The critics are calling Manitou Canyon the best novel in the bestselling and award-winning Cork O'Connor series, which means the readers are in for a real treat! It's suspenseful, thrilling, and you won't be able to get your eyes off it. William Kent Krueger delivers a smash hit with this one, a fast but lasting story that will linger on long after you turn that very last page. It's O'Connor's daughter's wedding soon, but he's nowhere to be found.
The thing is, it's November, and he lost his buddy, his father and his wife in previous Novembers, so, this month is pretty much the hardest one in a year for him. So, he doesn't really understand why his daughter decided to get married right now. Soon, a man camping in the area goes missing, and his relatives ask O'Connor to stick around and work on the case.
Now, the wedding is about to start in a couple of days, and it seems like the storm will hit in any second, but he agrees to help out and decides to conduct his own investigation. Days pass, the weather turns into a disaster, and Cork is still not back for the wedding. Pretty soon they become certain that something's wrong and fly to the lake where the report claimed the missing man was last seen.
They find O'Connor's campsite, but there's still no sign of him. But, there is a lot of blood. The winter storm is coming, and the family will have to race against time and find the real truth behind this mysterious case. However, it's not only Cork's life in danger - hundreds of innocents are about to die if they don't do something about it. Manitou Canyon is dramatic, thrilling, the storytelling is superb and the twists/turns will make your blood rush like crazy.