Narrator: David Chandler
Series: Cork O'Connor #3
Published by Recorded Books on February 15, 2011
Genres: Mystery, Suspense
Length: 12 hours, 57 minutes
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William Kent Krueger is the award-winning author of the popular Cork O’Connor mysteries. In Purgatory Ridge, Krueger crafts a riveting tale that has ex-sheriff O’Connor on the case after a heated town debate turns deadly.
The local Anishinaabe Indian tribe is furious to discover that Karl Lindstrom’s lumber mill is after a grove of trees sacred to tribal lore. So when the mill gets bombed, killing a man, the tribe is blamed. But O’Connor has a different theory.
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Wow. I can’t stop listening to this Cork O’Connor series, Purgatory Ridge was an awesome suspenseful mystery. Just wow! It’s gripping and full of heart-pounding action. Many people showed their authentic selves – good, bad and ugly.
Cork continues to improves his life and connection with his family. He considers his role in life and his career in law enforcement. The plot was layered, difficult and amazing. I loved the strength of the women and children to survive their kidnapping. I was terrified they would hurt, that they would die.
I can’t recommend this series highly enough, if you like mysteries, law enforcement and Native American folklore. I know I’ll be reading it all.
I listened at my usual 1.25x speed with the comfort of the same narrator from the first two books. The narrator was so comfortable and it was a pleasure to listen. The Minnesota locations and Indian words were pronounced as I expected. I enjoyed both male and female voices and the performance adding to the emotional quality of the story.
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Reading this book contributed to these challenges:
- 2018 Audiobook Challenge
- 2018 Library-Love Challenge