Most rural areas have their own version of Bigfoot. The Ursulina is what the people of Black Wolf County call their version. Over the past six years, three men have been brutally murdered by someone or something claiming to be the Ursulina. Deputy Rebecca Colder knows the Ursulina is real and that it will change her life forever. She also knows that sometimes people are far worse than any monster and that you may have to go farther than you ever expected to protect those you love.
This book is a prequel to Freeman’s bestselling novel The Deep, Deep Snow, which I’ve never read but absolutely want to now. The writing is superb and the plot is dark and twisted, but there are also little glimpses of love conquering evil. I always love a good backstory and this gives Shelby Lake a great one. I can’t wait to read more of Freeman’s novels. If you enjoy police procedurals or if you’ve read The Deep, Deep Snow and loved it, I highly recommend you pick up this addition to the Shelby Lake series. You’ll find yourself questioning what you would do in Rebecca’s situation when things aren’t always black and white.
|Page Count||226 pages|
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|Category||Mystery, Crime, Thriller|