stef penney

the tenderness of wolves

COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR

 

THEAKSTONS CRIME NOVEL

OF THE YEAR

 

 

Book of the Month Club (US)

FIRST FICTION AWARD WINNER

 

Quality Paperback Book Club (US)

NEW VOICES AWARD WINNER

1867, Canada

As winter tightens its grip on the isolated settlement of Dove River, a woman

steels herself for the journey of a lifetime. A man has been brutally murdered

and her seventeen-year-old son has disappeared.

The violence has reopened old wounds and inflamed deep-running tensions

in the frontier township – some want to solve the crime; others seek only to

exploit it.

To clear her son’s name, she has no choice but to follow the tracks leaving

the dead man’s cabin and head north into the forest and the desolate

landscape beyond it.