Review: Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton, Author Thomas Dunne Books $23.95 (274p) ISBN 978-0-312-25295-3
It's just another lovely day in Paradise... for those who love zero-degree weather and frozen pipes. This Paradise is a town on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, where Hamilton catches up with reluctant gum
- Publishers Weekly


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About the Author

Steve Hamilton

Having won both the Edgar and Shamus Awards for his debut novel, A Cold Day in Paradise, Steve Hamilton has succeeded as few other mystery authors before him. In Winter of the Wolf Moon, he hits the mark again with a mystery as chilling and breathtaking as a northern winter...

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Winter of the Wolf Moon
An Alex McKnight Mystery
Steve Hamilton

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
April 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429905084
ISBN10: 1429905085
288 pages
$9.99

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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur Books
February 2001
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312974756
ISBN10: 0312974752
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 320 pages
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St. Martin's Press
Minotaur/Thomas Dunne Books
November 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781250025760
ISBN10: 1250025761
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 288 pages
$14.99
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