He also suspects the accident is part of a trap set for Kate by David Moses, an escaped mental patient who once loved her. What bo and moses don't realize is that they're caught in a web of deadly intrigue spun by a seemingly insignificant bureaucratic department within the federal government. Assigned to protect her, Secret Service agent Bo Thorsen soon falls under Kate's spell.
The Devil's Bed #ad - . Racing to find answers before an assassin's bullet can kill Kate, Bo soon learns that when you lie down with the devil, there's hell to pay.
Desolation Mountain: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 17Atria Books #ad - Stephen joins his father, cork o’connor and a few Ojibwe men from the nearby Iron Lake reservation to sift through the smoldering wreckage when the FBI arrives and quickly assumes control of the situation. The men agree to join forces in their investigation, but soon Cork begins to wonder if Thorson’s loyalties lie elsewhere.
All his life, he has had visions of tragedies to come. The crash of a private plane on desolation mountain in a remote part of the Iron Lake Reservation, which kills a United States senator and most of her family, confirms Stephen’s worst fears. To stephen o’connor, Hamlet’s dour observation is more than just words.
Desolation Mountain: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 17 #ad - . As he initiates his own probe, cork stumbles upon a familiar face in Bo Thorson, a private security consultant whose unnamed clients have hired him to look quietly into the cause of the crash. Krueger delivers yet another “punch-to-the-gut blend of detective story and investigative fiction” Booklist, starred review.
A new york times bestseller edgar award-winning author william kent krueger delivers another heart-pounding thriller filled with “dynamic action scenes” The New York Times as Cork O’Connor and his son Stephen work together to uncover the truth behind the death of a senator on Desolation Mountain and the mysterious disappearances of several first responders.
There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. When he experiences the vision of a great bird shot from the sky, he knows something terrible is about to happen. Roadblocked by lies from the highest levels of government, uncertain who to trust, Cork, Stephen, and facing growing threats the deeper they dig for answers, they will have to face the great menace, and Bo finally understand that to get to the truth, a beast of true evil lurking in the woods—a beast with a murderous intent of unimaginable scale.
Sulfur Springs: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 16Atria Books #ad - Trust no one in coronado county, ” is the most common piece of advice they receive, and Cork doesn’t have to be told twice. So they head to the little desert town of Sulfur Springs where Peter has been receiving his mail. New york times bestselling author william kent krueger showcases his talent “creating strong characters, building drama and conflict, braiding in Indian legend and spirituality, and spinning a good yarn” Minneapolis Star Tribune in this a vivid and pulse-pounding thriller that follows Cork O’Connor’s search for a missing man amid the fraught tensions at the border between Arizona and Mexico.
On the fourth of july, cork o’connor and his new bride Rainy Bisonette receive a desperate phone call from Rainy’s son, just as fireworks are about to go off in Aurora, Minnesota, Peter. Apparently, the rodriguez family is one of the cartels controlling everything illegal that crosses the border from Mexico.
Sulfur Springs: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 16 #ad - But no one in Sulfur Springs seems to know him. To him, Arizona is alien country. The connection is terrible but before the line goes dead, they hear Peter confess to the murder of someone named Rodriquez. As they gather scraps of information about Peter, Cork and Rainy are warned time and again that there is a war going on along the border.
The relentless heat, the absence of water and big trees and shade all feel nightmarish to him, exhilarating, as does his growing sense that Rainy might know more about what’s going on than she’s willing to admit in this fresh, and white-knuckle mystery starring one of the greatest heroes of fiction.
When they arrive, they learn that Peter was fired six months earlier and hasn’t been heard from since.
Manitou Canyon: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 15Atria Books #ad - In the extraordinary new cork o’connor thriller from new york Times bestselling and Edgar Award–winning author William Kent Krueger, the lives of hundreds of innocent people are at stake when Cork vanishes just days before his daughter’s wedding. Since the violent deaths of his wife, and best friend all occurred in previous Novembers, father, Cork O’Connor has always considered it to be the cruelest of months.
Little do they know, not only is Cork’s life on the line, but so are the lives of hundreds of others. As the official search ends with no recovery in sight, Cork is asked by the man’s family to stay on the case. Yet, his daughter has chosen this dismal time of year in which to marry, and Cork is understandably uneasy.
Manitou Canyon: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 15 #ad - They do find blood, however. With an early winter storm on the horizon, it’s a race against time as Cork’s family struggles to uncover the mystery behind these disappearances. As the sky darkens and the days pass, Cork’s family anxiously awaits his return. His concern comes to a head when a man camping in Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness goes missing.
A lot of it. Locating cork’s campsite, they find no sign of him.
