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“The fear will take your breath away…”

Like the Hannah Swensen series, this novel takes place in small-town Minnesota but that’s where the similarities end. This dark novel was well-received and translated for readers around the world when it was released in 1984.

Plot Summary: First there was the terrible snowmobile accident that took little Laura Larsen’s life, put her rugged father in a wheelchair and drove her poor mother nearly mad with grief.

Then pretty Becky Fischer, playing with the huge saw in the old icehouse…and Jenny Powell, her small body lying grotesquely twisted in the moonlit snow…

Soon there are more horrible accidents. Then the rumours start-these are not coincidences at all, and someone is picking off victims one by one. As winter deepens, the search for answers will reveal a killer whose blood runs colder than the blinding snow….

Was a murderer stalking the silent streets of the little Minnesota village? Was a maniac lurking in the icy shadows? Could anyone save the children when someone wanted them dead, buried forever in the…WINTER CHILL!

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