Northwest Angle

Northwest Angle

By William Kent Krueger; Buck Schirner (Performed by)

Brilliance Audio, Compact Disc, 9781423396161, 10pp.

Publication Date: August 30, 2011

Description
During a houseboat vacation on the remote Lake of the Woods, a violent gale sweeps through unexpectedly, stranding Cork and his daughter, Jenny, on a devastated island where the wind has ushered in a force far darker and more deadly than any storm. Amid the wreckage, Cork and Jenny discover an old trapper's cabin where they find the body of a teenage girl. She wasn t killed by the storm, however; she d been bound and tortured before she died. Whimpering sounds coming from outside the cabin lead them to a tangle of branches toppled by the vicious winds. Underneath the debris, they find a baby boy, hungry and dehydrated, but still very much alive. Powerful forces intent on securing the child pursue them to the isolated Northwest Angle, where it's impossible to tell who among the residents is in league with the devil. Cork understands that to save his family he must solve the puzzle of this mysterious child whom death follows like a shadow. Part adventure, part mystery, and all knockout thriller (Booklist ), Northwest Angle is a dynamic addition to William Kent Krueger's critically acclaimed, award-winning series. ADVANCE PRAISE FOR NORTHWEST ANGLE A complex crime novel that contains meditations on the difficulties of loving and the paths we take to reach God, Northwest Angle has everything you want in a great read. Charlaine Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead Reckoning.


About the Author
For the last twenty years, William Kent Krueger has made his home in St. Paul, Minnesota, with his wife and two children. His Cork O Connor novels, Iron Lake (winner of the 1998 Anthony Award for Best First Novel and the Barry Award), Boundary Waters, Purgatory Ridge, Blood Hollow (winner of the 2004 Anthony Award for Best Novel), and Mercy Falls (winner of the 2005 Anthony Award for Best Novel) - as well as the political thriller The Devil s Bed - are available from Atria Books.

Schirner's professional career has primarily been on stage as a character actor. He is currently active in the theatre scene in Philadelphia. He also does television and radio commercial work, and likes to play a relaxing round of golf when time permits.