Cork O'Connor Series

18 primary works • 24 total works
Corcoran "Cork" O'Connor is a former Chicago cop living in the north Minnesota woods.

Book 1

Iron Lake
3.93
· 20545 Ratings · 2120 Reviews · published 1998 · 30 editions
William Kent Krueger joined the ranks of today's b…
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Book 2

Boundary Waters
4.05
· 11210 Ratings · 1005 Reviews · published 1999 · 15 editions
The Quetico-Superior Wilderness: more than two mil…
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Book 3

Purgatory Ridge
4.12
· 9032 Ratings · 710 Reviews · published 2001 · 15 editions
Winner of the prestigious Loft-McKnight Fiction Aw…
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Book 4

Blood Hollow
4.16
· 7676 Ratings · 622 Reviews · published 2004 · 2 editions
When the corpse of a beautiful high school student…
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Book 5

Mercy Falls
4.11
· 6650 Ratings · 548 Reviews · published 2005 · 16 editions
Back in the saddle as sheriff of Tamarack County, …
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Book 6

Copper River
4.16
· 6651 Ratings · 539 Reviews · published 2006 · 12 editions
Two-time Anthony Award-winning author William Kent…
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Book 7

Thunder Bay
4.19
· 6522 Ratings · 590 Reviews · published 2007 · 3 editions
Henry Meloux, Cork's friend and spiritual advisor,…
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Book 8

Red Knife
4.08
· 5486 Ratings · 451 Reviews · published 2008 · 21 editions
When the daughter of a powerful businessman dies a…
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Book 9

Heaven's Keep
4.17
· 5944 Ratings · 550 Reviews · published 2009 · 22 editions

You can’t keep Cork down, and in the next rivet…

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Book 10

Vermilion Drift
4.19
· 5386 Ratings · 476 Reviews · published 2010 · 17 editions
Some nights, Corcoran O'Connor dreams his father's…
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Book 11

Northwest Angle
4.18
· 6015 Ratings · 607 Reviews · published 2011 · 15 editions
With his family caught in the crosshairs of a grou…
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Book 12

Trickster's Point
4.18
· 5362 Ratings · 485 Reviews · published 2012 · 11 editions
The latest in the New York Times bestselling Cork …
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Book 13

Tamarack County
4.13
· 5720 Ratings · 540 Reviews · published 2013 · 9 editions
Violence and murder blow into Minnesota’s sleepy T…
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Book 14

Windigo Island
4.13
· 5205 Ratings · 526 Reviews · published 2014 · 9 editions
When the body of a teenage Ojibwe girl washes up o…
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Book 15

Manitou Canyon
4.10
· 5051 Ratings · 526 Reviews · published 2016 · 11 editions
Since the violent deaths of his wife, father, and …
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Book 16

Sulfur Springs
3.98
· 4533 Ratings · 548 Reviews · published 2017 · 10 editions
On the Fourth of July, just as fireworks are about…
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Book 17

Desolation Mountain
4.07
· 4790 Ratings · 590 Reviews · published 2018 · 11 editions
New York Times bestselling author William Kent Kru…
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Book 18

Lightning Strike
4.69
· 13 Ratings · 2 Reviews · expected publication 2021 · 4 editions
The author of the instant New York Times bestselle…
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Book 1-3

The William Kent Krueger Collection #1: Iron Lake / Boundary Waters / Purgatory Ridge
Three exciting Cork O'Connor mysteries in one pack…
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Book 4-6

The William Kent Krueger Collection #2: Blood Hollow, Mercy Falls, and Copper River
Three unforgettable Cork O’Connor mysteries in one…
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Book 7-9

The William Kent Krueger Collection #3: Thunder Bay, Red Knife, and Heaven's Keep
Three knockout Cork O’Connor mysteries in one eboo…
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Book 10-12

The William Kent Krueger Collection #4: Vermilion Drift, Northwest Angle, and Trickster's Point
Three heartpounding New York Times bestselling Cor…
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Book 13-15

William Kent Krueger Collection #5: Tamarack County, Windigo Island, and Manitou Canyon
“Mystery fans can count on William Kent Krueger fo…
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The World of Cork O'Connor: A Look Behind the Pages of the Beloved Mystery Series
As the author of over fifteen spellbinding novels …
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