The 7th Annual Vernon County Reads is well underway and Jeff Nania’s author visit is fast approaching!

Fans of previous Vernon County Read authors like William Kent Kruger and Victoria Huston will love Nania’s Northern Lakes Mystery Series, which is set in the Boundary Waters of Wisconsin. A Wisconsin resident himself, Jeff Nania has spent his years as a law enforcement officer, writer, conservationist, and biofuel creator.

Nania’s visit will take place at the Coon Valley American Legion on August 24th at 7 pm. We can’t wait to see you there!

Want to learn more about his novels? Here is a snapshot of each and a link to our catalogue to request a copy for yourself.

Book 1: Figure 8

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“Every night John Cabrelli relives the tragic events that ended his career. While struggling to find himself again, John inherits his uncle’s cabin and returns to the lake where he spent much of his youth. Little does John know that danger waits for him when he uncovers suspicious circumstances of his uncle’s death. Few people will talk about it as John unravels a mystery that could forever change the landscape.”

Book 2: Spider Lake

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“A missing federal agent, suitcases full of cash, a secluded cabin in the woods. Spider Lake is no longer the peaceful retreat John Cabrelli needs to recover from his gunshot wounds and start a new life. Knowing Cabrelli is a former law enforcement officer, the new chief of police recruits him to help untangle a string of strange events in the little town of Musky Falls. Cabrelli and a colorful team of local residents land in the center of a fast-paced action thriller with a surprise ending that’s sure to make your head spin.”

Book 3: Bough Cutter

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“When grouse hunters stumble upon a body in the backwoods, Sheriff John Cabrelli works to untangle the complex case, while stressed relationships, public outcries for justice, and pressure from the media compound the situation. As the body count rises in the expansive landscape, he soon finds his greatest resource is the community itself. Bough Cutter is the third book in the best-selling Northern Lakes Mystery series and is perfect for fans of William Kent Krueger, Victoria Houston, C. J. Box, and Patricia Skalka. Award-winning author Jeff Nania keeps readers wondering who is on the right side of the law in the rural Northwoods county.”

Book 4: Musky Run

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“Olympic medalist Anna MacDonald comes home to Namekagon County to emcee the Great Wilderness Race as predators stalk the Northwoods. While occasional interactions with potentially dangerous animals are old hat for most residents, this changes when unpredictable behavior patterns make it unclear who is the hunter and who is the hunted. Sheriff John Cabrelli and the new Musky Falls chief of police work swiftly to keep the community calm as they try to piece together the clues before it is too late.”