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. All are available from Atria Books. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at www.WilliamKentKrueger.com.

Books by this Author

This Tender Land
Manitou Canyon
The World of Cork O'Connor
The William Kent Krueger Collection #4
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My Life in 8 Words

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 trait is most noticeable about you?

A. Physically, my blue eyes and my beard.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. I fear physical pain. Under threat of torture, I'd fold like a card castle.

Q. What’s your best quality?

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

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Compassion, honesty, humor.