Sulfur Springs (Cork O'Connor, #16) by William Kent Krueger

Into the Wild

Read Sulfur Springs (Cork O'Connor, #16) Online Free - On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks are about to go off in Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O’Connor and his new bride Rainy Bisonette listen to a desperate voicemail left by Rainy's son, Peter. The message is garbled and full of static, but they hear Peter confess to the murder of someone named Rodriguez. When they try to contact him, they discover that his phone has gone dead.

The following morning, Cork and Rainy fly to Coronado County in southern Arizona, where Peter has been working as a counselor in a well-known drug rehab center. When they arrive, they learn that Peter was fired six months earlier and hasn’t been heard from since. So they head to the little desert town of Sulfur Springs where Peter has been receiving his mail. But no one in Sulfur Springs seems to know him. They do, however, recognize the name Rodriguez. Carlos Rodriguez is the head of a cartel that controls everything illegal crossing the border from Mexico into Coronado County.

As they gather scraps of information about Peter, Cork and Rainy are warned that there is a war going on along the border. “Trust no one in Coronado County,” is a refrain they hear again and again. And to Cork, Arizona is alien country. The relentless heat and absence of water, tall trees, and cool forests feel nightmarish to him, as does his growing sense that Rainy might know more about what's going on than she's willing to admit. And if he can't trust Rainy, who can he trust?



Title : Sulfur Springs (Cork O'Connor, #16)
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ISBN : 150114734X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 352 pages


Reviews


Diane S ☔ rated it ★★★★☆

August 08, 2017

Number 16 in the Cork O'Connor series, have been reading these for a long time, and am still excited when I see a new one being published. Cork's family, so familiar to me, like a visit to catch up on old friends. Cork himself, his role of defending the good against evil, which he has done many t...


Lou rated it ★★★★★

August 30, 2017

Cork the main protagonist lost his wife and father to mindless violence and now with his second wife, Rainy, he’s on the trail of Peter, her son amid some violence. This journey in the first person from Cork’s point of view, a journey of trust, one of finding of them in his marriage and securing P...


LJ rated it ★★★★★

August 15, 2017

First Sentence: In the balance of who we are and what we do, the weight of history is immeasurable. Cork O’Connor and his bride Rainy are about to celebrate the Fourth of July when Rainy receives a frantic and disturbing voice message from her son Peter, who is in Southern Arizona working at a dru...


Kasa rated it ★★★★☆

September 01, 2017

Latest in a beloved series. This time Cork goes to Arizona, and Krueger does as great a job with the natural world of the desert as he does with the landscape of the northern midwest.


Beth rated it ★★★★★

September 05, 2017

Throughout the reading of this fine mystery series, I've been impressed by the lore of the various Native American tribes that become part of the stories. Cork, the main character, lives in Minnesota, is of Indian descent, and his life and the cases he becomes involved in are often surrounded and...


Janet rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 27, 2017

This title just didn't interest me like the other ones I have read in this series. Yes, it was an easy read, but the others took more time and had more depth. Also Henry did not make an appearance in this one, he was just talked about. This is one of my favorite mystery series even though I began...


Mary Jo rated it ★★★☆☆

August 27, 2017

A good intricate mystery if you don't mind Mexican drug cartels, border struggles and desert heat. The main attraction of Krueger's books for me is the Minnesota setting and I sadly missed the pine trees, lakes and references to Ojibiwa culture.


Laura rated it ★★★★☆

August 02, 2017

These Cork & Rainy books are unique & enjoyable reads. The characters get to be familiar so it's like slipping into a party with old friends with every read. Thanks to Atria for this early copy in exchange for review.


Dick rated it ★★★★☆

September 23, 2017

Cork O’Connor, the usual protagonist of Krueger’s novels, heads for the Arizona desert with his new wife, Rainy Bisonette, to locate her son Peter. She had received a cryptic phone message from Peter that he’d killed someone and was in big trouble. When they arrive in the desert community of Cor...


Brenden Schaaf rated it ★★★★★

August 27, 2017

"I’ve always believed that if Minnesota is in your blood, it’s hard to be completely happy anywhere else." Cork O'Connor doesn't need to be happy to get the job done as circumstances take him to the Arizona desert near the border with Mexico. If anything is missing in this book, it's the dealings...





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