Winter of the Wolf Moon: An Alex McKnight Mystery (Alex McKnight Novels #2) (Paperback)

Staff Reviews

JUNE 2024

Alex McKnight agrees to let a young Ojibwa woman stay in one of his cabins, protecting her from her violent boyfriend. The next morning, she is gone!
His search for her finds numerous suspects and a thick web of crime—all during very
severe snowstorms.

From the world of the Ojibwa to the border of Canada and into the silent woods, some-one is out to kill and Alex is headed into the thick of it.

You won’t be able to put this book down!

— Kathy

Steve Hamilton's novels starring ex-cop and sometime-P.I. Alex McKnight have won multiple awards and appeared on bestseller lists nationwide. And when you start reading Winter of the Wolf Moon, you will instantly understand why. . .

When a young woman from the Ojibwa tribe asks McKnight for shelter from her violent boyfriend, McKnight agrees. But after letting her stay in one of his cabins, he finds her gone the next morning. His search for her brings on a host of suspects, bruising encounters, and a thickening 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 heading right into the line of fire.

Steve Hamilton was born and raised in Detroit, and graduated from the University of Michigan where he won the prestigious Hopwood Award for fiction. In 2006, he won the Michigan Author Award for his outstanding body of work. His novels have won numerous awards and media acclaim beginning with the very first in the Alex McKnight series, A Cold Day in Paradise, which won the Private Eye Writers of America/St. Martin's Press Award for Best First Mystery by an Unpublished Writer. Once published, it went on to win the MWA Edgar and the PWA Shamus Awards for Best First Novel, and was short-listed for the Anthony and Barry Awards. His book The Lock Artist is the winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Novel. Hamilton currently works for IBM in upstate New York where he lives with his wife Julia and their two children.
Product Details ISBN: 9781250025760
ISBN-10: 1250025761
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: November 13th, 2012
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Alex McKnight Novels

“Already one of our best writers.” —Laura Lippman

“I'm often asked to recommend a detective series readers might have missed. This is it. Hamilton has been flying under the radar with his Alex McKnight series for too long.” —Harlan Coben

“A proven master of suspense.” —Lee Child

“I really like his main character, Alex McKnight, and I'm ready to revisit Paradise, Michigan.” —James Patterson

“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