Stef Penney

Stef Penney is a Scottish author and screenwriter known for her debut novel 'The Tenderness of Wolves,' which won the Costa Book of the Year award in 2006.


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  1. 1. The Tenderness of Wolves

    Set in the 1860s, the novel tells the story of a small Canadian town rocked by the brutal murder of a French trapper. When a local woman's adopted son becomes the prime suspect, she embarks on a perilous journey through the wilderness to clear his name. Along the way, she uncovers a complex web of deceit and corruption within her community, while also coming to terms with her own past. The narrative is a gripping blend of mystery, adventure and historical fiction.

    The 11324th Greatest Book of All Time