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Corcoran "Cork" O'Connor is a former Chicago cop living in the north Minnesota woods.
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Book 1
#1
Iron Lake
A Novel (1) (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series)
William Kent Krueger - Jun 11, 2019 (first published in 1998)
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“A brilliant achievement, and one every crime reader and writer needs to celebrate.” —Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Glass Houses“A master craftsman [and] a series of books written with a grace and precision so stunning that you’d swear the stories were your own.” —Craig Johnson, author of the Walt Longmire series“Among thoug...
Book 2
#2
Boundary Waters
A Novel (2) (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series)
William Kent Krueger - Jun 09, 2009 (first published in 1999)
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Former small-town sheriff Cork O’Connor leads a desperate search-and-rescue mission into the unforgiving Minnesota wilderness in this “gritty, bloody adventure” (Publishers Weekly) from critically acclaimed author William Kent Krueger’s award-winning mystery series. The Quetico-Superior Wilderness: more than two million acres of forest, white-water...
Book 3
#3
Purgatory Ridge
A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 3)
William Kent Krueger - Mar 09, 2010 (first published in 2001)
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Winner of the prestigious Loft-McKnight Fiction Award and the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, William Kent Krueger has established himself as a startlingly original voice in thriller fiction. With Purgatory Ridge he cements his standing as a suspense writer of the highest caliber. Not far from the small town of Aurora (population 3,752) lies an...
Book 4
#4
Blood Hollow
A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 4)
William Kent Krueger - Feb 03, 2004
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When the corpse of a beautiful high school student is discovered on a hillside four months after her disappearance on New Year's Eve, all evidence points to her boyfriend, local bad boy Solemn Winter Moon. Despite Solemn's self-incriminating decision to go into hiding, Cork O'Connor, Aurora's former sheriff, isn't about to hang the crime on the kid...
Book 5
#5
Mercy Falls
A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 5)
William Kent Krueger - Aug 16, 2005
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In this follow-up to Blood Hollow, Tamarack County Sheriff Corcoran O'Connor investigates the high-profile murder of a powerful Chicago businessman. When he's then targeted by a sniper, O'Connor must move through a maze of murder, adultery, and deceit....
Book 6
#6
Copper River
A Novel (6) (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series)
William Kent Krueger - Aug 11, 2009
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Sheriff Cork O’Connor is running for his life—straight into a murderous conspiracy involving teenage runaways in this thrilling installment of William Kent Krueger’s “buy-today-read-tonight series” (Lee Child).Desperately avoiding the professional hit men who have already put a bullet in his leg, Cork finds sanctuary outside the small Michigan town...
Book 7
#7
Thunder Bay
A Cork O'Connor Mystery (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 7)
William Kent Krueger - Jul 24, 2007
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Henry Meloux, Cork's friend and spiritual advisor, asks the Minnesota sheriff turned private investigator to find Henry's long-lost son. Cork tracks the man to the Canadian town of Thunder Bay, Ontario, where it turns out he's a prominent (if reclusive) industrialist. When someone tries to kill Henry, and the evidence points to his son, Cork digs d...
Book 8
#8
Red Knife
A Cork O'Connor Mystery (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 8)
William Kent Krueger - Sep 03, 2008
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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. His target is the Red Boyz, a gang of Ojibwe youths accused of supplying the girl's fatal drug dose. When the head of the Red Boyz and his wife are murdered in a way that suggests execution, the Ojib...
Book 9
#9
Heaven's Keep
A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 9)
William Kent Krueger - Aug 20, 2009
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You can’t keep Cork down, and in the next riveting novel in William Kent Krueger’s award-winning mystery series, Cork O’Connor again rises to the top as he investigates the disappearance of his beloved wife....
Book 10
#10
Vermilion Drift
A Novel (10) (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series)
William Kent Krueger - Jun 07, 2011 (first published in 2010)
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Some nights, Corcoran O’Connor dreams his father’s death. ...
Book 11
#11
Northwest Angle
A Novel (11) (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series)
William Kent Krueger - Apr 10, 2012 (first published in 2011)
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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.With his family caught in the crosshairs of a group of brutal killers, detective Cork O’Connor must solve the murder ...
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Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger