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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Vermilion Drift (Cork O'Connor Mysteries)

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William Kent Krueger's gripping tale of suspense begins with a recurring nightmare, a gun, and a wound in the earth so deep and horrific that it has a name: Vermilion Drift.When the Department of Energy puts an underground iron mine on its short list of potential sites for storage of nuclear waste, a barrage of protest erupts in Tamarack County, Minnesota, and Cork is hired as a security consultant.Deep in the mine during his first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room that contains the remains of six murder victims. Five appear to be nearly half a century old ? connected to what the media once dubbed ?The Vanishings, ? a series of unsolved disappearances in the summer of 1964, when Cork's father was sheriff in Tamarack County. But the sixth has been dead less than a week. What's worse, two of the bodies ? including the most recent victim ? were killed using Cork's own gun, one handed down to him from his father.As Cork searches for answers, he must dig into his own past and that of his father, a well-respected man who harbored a ghastly truth. Time is running out, however. New threats surface, and unless Cork can unravel the tangled thread of clues quickly, more death is sure to come.Vermilion Drift is a powerful novel, filled with all the mystery and suspense for which Krueger has won so many awards. A poignant portrayal of the complexities of family life, it's also a sobering reminder that even those closest to our hearts can house the darkest ? and deadliest ? of secrets.

Synopsis:

Former sheriff and part-time PI Cork O'Connor heads security when the Atomic Energy Commission puts the Vermilion One Mine on its shortlist of potential sites for storage of nuclear waste. His first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room with the remains of six murder victims inside.

Synopsis:

When the Atomic Energy Commission puts the Vermilion One Mine on its shortlist of potential sites for storage of nuclear waste, a barrage of protest erupts in Tamarack County, Minnesota, and Cork Oa (TM)Connor is hired to head security.

His first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room with the remains of six murder victims inside. Five appear to be nearly half a century old a connected to what the media had dubbed a oeThe Vanishings, a a series of unsolved disappearances in the summer of 1964, when Corka (TM)s father was sheriff in Tamarack County. But the sixth has been dead less than a week. Whata (TM)s worse, two of the bodies a including the most recent victim a were killed using Corka (TM)s own gun, one handed down to him from his father.

As Cork searches for answers, he must dig into the darker passages of his familya (TM)s past. New threats surface, and unless Cork can unravel the tangled thread of clues quickly, more death is sure to come to Tamarack County.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781423396123
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
Thrillers
Read by:
Schirner, Buck
Read:
Schirner, Buck
Performed by:
Schirner, Buck
Author:
Krueger, William Kent
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Library Audio
Series:
Cork O'Connor Mysteries
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English
Dimensions:
7.50x5.30x.60 in. .15 lbs.
Media Run Time:
639

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Product details pages Brilliance Audio - English 9781423396123 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Former sheriff and part-time PI Cork O'Connor heads security when the Atomic Energy Commission puts the Vermilion One Mine on its shortlist of potential sites for storage of nuclear waste. His first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room with the remains of six murder victims inside.
"Synopsis" by , When the Atomic Energy Commission puts the Vermilion One Mine on its shortlist of potential sites for storage of nuclear waste, a barrage of protest erupts in Tamarack County, Minnesota, and Cork Oa (TM)Connor is hired to head security.

His first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room with the remains of six murder victims inside. Five appear to be nearly half a century old a connected to what the media had dubbed a oeThe Vanishings, a a series of unsolved disappearances in the summer of 1964, when Corka (TM)s father was sheriff in Tamarack County. But the sixth has been dead less than a week. Whata (TM)s worse, two of the bodies a including the most recent victim a were killed using Corka (TM)s own gun, one handed down to him from his father.

As Cork searches for answers, he must dig into the darker passages of his familya (TM)s past. New threats surface, and unless Cork can unravel the tangled thread of clues quickly, more death is sure to come to Tamarack County.

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