On my nightstand: Michael Quill

Michael Quill, director of marketing for Racine-based Affinity Strategic Marketing, discovered novelist William Kent Krueger while searching for novels on his Kindle.

“I read his first stand-alone novel, ‘Ordinary Grace,’ years ago and absolutely loved it,” Quill said. “I couldn’t wait for his next novel, ‘This Tender Land,’ to be published so I pre-ordered it.”

“This Tender Land” is set in Minnesota during the Great Depression. It chronicles the journey of four orphans after they flee the harsh treatment of the head administrator of their orphanage.

“It truly is a page-turner,” Quill said. “I found myself overwhelmingly eager to learn the fate of the main characters because each new encounter on their journey was more enthralling than the previous ones. Mr. Krueger’s character development and dialogue are excellent. I read a lot of non-fiction so occasionally reading a novel like this provides a great escape.”  

“This Tender Land”  By William Kent Krueger 
“This Tender Land”
By William Kent Krueger

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