William Kent Krueger

William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of fourteen previous Cork O'Connor novels, including Tamarack County and Windigo Island, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, winner of the 2014 Edgar Award for best novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com.

Books by this Author

This Tender Land
Sulfur Springs
Manitou Canyon
Atria Mystery Sampler 2016
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

ONCE UPON A CRIME
604 W. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55405
AUG 22
BARNES & NOBLE, HAR MAR MALL
2100 North Snelling Ave
Roseville, MN 55113
AUG 23
LAKE COUNTRY BOOKSELLERS
4766 Washington Ave
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
AUG 25
MYSTERY TO ME
1863 Monroe St
Madison, WI 53711
AUG 25

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Life owes me nothing, no matter how hard I work. Whatever good comes to me in the end is simply a gift and a blessing.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Somewhere over the Rainbow", "Stardust", "Summertime", "Imagine", "American Pie".

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Gus McCrae, the wonderfully flawed and philosophic former Texas Ranger in Larry McMurtry's fine epic Lonesome Dove.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. It well might be Abraham Lincoln. And I'd advise him to skip the play at Ford's Theatre.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Grandfather.

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