Vermilion Drift

Vermilion Drift

A Novel

Book - 2010
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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.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, c2010
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781439153871
1439153876
9781439153840
1439153841
Branch Call Number: MF KRUEGER
Characteristics: 304 p. ; 24 cm

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LizzieCent
Oct 24, 2016

A worthy successor to C.J. Box's Joe Pickett, and just like the Joe Pickett novels, the books need to be listened to on Playaway to appreciate the nuances of the Minnesota and Ojibwe accents.

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charlie2911
Jun 06, 2012

The 11 th book in Krueger's 'Cork O' Connor' series. An excellent story of current events and a series of gruesome killings. Indian lore, great characters and a very believable story. His last 4 books have been really gripping and this is as good as any

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deRougemont
Nov 09, 2011

Vermilion Drift is William Kent Krueger's best book to date... and that is saying a lot. Pacing, plot, characters, relationships, incredibly rich local colour - these are all trademarks of Krueger's series about Cork O'Connor and small town northern Minnesota.

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