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Critical Praise

Absolutely loved it. Even gave me a nightmare.

—Gary Schulze, Once Upon A Crime Mystery Bookstore, Minneapolis

I picked up your book this morning before I left for work and I couldn't put it down all day...It's wonderful.

—Robin Agnew, Aunt Agatha's Mystery Bookstore, Ann Arbor

Cork O’Connor…is one of those hometown heroes you rarely seE…someone so decent and true, he might restore his town’s battered faith in the old values.

—The New York Times Book Review

There’s a reason why William Kent Krueger is known as a writer’s writer. His stories are works of art, literary wonders that beautifully capture a sense of place while they deliver a powerful emotional punch.

—Tess Gerritsen

One of today’s automatic buy-today-read-tonight series. Thoughtful but suspenseful, fast but lasting, contemporary but strangely timeless, Krueger hits the sweet spot every time.

—Lee Child

the Vanishings," which Cork's father looked into when he was sheriff. The sixth corpse, that of a well-dressed woman, appears to have been in the mine about a week. Rock-solid prose combines with effective characterizations and a logical if complex plot for a thrilling read. This book succeeds on every level and ought to attract the author a deservingly wide readership.

—Publishers Weekly (starred)

As always, Krueger’s writing couples the best of literary and commercial fiction, with intelligent, well-defined characters populating the story. Although the book contains violence, the author never makes it extraneous or graphic. He is one of those rare writers who manage to keep the suspense alive until the final page. Krueger fans will find a feast in between these covers, and for those who have yet to sample his fine and evocative writing, the book offers a complex yet completely believable plot, all tied up in words sharpened by one of the modern masters of the craft.

—Kirkus Reviews (starred)