What is the Ursulina?

The mythical beast goes by many names. Bigfoot. Sasquatch. Yeti.

In Black Wolf County, he’s called…the Ursulina.

But to Deputy Rebecca Colder, it’s no myth. A killer is hiding behind the legend of the monster…and people are dying.

THE URSULINA. Available now exclusively from Audible. Print and e-book editions coming on February 1.

Jason Bourne Returns

THE BOURNE TREACHERY arrives in stores on July 27!

This is my second Jason Bourne novel, following on the heels of last year’s THE BOURNE EVOLUTION (which was named one of the top thrillers of 2020 by Kirkus Reviews).

Get signed copies from great indie bookstores like Once Upon a Crime, Poisoned Pen, and Murder by the Book. And join me for one of my upcoming virtual events to go behind the scenes on my work bringing Jason Bourne back to life for a new generation.


“I found myself wondering where the beast was, and what it really was, and why it hadn’t killed me.

Somehow I knew, I already knew even as a girl, that we would meet again.”

THE URSULINA is real. And it’s available today, exclusively from Audible, with amazing narration by January LaVoy.

This book works hand-in-glove with my earlier novel (and Edgar Award finalist) THE DEEP, DEEP SNOW — although perhaps not in ways that you’re expecting. Like that book, it’s a gripping, emotional mystery, and also one of my personal favorites among my books. In fact, I have to say I’m prouder of this two-book set than just about anything I’ve done. I hope you enjoy the shocking twists and turns — and the moving climax — as Deputy Rebecca Colder tells you her story.


You’ve been waiting almost two years for the follow-up novel to my Edgar Award finalist and New York Times bestseller THE DEEP, DEEP SNOW. That book was a huge hit, with more than 20,000 reviews on Audible for the audio edition, narrated by the amazing January LaVoy.  Well, the new novel is almost here. THE URSULINA will be released on June 24, exclusively from Audible. And January is back to do the narration. (For all of you print and e-book fans, don’t worry: Blackstone will be releasing those editions in 2022.)

You may recall the story of the Ursulina from the first book…it’s a mythical beast that stalks the forests, much like Bigfoot or Sasquatch. But to Deputy Rebecca Colder of Black Wolf County, it’s no myth. And people are dying. This book takes us on Rebecca’s dark journey to reveal the truth about the Ursulina…a journey that will lead her to the most excruciating choice a mother can make.

Here’s what January LaVoy said about the experience of narrating this new book: “When we finished recording this audiobook, there was a moment of silence, and then my engineer said, kind of reverently, ‘Wow.’ I said, ‘I know!!’ Not to imply that we’re jaded – we’re not – but we record a *lot* of books together, and the impact of this one was different.”

I hope you feel the same way about this book. It’s available for pre-order right now from Audible or Amazon. If you’re not an Audible member, you can try it for free — and when you do, you’ll be able to order and keep THE URSULINA at no charge. (And don’t forget to listen to THE DEEP, DEEP SNOW, too.)


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Jason Bourne is back July 27!
Here’s what Kirkus Reviews says about THE BOURNE TREACHERY: “This is a tightly plotted, complex yarn with the fast pace that will keep readers flipping the pages….This may wind up on the big screen, but don’t wait for the movie. It’s a fun read.”
And if you’re not caught up on THE BOURNE EVOLUTION, it’s available now in hardcover, e-book, and audio — and the paperback edition arrives later this month on May 25!

Zoom In

Mark your calendars for next Tuesday, May 4, at 6:30 pm CT! I’ll be doing a very special Zoom event sponsored by SELCO, which represents libraries throughout southeastern Minnesota.
There’s so much to talk about! A film deal for INFINITE…the Minnesota Book Award for THE DEEP, DEEP SNOW…the return of Jason Bourne this summer…the audiobook release of THE URSULINA…and…the next Jonathan Stride novel!
Here’s the Zoom link to join in:

Coming Soon: Jason Bourne

Have you been waiting for the paperback of my first Jason Bourne thriller THE BOURNE EVOLUTION? You won’t have to wait much longer. It’s coming May 25!
Of course, it’s also available right now in hardcover, audio, and e-book.
Kirkus named the book one of their top mysteries and thrillers of 2020 and called it “a treat for fans of the late Robert Ludlum.” This book is a complete re-boot of the Bourne series, so you don’t have to have read any of the earlier books. Dive in!
Plus, reading the first Bourne book will whet your appetite for the return of Jason Bourne this summer in THE BOURNE TREACHERY…in stores July 27!