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A Cold Day in Paradise
A Cold Day in Paradise: An Alex McKnight Novel | Steve Hamilton
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When first published, A Cold Day in Paradise won both the Edgar and Shamus awards for Best First Novel, launching Steve Hamilton into the top ranks of today's crime writers. Now, see for yourself why this extraordinary novel has galvanized the literary and mystery community as no other book before it.... Other than the bullet lodged near his heart, former Detroit cop Alex McKnight thought he had put the nightmare of his partner's death and his own near-fatal injury behind him. After all, the man convicted of the crimes has been locked away for years. But in the small town of Paradise, Michigan, where McKnight has traded his badge for a cabin in the woods, a murderer with the same unmistakable trademarks appears to be back. McKnight can't understand who else would know the intimate details of the old murders. And it seems like it'll be a frozen day in Hell before McKnight can unravel truth from deception in a town that's anything but Paradise.
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1. The Alex McKnight mystery series by Steve Hamilton

2. Tahquamenon Falls
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Mackinac Island

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megnews I have a friend that loves Mackinac Island. I have to get there some day. Thanks for joining in! 5mo
SilversReviews It was very good…fans of historical fiction and learning about the lifestyle and hardships in the early 1900‘s in the upper peninsula of Michigan will enjoy this book. 5mo
Suzze @SilversReviews I recently bought that! Looking forward to it. 5mo
SilversReviews @Suzze Enjoy!! I hope you like it too. It was a good one for me. 5mo
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The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is my favorite place. As a child, my family rented a cottage there for a few weeks every summer, and I so loved it. One of my favorite places is Paradise, and that is the setting for Steve Hamilton's Alex McKnight mystery series. As a kid, going to the "root beer falls" was always a treat. Tahquamenon Falls is beautiful. #17booklove #belovedlocation

TirzahPrice I have great childhood memories of spending time in the UP, too! 5y
BooksForYears Roxane Gay spent a lot of time in the UP too, and some of her stories from Difficult Women are set there. 5y
Suzze @BooksForYears Thanks for the tip. I was thinking about getting her book, now I must! 5y
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ohyeahthatgirl The air hurts my face a lot, but I still like living in Michigan usually. 5y
Suzze @ohyeahthatgirl Where do you live? We've been considering a Michigander Litsy get together. 5y
ohyeahthatgirl Grand Rapids. 5y
CrowCAH Tahquamenon Falls!! 😄 5y
BookNAround I spend my summers in the UP. It's the place of my heart. 5y
Suzze @BookNAround Where do you go? 5y
Wife A book series set in Paradise? I have been going there in the Summer for the last few years. Love ❤️ the Falls. Now I have to read the books. How many in the series? Michigan get together would be nice! Saint Clair Shores. 5y
Suzze @Wife The main character lives in Paradise, and, in most books, the action takes place in that area. There are ten books in the series. He has started a new series, hoping he won't give up on this one. 5y
BookNAround @Suzze We go to the Les Cheneaux Islands in the eastern UP. 5y
Suzze @BookNAround I have an old friend that lives there, in Cedarville. 5y
BookNAround @Suzze Cedarville is where we are. We've got some wonderful friends who live there year round too. 5y
Suzze @BookNAround Ask them if they know Sue Smith. Her husband, Tom, passed a couple of years ago. 5y
lynneamch Visited my gram every summer in Ironwood. @CrowCAH @Wife Often visited the falls and Porcupine Mtn 5y
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