It was my privilege to appear recently on the public TV show Off the Shelf with host Veronica Andrews. This half-hour show, produced by Dana Frazao, has previously attracted authors like Nicholas Sparks and Israeli poet Admiel Kosman. I had a great time talking about Cracking the Ice. You can watch it online here.
Cracking the Ice has been getting a great reception. Check out some of the following endorsements. “To say I couldn’t put it down doesn’t say enough. A must read for every adult and young adult alike.” — Pete Webster, UNH Hockey Radio Network “This is a terrific book and I would recommend it to […]
I’ll be signing books at the Barnes and Noble in Peabody, Massachusetts, on April 14 at 2 p.m. Hope to see a lot of you there. I’ll be posting about other signings shortly.
Shelly McArthur’s North by Northwest bookstore in Lincoln City, Oregon, hosted a signing earlier this month for Kristine Kathyrn Rusch, Christina York, Matt Buchman, and myself. I had a great time and Shelly sold every last copy he’d ordered of Cracking the Ice! Here’s a photo of Matt and I (he’s the one on the […]
Joshua Boyd interviewed me about Cracking the Ice in The Georgetown Record. It’s a substantial one, over a full half page.
What a wonderful, wonderful day. The book release party in Boston was a blast! Great food and drink. The readings went well (I think). Lots of people either bought the book or had me autograph books they’d gotten earlier, already read, and in virtually every case said that they’d loved. I’m on cloud nine.
Long and Short Reviews gave Cracking the Ice four stars! It then went on to say many complimentary words about the book, finishing with the following: The best of humanity is explored — and some of the worst, exposed. It is very readable, written with a clear and powerful voice, and is engaging from beginning to […]
There are numerous spoilers in the Booklist review of Cracking the Ice, so I won’t include the entire text. I want you to experience the action without knowing how every twist and turn will develop. Here, however, is the highlight of the review: Hendrickson’s debut novel paints a gripping account of a courageous young man rising above evil. […]
I’m delighted to announce that Cracking the Ice is now shipping from the publisher warehouses. I can’t wait to hold a copy in my hands. And of course, I hope all of you will be holding copies in your hands, too.
Today I learned of a 12-year-old student’s book review of Cracking the Ice. Among other things, the student said my novel was a “masterpiece.” Exquisite taste, no?