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Lightning Strike

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: William Kent Krueger

Narrated By: David Chandler

Date: August 2021

Duration: 11 hours 37 minutes


The New York Times bestselling author of This Tender Land returns with a powerful prequel to his acclaimed Cork O'Connor series-a book about fathers and sons, long-smoldering conflicts in a small Minnesota town, and the events that echo through youth and 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 twelveyear-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 masterful story of a young man and a town on the cusp of change, beloved novelist William Kent Krueger shows that some mysteries can be solved even as others surpass our understanding.


  • CatherineBrennon

    Wonderfully written and spell binding. Highly recommended

  • Susan T.

    great book also narrator is very good

  • Berva Lorraine H.

    I love the writing of Wm. Kent Krueger. Since I first discovered him I have read all the stories by him that I could find. Cork O’Connor is like a member of my extended family. I love how the rich, smooth voice of David Chandler brings his books to life. This book was no exception. I loved it.

  • Pamela G.

    I couldn’t stop listening to this book. It is an excellent heart warming story. I have enjoyed all the William Kent Krueger books. He is a gifted writer.

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