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William Kent Krueger


USA (1950 - )

William Kent Krueger grew up in the Cascade Mountains Oregon. A former logger, construction worker, freelance journalist, and researcher in childhood development, he is the author of two other acclaimed Cork O'Connor novels, Iron Lake and Boundary Waters.

Genres: Mystery
 
Non fiction
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best First Novel winner (1999) : Iron Lake
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1999) : Iron Lake
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2000) : Boundary Waters
Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (2002) : Purgatory Ridge
Anthony Awards Best Novel winner (2005) : Blood Hollow
Anthony Awards Best Novel winner (2006) : Mercy Falls
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2008) : Thunder Bay
Dilys Awards Best Book winner (2008) : Thunder Bay
Anthony Awards Best Novel nominee (2009) : Red Knife
Barry Awards Best Novel nominee (2009) : Red Knife
Anthony Awards Best Novel winner (2014) : Ordinary Grace
Barry Awards Best Novel winner (2014) : Ordinary Grace
Dilys Awards Best Book winner (2014) : Ordinary Grace
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (2014) : Ordinary Grace
Macavity Awards Best Novel winner (2014) : Ordinary Grace


William Kent Krueger recommends
Superior Position
Superior Position (2004)
Evan McNamara
"Evan McNamara delivers like a pro. This is a guy to watch."

The Demon's Parchment (2010)
(Crispin Guest Medieval Noir, book 3)
Jeri Westerson
"So good it's sinful!"

Deadly Currents (2011)
(RM Outdoor Adventures Mystery, book 1)
Beth Groundwater
"Beauty abounds in Beth Groundwater's new novel.  Beauty in the marvelous Colorado landscape, beauty in the symmetry of the story, and beauty in the language itself.  Deadly Currents is a remarkable book by an author who clearly knows and loves her territory.  Don't miss it!"

Washed Up (2011)
(Arvo Thorson, book 1)
Susan Koefod
"A bold new voice in the crime genre."

Hunting Sweetie Rose (2012)
(Dek Ekstrom Mystery , book 3)
Jack Fredrickson
"Jack Fredrickson is one hell of a writer. This is a book that satisfies on every level."

Stripped Bare (2016)
(Kate Fox Mystery)
Shannon Baker
"What a joy to discover Kate Fox... Baker offers readers a protagonist and a place they will love coming back to visit boo after book."


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