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
Atria Mystery Sampler 2016
Manitou Canyon
The World of Cork O'Connor
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On the Road with Atria’s Great Mystery Bus Tour

Behind the scenes on the Atria Great Mystery Bus Tour with bestselling Atria authors John Connolly, William Kent Krueger, Liza Marklund & M.J. Rose. Find out more at http://www.atriainternationalmysteries.com/bustour

My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

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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. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Muhammad Yunus, often called "The Banker to the World's Poor".

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pizza, without a doubt.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Professor Moriarity

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. The inability to say no when asked for a favor.