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Christine Husom—Firesetter in Blackwood Township

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About the Book:

Barns are burning in Blackwood Township, and the Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office realizes they have a dangerous, quick-witted firesetter to flush out. The investigation ramps up when a body is found in one of the blackened barns. Meanwhile, deputies start getting disturbing deliveries. Why are they being targeted? The unnerving situation leaves Sergeant Corinne Aleckson and Detective Elton Dawes to wonder about the elusive firesetter’s message and motive.

About the Author:

Christine Husom has been writing and creating stories since the age of six. A long-time mystery lover, Husom has served with the Wright County Sheriff’s Department and trained with the St. Paul Police Department, where she gained firsthand knowledge of law enforcement policies and procedures.

She is the author of the Winnebago County Mysteries, suspense-filled police procedurals set in central Minnesota that include Murder in Winnebago County, Buried in Wolf Lake, An Altar by the River, The Noding Field Mystery, and Secret in Whitetail Lake. She also authors the Snow Globe Shop Mysteries from Penguin Random House, Berkley Prime Crime. These character-driven cozies, also set in Minnesota, include Snow Way Out, The Iced Princess, and Frosty the Dead Man.

Husom was nominated for the Minnesota Book Award in 2010 and 2012, 2013, and 2015 and the IPPY award in 2009 and 2012. She is a member of Mystery Writers of America, the National Sisters in Crime, and active with the Twin Cities Sisters in Crime.