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Thunder Bay: A Cork O'Connor Mystery (Cork O'Connor Mysteries) (urspr publ 2007; utgåvan 2007)

av William Kent Krueger

Serier: Cork O'Connor (7)

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The promise, as I remember it, happened this way. Happy and content in his hometown of Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor has left his badge behind and is ready for a life of relative peace, setting up shop as a private investigator. But his newfound state of calm is soon interrupted when Henry Meloux, the Ojibwe medicine man and Cork's spiritual adviser, makes a request: Will Cork find the son that Henry fathered long ago? With little to go on, Cork uses his investigative skills to locate Henry Wellington, a wealthy and reclusive industrialist living in Thunder Bay, Ontario. When a murder attempt is made on old Meloux's life, all clues point north across the border. But why would Wellington want his father dead? This question takes Cork on a journey through time as he unravels the story of Meloux's 1920s adventures in the ore-rich wilderness of Canada, where his love for a beautiful woman, far outside his culture, led him into a trap of treachery, greed, and murder. The past and present collide along the rocky shores of Thunder Bay, where a father's unconditional love is tested by a son's deeply felt resentment, and where jealousy and revenge remain the code among men. As Cork hastens to uncover the truth and save his friend, he soon discovers that his own life is in danger and is reminded that the promises we keep - even for the best of friends - can sometimes place us in the hands of our worst enemies.… (mer)
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Titel:Thunder Bay: A Cork O'Connor Mystery (Cork O'Connor Mysteries)
Författare:William Kent Krueger
Info:Atria Books (2007), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 288 pages
Samlingar:Ditt bibliotek
Betyg:****
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  lynngood2 | Sep 10, 2021 |
Really enjoy his Cork O'Conner books ( )
  aldimartino | Nov 24, 2020 |
Really enjoy his Cork O'Conner books ( )
  Andy_DiMartino | Nov 24, 2020 |
I love this series about Cork O'Connor and the Northern Minnesota setting. This is book 7 in the series and by now the characters feel like family. While this one felt a bit formulaic, it was exactly what I needed during this time of uncertainty. ( )
  Lynsey2 | Jul 3, 2020 |
Favorite one of the series so far! I loved the back story on Henry. Audio, as usual for this series, but a new narrator which I really didn't mind. David Chandler, the old one also did all the CJ Box books and the same voice and the different Jo(e)'s always had me confused. Moving on to #8. ( )
  she_climber | Apr 6, 2017 |
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The promise, as I remember it, happened this way. Happy and content in his hometown of Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor has left his badge behind and is ready for a life of relative peace, setting up shop as a private investigator. But his newfound state of calm is soon interrupted when Henry Meloux, the Ojibwe medicine man and Cork's spiritual adviser, makes a request: Will Cork find the son that Henry fathered long ago? With little to go on, Cork uses his investigative skills to locate Henry Wellington, a wealthy and reclusive industrialist living in Thunder Bay, Ontario. When a murder attempt is made on old Meloux's life, all clues point north across the border. But why would Wellington want his father dead? This question takes Cork on a journey through time as he unravels the story of Meloux's 1920s adventures in the ore-rich wilderness of Canada, where his love for a beautiful woman, far outside his culture, led him into a trap of treachery, greed, and murder. The past and present collide along the rocky shores of Thunder Bay, where a father's unconditional love is tested by a son's deeply felt resentment, and where jealousy and revenge remain the code among men. As Cork hastens to uncover the truth and save his friend, he soon discovers that his own life is in danger and is reminded that the promises we keep - even for the best of friends - can sometimes place us in the hands of our worst enemies.

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