Author: Marcus Sedgwick
Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 2010
Razor-sharp, psychological thriller set in a snowy Artic wilderness.
Its 1910. In a cabin north of the Artic Circle , in a place murderously cold and desolate, Sig Andersson is alone... alone except the corpse of his father, frozen to death that morning when he fell through the ice on the lake.
The cabin is silent -until there is a knock at the door.
Its a stranger, and as his extraordinary story unwinds, Sig's thoughts turn more and more to his fathers prized possession, a Colt revolver....