Laura Kasischke, the critically acclaimed and nationally
bestselling poet and author of The Raising, returns with Mind of Winter, a dark and chilling
thriller that combines domestic drama with elements of psychological suspense
and horror—an addictive tale of denial and guilt that is part Joyce Carol Oates
and part Chris Bohjalian.
On a snowy Christmas morning, Holly Judge awakens with the
fragments of a nightmare floating on the edge of her consciousness. Something
followed them from Russia. Thirteen years ago, she and her husband Eric
adopted baby Tatty, their pretty, black-haired Rapunzel, from the Pokrovka
Orphanage #2. Now, at fifteen, Tatiana is more beautiful than ever—and disturbingly
As a blizzard rages outside, Holly and Tatiana are alone.
With each passing hour, Tatiana’s mood darkens, and her behavior becomes
increasingly frightening … until Holly finds she no longer recognizes her
daughter. Download and start listening now!