Purgatory Ridge

· Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 3 · Sold by Simon and Schuster
4.4
26 reviews
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400
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About this ebook

When mayhem descends on a tiny logging town, former sheriff Cork O’Connor is called upon to investigate a murder in this “wonderful page-turner” (The Denver Post) that “prolongs suspense to the very end” (Publishers Weekly) by Edgar Award-winning author William Kent Krueger.

Not far from Aurora, Minnesota (population 3,752), lies an ancient expanse of great white pines, sacred to the Anishinaabe tribe. When an explosion kills the night watchman at wealthy industrialist Karl Lindstrom’s nearby lumber mill, it’s obvious where suspicion will fall. Former sheriff Cork O’Connor agrees to help investigate, but he has mixed feelings about the case. For one thing, he is part Anishinaabe. For another, his wife, a lawyer, represents the tribe.

Meanwhile, near Lindstrom’s lakeside home, a reclusive shipwreck survivor and his sidekick are harboring their own resentment of the industrialist. And it soon becomes clear to Cork that danger, both at home and in Aurora, lurks around every corner…
4.4
26 reviews
A Google user
This is the best in the series, so far. Environmentalists are causing problems over logging plans. The lumber mill owners wife and child are kidnapped along with Cork's wife and son. This is an edge of your seat mystery.
A Google user
Really enjoy his tales of Northern Mn
A Google user
This is the third installment of the Cork O'Connor series and I'm enjoying Krueger's willingness to let other characters other than Cork take center stage.

About the author

William Kent Krueger is the New York Times bestselling author of This Tender Land, Ordinary Grace (winner of the Edgar Award for best novel), as well as nineteen acclaimed books in the Cork O’Connor mystery series, including Lightning Strike and Desolation Mountain. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Learn more at WilliamKentKrueger.com.

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