By William Kent Krueger
A excellent new installment within the prize-winning Cork O'Connor sequence -- from the acclaimed writer of The Devil's Bed and Purgatory Ridge -- immerses readers in an eerie secret surrounding a racially charged homicide in small-town Minnesota.
Winner of the Loft-McKnight Fiction Award and the Anthony Award for most sensible First Novel, William Kent Krueger is a unconditionally unique expertise between secret writers, dealing with to fuse encouraged, fluid storytelling with advanced, finely textured characterizations. Now, in a promptly paced novel that outstrips even its predecessors in its skill to ratchet up the suspense, Krueger takes us again to Aurora, Minnesota, the place the charismatic Cork O'Connor encounters his so much baffling case thus far.
whilst the corpse of an attractive highschool pupil is stumbled on on a hillside 4 months after her disappearance on New Year's Eve, all proof issues to her boyfriend, neighborhood undesirable boy Solemn iciness Moon. regardless of Solemn's self-incriminating choice to enter hiding, Cork O'Connor, Aurora's former sheriff, isn't approximately to hold the crime at the child, whom O'Connor is confident is blameless. In an uphill conflict to transparent Solemn's identify, Cork encounters no scarcity of adversity. a few he is familiar with all too good -- small-town bigotry and forms ideal between them. What Cork isn't ready for is the emergence of a long-held resentment hailing from his personal adolescence. And while Solemn reappears, claiming to have visible a imaginative and prescient of Jesus Christ in Blood hole, the secret turns into thornier than Cork might ever have expected. And that's while the miracles commence happening....
Praised through critics and friends alike for his daring and insightful writing, William Kent Krueger has turn into a grasp of combining awesome, evocative prose with gorgeous, nonstop suspense. Readers are bound to be riveted by means of his most up-to-date foray into the darkest corners of a small-town paradise and the detective who's decided to convey all of it to mild.
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Blood Hollow (Cork O'Connor, Book 4) by William Kent Krueger