Blood Hollow (Paperback)

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Tough-as-nails former small-town sheriff Cork O'Connor is forced into the center of an eerie mystery with a shocking twist in this "vivid and realistic" ("Booklist") Anthony Award-winning novel from critically acclaimed author William Kent Krueger
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, Minnesota's former sheriff, isn't about to hang the crime on a kid he's convinced is innocent. In an uphill battle to clear Solemn's name, Cork encounters no shortage of adversity. Some -- like bigotry and bureaucracy -- he knows all too well. What Cork isn't prepared for is the emergence of a long-held resentment from his own childhood. And when Solemn reappears, claiming to have seen a vision of Jesus Christ in Blood Hollow, the mystery becomes thornier than Cork could ever have anticipated. And that's when the miracles start happening...

About the Author

William Kent Krueger is the "New York Times "bestselling author of fourteen mysteries in the Cork O'Connor series, including "Trickster's Point" and "Tamarack County", as well as the novel "Ordinary Grace", which won the 2014 Edgar Award for Best Novel. He lives in the Twin Cities with his family. Visit his website at

Praise For…

"Krueger has moved to the head of the crime fiction class with this one."

-- Chicago Sun-Times

"Heart-stopping.... Krueger is at the top of his form."

-- St. Paul Pioneer Press

ÒSuperb. . . . Blood HollowÕs twists continue to surprise even to the last line.Ó

ÑSun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, FL)

Product Details
ISBN: 9781439157794
ISBN-10: 1439157790
Publisher: Atria Books
Publication Date: July 21st, 2009
Pages: 512
Language: English