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Lightning Strike

(2021)
(Book 18 in the Cork O'Connor series)
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An instant New York Times bestseller, this prequel to the acclaimed Cork O’Connor series is “apitch perfect, richly imagined story that is both an edge-of-your-seat thriller and an evocative, emotionally charged coming-of-age tale” (Kristin Hannah, #1 New York Times bestselling author) about fathers and sons, small-town conflicts, and the events that shape our lives forever.

Aurora is a small town nestled in the ancient forest alongside the shores of Minnesota’s Iron Lake. In the summer of 1963, it is the whole world to twelve-year-old Cork O’Connor, its rhythms as familiar as his own heartbeat. But when Cork stumbles upon the body of a man he revered hanging from a tree in an abandoned logging camp, it is the first in a series of events that will cause him to question everything he took for granted about his hometown, his family, and himself.

Cork’s father, Liam O’Connor, is Aurora’s sheriff and it is his job to confirm that the man’s death was the result of suicide, as all the evidence suggests. In the shadow of his father’s official investigation, Cork begins to look for answers on his own. Together, father and son face the ultimate test of choosing between what their heads tell them is true and what their hearts know is right.

In this “brilliant achievement, and one every crime reader and writer needs to celebrate” (Louise Penny, #1 New York Times bestselling author), beloved novelist William Kent Krueger shows that some mysteries can be solved even as others surpass our understanding.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

August 2021 : Hardback
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Title: Lightning Strike: A Novel (Volume 18)
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
ISBN: 1-982128-68-2 / 978-1-982128-68-5
Publisher: Atria Books
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September 2021 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Lightning Strike (Cork O'Connor)
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
ISBN: 1-4328-8760-2 / 978-1-4328-8760-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

July 2022 : Paperback
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Title: Lightning Strike: A Novel (Volume 18)
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
ISBN: 1-982128-69-0 / 978-1-982128-69-2
Publisher: Atria Books
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Audio Editions

August 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Strike: Cork O'Connor Mysteries, Book 18
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
Publisher: Recorded Books Inc.
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August 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Strike: Cork O'Connor Mysteries, Book 18
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
Publisher: Recorded Books Inc.
Availability: Amazon AU   


August 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Strike: Cork O'Connor Mysteries, Book 18
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
Publisher: Recorded Books Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2021 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lightning Strike: Cork O'Connor Mysteries, Book 18
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
Publisher: Recorded Books Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lightning Strike: A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 18)
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


August 2021 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lightning Strike: A Novel (Cork O'Connor Mystery Series Book 18)
Author(s): William Kent Krueger
Publisher: Atria Books
Availability: Amazon UK