The Boy in the Snow published October 2012
(3 November 2012 in US)
When Arctic guide Edie Kiglatuk stumbles across a boy's body in the Alaskan forest, she little imagines what her discovery will lead her to. With the local police convinced the death is linked to the Dark Believers, a sinister offshoot of the Russian Orthodox Church, Edie's friends insist she leave the investigation to the proper authorities. But remaining in the area as back-up for her ex-husband Sammy's bid to win the famous Iditarod dog sled race, Edie cannot get the frozen corpse out of her mind.
While Sammy travels across some of the world's toughest and most deadly terrain, Edie sets off on an investigation which will take her into a dark world of sex, politics, corruption and greed - as a painful secret from her past finally catches up with her...
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What the reviews say:
This is turning into a series that readers will want to follow with close attention
Daily Express (click for full review)
Outstanding...this affecting novel should melt even the most frozen human hearts
McGrath adds an element of Inuit spirituality to this fast-moving mystery of corruption and cover-ups, meeting expectations established by the compelling series opener
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