Desolation Mountain

Desolation Mountain

A Novel

Audiobook on MP3 CD - 2018
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There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. To Stephen O'Connor, Hamlet's dour observation is more than just words. All his life, he has had visions of tragedies to come. When he experiences the vision of a great bird shot from the sky, he knows something terrible is about to happen. The crash of a private plane on Desolation Mountain in a remote part of the Iron Lake Reservation, which kills a United States senator and most of her family, confirms Stephen's worst fears. Stephen joins his father, Cork O'Connor and a few Ojibwe men from the nearby Iron Lake reservation to sift through the smoldering wreckage when the FBI arrives and quickly assumes control of the situation. What seems like the end of the O'Connors' involvement is, however, only the beginning of a harrowing journey to understand the truth behind the Senator's death. As he initiates his own probe, Cork O'Connor stumbles upon a familiar face in Bo Thorson, a private security consultant whose unnamed clients have hired him to look quietly into the cause of the crash. The men agree to join forces in their investigation, but soon Cork begins to wonder if Thorson's loyalties lie elsewhere. In that far north Minnesota County, which is overrun with agents of the FBI, NTSB, DoD, and even members of a rightwing militia, all of whom have their own agendas, Cork, Stephen, and Bo attempt to navigate a perilous course. Roadblocked by lies from the highest levels of government, uncertain who to trust, and facing growing threats the deeper they dig for answers, the three men finally understand that to get to the truth, they will have to face the great menace, a beast of true evil lurking in the woods--a beast with a murderous intent of unimaginable scale.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2018
ISBN: 9781980008125
Branch Call Number: M KRU
Characteristics: 1 audio disc (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Additional Contributors: Chandler, David


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Oct 13, 2018

Stephen's story fascinates me. And the beloved other characters are wonderful. A great ride.

Sep 08, 2018

I think if Krueger wants to add spies and NSA to his novels-that's great! The only ones who might not like this novel are the conservatives who can't stand the truth and those people who stand by the truth.

Aug 20, 2018

I have read every one of Mr. Kreuger's Cork O'Connor mysteries. I have met the man and like him very much. Both of these facts lead to my disappointment with this book. When an author is perfectly capable of writing an engaging mystery set near Minnesota's Boundary Waters, why does he have to add the NSA, spies, and the President's wife to the mix???? I am a "classic" mystery reader, not a spy / government conspiracy kind of person. I still love the characters whom I have followed for 20 years, but much prefer a good old fashioned murder mystery. Cannot recommend this book. Kristi & Abby Tabby

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