Windigo Island: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 14Atria Books #ad - With only the barest hope of saving her from men whose darkness rivals that of the legendary Windigo, Cork prepares for an epic battle that will determine whether it will be fear, or love, that truly conquers all. At the request of the arceneaux family, former sheriff turned private investigator, Cork O’Connor, takes on the case.
He learns that the old port city of Duluth is a modern-day center for sex trafficking of vulnerable women, many of whom are young Native Americans. As the investigation deepens, so does the danger. But on the bad Bluff reservation, nobody’s talking. Cork o’connor battles vicious villains, both mythical and modern, to rescue a young girl in the latest nail-biting mystery from New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger.
Windigo Island: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 14 #ad - When the body of a teenage ojibwe girl washes up on the shore of an island in Lake Superior, the residents of the nearby Bad Bluff reservation whisper that it was the work of a deadly mythical beast, the Windigo, or a vengeful spirit called Michi Peshu. Still, cork puts enough information together to find a possible trail.
Such stories have been told by the ojibwe people for generations, but they don’t explain how the girl and her friend, Mariah Arceneaux, disappeared a year ago. Yet cork holds tight to his higher purpose—his vow to find Mariah, an innocent fifteen-year-old girl whose family is desperate to get her back.
Tamarack County: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 13Atria Books #ad - He was the deputy in charge of the investigation that sent the man to prison. Cork o’connor, the ex-sheriff of Tamarack County, notices small things about the woman’s disappearance that disturb him. At its center is a murder more than twenty years old, for which an innocent man may have been convicted.
Cork o’conner returns for “hold-your-breath suspense” Booklist, starred review in the thirteenth novel in the New York Times bestselling mystery series. During a blizzard one bitter winter night, just days before Christmas, the car belonging to the wife of a retired local judge is discovered abandoned on a rural county road in Tamarack County.
And cork has only hours to stop it before his family and friends pay the ultimate price for the sins of others. Cork remembers the case only too well. With the darkest days of the year at hand, the storms of winter continue to isolate Tamarack County. When the beloved pet dog of a friend is brutally killed and beheaded, he begins to see a startling pattern in these and other recent dark occurrences in the area.
Tamarack County: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 13 #ad - Somewhere behind the blind of all that darkness and drifting snow, a vengeful force is at work. And after his own son is brutally attacked and nearly killed, Cork understands that someone is spinning a deadly web in Tamarack County. After days of fruitless searching, there is little hope that she’ll be found alive, if she’s found at all.
Trickster's Point: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 12Atria Books #ad - Although the men have been bowhunting, a long-standing tradition among these two friends, this is no hunting accident. Jubal was known by many for his passion, his loyalty, and his ambition. Only cork knows that he was capable of murder. With him is jubal little, who is favored to become the first Native American elected governor of Minnesota, and who is slowly dying with an arrow through his heart.
Full of nail-biting suspense, a town blessed with natural beauty yet plagued by small-town feuds and heated racial tension, plus a fascinating look into Cork’s teenage years in Aurora, that lead men and women into the difficult, Trickster’s Point is a thrilling exploration of the motives, sometimes deadly, both good and ill, political arena.
Trickster's Point: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 12 #ad - The dying don’t easily become the dead. He understands full well that he’s been set up. As he works to clear his name and track the real killer, complex relationship with the tough kid who would grow up to become a professional football player, a populist politician, he remembers his long, and the lover of the first woman to whom Cork ever gave his heart.
The next novel in william kent krueger’s new york times bestselling series finds Cork O’Connor sitting in the shadow of a towering monolith known as Trickster’s Point, deep in the Minnesota wilderness. The arrow turns out to be one of Cork’s, and he becomes the primary suspect in the murder.
Northwest Angle: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 11Atria Books #ad - Powerful forces intent on securing the child pursue them to the isolated Northwest Angle, where it’s impossible to tell who among the residents is in league with the devil. During a houseboat vacation on the remote lake of the Woods, Jenny, a violent gale sweeps through unexpectedly, stranding Cork and his daughter, on a devastated island where the wind has ushered in a force far darker and more deadly than any storm.
. Whimpering sounds coming from outside the cabin lead them to a tangle of branches toppled by the vicious winds. Part adventure, part mystery, northwest angle is a dynamic addition to William Kent Krueger’s critically acclaimed, and all knockout thriller” Booklist, award-winning series. Underneath the debris, hungry and dehydrated, they find a baby boy, but still very much alive.
Northwest Angle: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 11 #ad - With his family caught in the crosshairs of a group of brutal killers, detective Cork O’Connor must solve the murder of a young girl in the latest installment of William Kent Krueger’s unforgettable New York Times bestselling series. Cork understands that to save his family he must solve the puzzle of this mysterious child whom death follows like a shadow.
