W.A. Winter


W.A. Winter is the pen name of a Minneapolis journalist and author.

Smashwords Interview

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Born and raised in Minneapolis. I'm taking this opportunity to explore my hometown during the postwar years, when I grew up, formed, frightened, and fascinated by my own little world.
When did you first start writing?
In high school. In fact, however, I've been making up stories since as far back as I can remember. Oddly (or not), even the earliest ones incorporated sketchy characters and law enforcement.
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Wolfie's Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Scam artist Werther Wolfe and ex-cop Rennie Beausoleil have been rivals all their lives. Not coincidentally, Wolfie is married to Rennie's stepsister, Denise, whose seductive charms have tormented Rennie since the three of them were kids. Wolfie also happens to be a killer who’s determined to kill again, and this time the intended victim of his “perfect murder” is Rennie himself.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"Fixer" Frank Gates wants to hire "handyman" Harry Fairchild to murder a wealthy executive's cheating wife. Frank's unstable stepson, meanwhile, wants to kill the executive and run off with the woman. And a relentless homicide detective is determined to make Frank and Harry pay for an old crime. The second in a series of period noir novels inspired by Patricia Highsmith and George V. Higgins.
See You / See Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The first in a series of noir novels inspired by Patricia Highsmith, John D. MacDonald, and George V. Higgins. Set in postwar Minneapolis, Minnesota, See You / See Me tells the tale of ordinary people who become fatally entangled in their own desires, frustrations, and lies. When the curtain falls, this much is clear: Death is in the eye of the beholder.

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