Northwest Angle: A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series)
Publish Date: 2012-04-10
Author: William Kent Krueger
With his family caught in the crosshairs of a group of brutal killers, detective Cork OConnor must solve the murder of a young girl in the latest installment of William Kent Kruegers unforgettable New York Times bestselling series.
With his family caught in the crosshairs of a group of brutal killers, detective Cork OConnor must solve the murder of a young girl in William Kent Kruegers latest unforgettable New York Times bestseller.
During a houseboat vacation on the remote Lake of the Woods, a violent gale sweeps through unexpectedly, stranding Cork and his daughter, Jenny, on a devastated island where the wind has ushered in a force far darker and more deadly than any storm.
Amid the wreckage, Cork and Jenny discover the body of a teenage girl. She wasnt killed by the storm, however; shed been bound and tortured before she died. Nearby, underneath a tangle of branches, they also find a baby boy, hungry and dehydrated, but still very much alive. Powerful forces intent on securing the child pursue them to the isolated Northwest Angle, where its impossible to tell who among the residents is in league with the devil, but Cork understands that to save his family he must solve the puzzle of this mysterious child whom death follows like a shadow.