She wasn’t killed by the storm, however; she’d been bound and tortured before she died. Amid the wreckage, cork and Jenny discover an old trapper’s cabin where they find the body of a teenage girl.
Vermilion Drift: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 10Atria Books #ad - Deep in the mine during his first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room that contains the remains of six murder victims. Time is running out, however. As cork searches for answers, he must dig into his own past and that of his father, a well-respected man who harbored a ghastly truth. But the sixth has been dead less than a week.
When the department of energy puts an underground iron mine on its short list of potential sites for storage of nuclear waste, a barrage of protest erupts in Tamarack County, Minnesota, and Cork is hired as a security consultant. Some nights, corcoran O’Connor dreams his father’s death. William kent krueger’s gripping tale of suspense begins with a recurring nightmare, a gun, and a wound in the earth so deep and horrific that it has a name: Vermilion Drift.
A poignant portrayal of the complexities of family life, it’s also a sobering reminder that even those closest to our hearts can house the darkest—and deadliest—of secrets. Vermilion drift is a powerful novel, filled with all the mystery and suspense for which Krueger has won so many awards. What’s worse, two of the bodies—including the most recent victim—were killed using Cork’s own gun, one handed down to him from his father.
Vermilion Drift: A Novel Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 10 #ad - New threats surface, and unless Cork can unravel the tangled thread of clues quickly, more death is sure to come. Five appear to be nearly half a century old—connected to what the media once dubbed "The Vanishings, " a series of unsolved disappearances in the summer of 1964, when Cork’s father was sheriff in Tamarack County.
Red Knife: A Cork O'Connor Mystery Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 8Atria Books #ad - Both sides look to cork O'Connor, a man of mixed heritage, to uncover the truth behind the murders. He knows that violence is never a virtue, but he believes that it's sometimes a necessary response to the evil that men do. The newest book in william kent krueger's award-winning Corcoran O'Connor series finds the charismatic private investigator caught in the middle of a racial gang war that's turning picturesque Tamarack County, Minnesota, into a bloody battlefield.
A former sheriff, cork has lived, fought, and nearly died to keep the small-town streets and his family safe from harm. In red knife, as well as a sensitive look at the secrets we keep from even those closest to us and the destructive nature of all that is left unsaid between fathers and sons, husbands and wives, Krueger gives his readers a vivid picture of racial conflict in small-town America, friends and lovers.
Red Knife: A Cork O'Connor Mystery Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 8 #ad - When the head of the red boyz and his wife are murdered in a way that suggests execution, and the citizens of Tamarack County brace themselves for war, the Ojibwe gang mobilizes, white against red. His target is the red boyz, a gang of Ojibwe youths accused of supplying the girl's fatal drug dose. When the daughter of a powerful businessman dies as a result of her meth addiction, her father, strong-willed and brutal Buck Reinhardt, vows revenge.
As the unspeakable unfolds in the remote and beautiful place he calls home, Cork is forced to confront the horrific truth: Violence is a beast that cannot be contained. Racing to find answers before the bloodshed spreads, Cork himself becomes involved in the darkest of deeds.
Copper River: A Cork O'Connor Mystery Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 6Atria Books #ad - It's an error -- one a good man might make -- but as the contract killers who are hunting him close in, Cork realizes too late that it may be the last mistake he'll ever make. The trail left by the dead girl eventually leads to a shelter for homeless youth and into the grim reality of children lost and abandoned, who become easy prey for the perverted appetites of human predators.
But being a father figure to Ren will prove more difficult than Cork could possibly imagine. The latest in the series finds the sheriff running for his life from professional hit men who have already put a bullet through his leg. Recklessly, charlie, he turns from his own worries and focuses on tracking the conspiracy of killers before Ren and his best friend, fall victim.
Copper River: A Cork O'Connor Mystery Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 6 #ad - When the body of a young girl surfaces along the banks of the Copper River and another teenager vanishes, Cork must choose between helping to solve these deadly mysteries and thwarting the hit men who draw closer to him with every hour. In well-crafted settings that are beautiful and unforgiving, with unforgettable characters and jaw-dropping surprises, William Kent Krueger's Cork O'Connor thrillers have drawn a flood of awards and praise.
. Desperate, he finds sanctuary outside a small town called Bodine on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in an old resort owned by his cousin, Jewell DuBois. All small towns have buried secrets but, as Cork soon learns, this one has more than its share. Though jewell, her fourteen-year-old son, keeps Cork at arm's length, Ren, a bitter widow whose husband may have been killed by cops, is looking for a friend.