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A Solitude of Wolverines

(2020)
(The first book in the Alex Carter series)
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The first book in a thrilling series featuring a wildlife biologist who courts trouble as she saves endangered species . . . and a mysterious killer who buries his dead in the land she helps preserve—a fast-paced, action-driven tale of suspense with the atmosphere and propulsive tension of works by Jane Harper, C. J. Box, William Kent Krueger, and Nevada Barr.

While studying wolverines on a wildlife sanctuary in Montana, biologist Alex Carter is run off the road and threatened by locals determined to force her off the land.

Undeterred in her mission to help save this threatened species, Alex tracks wolverines on foot and by cameras positioned in remote regions of the preserve. But when she reviews the photos, she discovers disturbing images of an animal of a different kind: a severely injured man seemingly lost and wandering in the wilds.

After searches for the unknown man come up empty, local law enforcement is strangely set on dismissing the case altogether, raising Alex’s suspicions. Then another invasive predator trespasses onto the preserve. The hunter turns out to be another human—and the prey is the wildlife biologist herself. Alex realizes too late that she has seen too much—she's stumbled onto a far-reaching illegal operation and now has become the biggest threat.

In this wild and dangerous landscape, Alex’s life depends on staying one step ahead—using all she knows about the animal world and what it takes to win the brutal battle for survival.

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"What a treat! Alice Henderson has delivered a treasure of a novel--and, to readers' delight, a promise of more where this came from. Her depiction of the natural world in all its beauty and terror is spot-on. Into this she weaves a cast of characters both original and fascinating, as well as a heroine who does the unbelievable, yet one can believe it. A great read!" - Nevada Barr

"Alice Henderson has proven she is a true master of suspense. A Solitude of Wolverines is not for the faint of heart. It is a compelling, nail-biting story that kept me on the edge of my seat from the very first page. I couldn't put it down." - Owl Goingback

"Looking for a little action with your activism? A Solitude of Wolverines delivers in spades. A page-turning read that will definitely leave you guessing. Alice Henderson is an author to watch!" - Michael Laurence

"A Solitude of Wolverines is a rare species indeed: an edge-of-your-seat thriller that engages not just the adrenaline glands but the heart and soul as well. With an engaging heroine, an incredible setting and pulse-pounding action, this one is truly a breed apart." - Lisa Morton

"A Solitude of Wolverines by Alice Henderson is a thriller with a heart, a riveting story of conspiracy, murder, and wilderness survival that will keep you turning the pages. Vivid characters, a pulse-pounding plot, a fascinating wildlife-conservation background, and beautifully realized settings make this an exceptional read. This is the first book in a series about wildlife biologist Alex Carter; I can't wait for the next one." - Douglas Preston

"A true stunner of a thriller debut. Both a mystery and a survival story, here is a novel written with a naturalist's eye for detail and an unrelenting pace. It reminded me of the best of Nevada Barr, where the wilderness itself is as much a character as the feisty wildlife biologist who must solve a crime in a remote town where no one is talking, and everyone is a suspect. It's so fraught with excitement and wondrous details that it demands to be read in one sitting and savored afterward. Don't miss it." - James Rollins

"A thriller that combines non-stop, breathtaking action with lyrical descriptions of a haunting landscape. I could not put it down." - Terry Shames


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Hardback Editions

October 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel of Suspense (Alex Carter Series)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
ISBN: 0-06-298206-0 / 978-0-06-298206-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

October 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel (The Alex Carter Series)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
ISBN: 1-79994-416-6 / 978-1-79994-416-4
Publisher: HarperCollins B and Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon   


October 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel: A Novel of Suspense (Alex Carter, Book 1)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


October 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel: A Novel of Suspense (Alex Carter, Book 1)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon AU   


October 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel: A Novel of Suspense (Alex Carter, Book 1)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


October 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel: A Novel of Suspense (Alex Carter, Book 1)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

October 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Solitude of Wolverines: A Novel of Suspense (Alex Carter Series Book 1)
Author(s): Alice Henderson
Publisher: William Morrow
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU