DEAL NEWS: Karen McBride’s CROW WINTER

Algonquin Anishnaabe writer Karen McBride’s debut, CROW WINTER, about grief and healing, follows Hazel, a young woman who decides to move home to her First Nation reserve after losing her father. She discovers the quarry that’s been lying unsullied for over a century on her father’s property is stirring the old magic that crosses the boundaries between this world and the next. With the help of the trickster Nanabush, Hazel must unravel a web of deceit that, if left untouched, could destroy her family and her home on both sides of the Medicine Wheel. For readers of Thomas King and Eden Robinson, Karen McBride is an important new voice in Indigenous literature. Canada English rights sold to Iris Tupholme at HarperCollins Canada, at auction, by Stephanie Sinclair.