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A Killing Freeze Setting

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Events take place in the environs of Harmon Falls, a small Minnesota town.

It is wintertime, and snow covers the ground and buildings in and around the town. For several years, Clarie's father has organized the Winter Fest for Harmon Falls, which draws tourists and local people to contests such as snowmobile racing and ice carving.

The Winter Fest serves as a way for local business people to make money: Although the events of the Winter Fest themselves do not bring in much money, those who attend the festival tend to buy goods at the local stores, including snowmobiles from Clarie's Dad.

The success of the Winter Fest is essential to the merchants making a profit on the year, whose success this year is threatened by the deaths of Mrs. Amling and Richard Moline.

Most of the events in A Killing Freeze take place outside, in the...

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