While this latest heat wave is almost over, we’ve still got a lot of summer to go! Here are some books set in cold climates to take your mind off that ever rising thermometer…..
Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell is set in the bitter cold of an Ozark winter. Rees Dolly, a girl of 17, must find her no-account father before she and her younger siblings are evicted. It’s also a great movie.
Smilla’s Sense Of Snow by Peter Hoeg finds Smilla, a detective in Copenhagen, trying to solve a murder.
Something Red by Douglas Nichols finds a small troupe trying to cross the mountains before the snows set in… but something more than bears are prowling about.
A Fatal Grace by Lousie Penny finds Inspector Gamache up in Three Pines, Quebec , trying to solve the murder of woman along side the curling rink.
Winter’s Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher takes the reader to a snowy Christmas time in the hills of Scotland.