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
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
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.