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.)