Kurt Robinson was born and raised in Frankfort, Kentucky. His writing began in high school and continued into college at the University of Kentucky, where he wrote several historical fiction short stories that were popular with his professors. After graduating in 2013 with a degree in history, he decided to write a novel. A Journey of the Heart and Mind was published in 2014. After taking two years to research and write, Catfish Alley was published in 2017. Set in Frankfort in the early 1900s and based on a true story, the novel has become beloved in his hometown. His short story, A Bend in the River, is also set in Frankfort on the banks of the Kentucky River in the 1780s. Robinson’s latest novel is entitled The Hunter.
John Watkins is a normal man living a normal life. He goes to his factory job every day and loves his beautiful wife. One of John’s many hobbies is hunting, and he and his best friend go on opening day every year. This year an unusual snowstorm hits and it is freezing outside. However, John decides to go anyway even though his friend cancels on him. At a new hunting location, John sees something shocking that he shouldn’t and discovers a heartbreaking secret. In the midst of the heavy snowfall and followed closely by his pursuers, John must use his weapon and survival skills in order to make it out of the snow-covered Kentucky wilderness and get back home to his wife. He quickly becomes the hunted.