William Kent Krueger

William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O’Connor series, including Trickster’s Point and Tamarack County, as well as the novel Ordinary Grace, which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at WilliamKentKrueger.com.

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My Life in 8 Words

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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 trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Physically, my blue eyes and my beard.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

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

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 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Compassion, honesty, humor.

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