The Wolves of Winter

The Wolves of Winter

Book - 2018
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The old world has been ravaged by war and disease, and as far as Lynn McBride is concerned, her family could be the last one left on earth. For seven years, the McBrides have eked out a meagre existence in the still, white wilderness of the Yukon. But this is not living. This is survival on the brink. Into this fragile community walk new threats, including the enigmatic fugitive, Jax, who holds secrets about the past and, possibly, keys to a better future. And then there's Immunity, the pre war organization that was supposed to save humankind from the flu. They're still out there, enforcing order and conducting experiments--but is their work for the good of humankind or is something much more sinister at play? In the face of almost certain extinction, Lynn and her family must learn to hunt as a pack or die alone in the cold.
Publisher: Toronto :, Simon & Schuster Canada,, [2018]
Edition: Simon & Schuster Canada edition
ISBN: 9781501155734
Branch Call Number: FICTION JOH
Characteristics: 312 pages ; 23 cm

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Sep 17, 2018

very well written. high interest and adventure, well developed characters, a very quick and easy read. The novel is first time Canadian author Tyrell Johnson. I cannot wait for his next book. This book was a high interest, easy read. It is one of those books that you want to read in one sitting.

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mystic_faerie
Aug 07, 2018

Very well written. Though not my usual genre, I really enjoyed this book, and did not want to put it down.

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whipper
May 20, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyable book by a local writer (Kelowna) Some say predictable, however, it is interesting and has just the right amount of believable action. A little slow to start but hard to put down once it gets going.

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Levilibrary
Apr 09, 2018

Best book I've read in a long time. I couldn't put it down. Hope there are more to follow.

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KatG1983
Feb 18, 2018

This book was introduced to me as "a mix of 'Station Eleven' and 'The Hunger Games'..." ; and while the writing is not nearly as sophisticated as that in 'Station Eleven' (my absolute 100% FAVOURITE novel of the past 5 years - PLEASE GO READ IT!!!!), I found Wolves of Winter to be an entirely engaging and fun read. Yes, there's a fairly predictable story arc, but you kind of know what you're getting into reading this genre of book, no? Also don't forget to go read Station Eleven. You'll thank me for it later.

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hboening
Feb 06, 2018

This book is full of action, but it was fairly predictable. The characters are relatable, but the storyline is redundant (i.e. the divergent series, the hunger games, etc.): 1) ordinary girl steps up in the face of adversity 2) girl finds strength she never knew she had 3) she saves the day.

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